A man in his 20’s is recovering after being stabbed in the neck last night.

Ottawa police say the incident happened around 10 at Bank and Alta Vista.

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Ottawa police say that detectives have taken over the case and more information will be available later this morning.


A man from Metcalfe has been identified as the victim in a fatal hit and run in Saskatchewan.

The 58 year old’s body was discovered on the side of highway one on the morning of January 5th near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border.

The RCMP believe the man was killed after being hit by a passing vehicle the night before – and they have been asking for any witnesses to come forward.

The man’s name has not been released.


Ottawa Valley OPP and the Ontario fire marshall are investigating a house fire in Petawawa.

The lone woman in the house managed to get out uninjured.

Fire broke out in the house on Herman Street around 11 yesterday morning and it is being treated as suspicious.


Are you also paying too much for car insurance…many of you likely think so.

Well, the Ford government is reviewing the auto-insurance system, with a goal to lower rates for drivers in the province.

The review will examine practices in other jurisdictions to find ways to make improvements and introduce more competition.

Ontario now has the second costliest insurance rates in the country, behind British Columbia.


A publisher says Vic Fedeli has demanded a full retraction of allegations of sexual misconduct that Patrick Brown made in his tell-all book.

Dean Baxendale says the finance minister’s lawyers served both him and Brown with a notice of libel.

Brown, who resigned as party leader last year amid allegations of sexual misconduct that he denies, portrays himself in his book as a victim of a conspiracy led by senior Tory officials.

The book also made allegations against several key members of the Tory government, including Fedeli, whom Brown said faced accusations of “inappropriate behaviour” by a party staffer in December 2017.


Ontario-based Algoma Steel is going to get an infusion of cash from the government to help make up for American tariffs on steel and aluminum.

The Canadian Press has learned that Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains will make the announcement at the company’s Sault Ste Marie plant today.

Ontario Northern Development Minister Greg Rickford will also be there, and he’s expected to announce a separate provincial investment in the company.

The government support comes as Canadian steel and aluminum producers continue to face punishing levies imposed in June by U-S President Donald Trump.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent Wednesday in Kamloops, B-C, where he touted the 40-billion-dollar L-N-G Canada project in a speech to supporters at a Liberal fundraiser.

Then, at a town hall in the city last night, some critics of the natural-gas pipeline and export facility being built in Kitimat let Trudeau know how angry they were that he allowed the R-C-M-P to arrest some protesters of that project.

Fourteen Indigenous protesters were arrested Monday for blocking Coastal GasLink from an access road near Houston, B-C, and some people called Trudeau a liar for claiming he wants reconciliation with First Nations.

Trudeau said the massive L-N-G project is one of his government’s key achievements and he wants to move forward in partnership with Indigenous Peoples.


An agreement has been reached to defuse tensions between a northern B-C First Nation and police in the wake of Monday’s raid on a blockade of a local piece of a massive natural-gas pipeline project.

Hereditary leaders of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation reached a tentative deal with the R-C-M-P, after the arrest of 14 members of the Indigenous community in taking down a gate that blocked access to an area where Coastal GasLink wants to build a pipeline.

The chiefs now say members will abide by the B-C court injunction granting the company access to a bridge as long as Mounties agree not to raid the nearby Unist’ot’en healing camp and won’t touch a different gate they say is vital to their safety.


U-S President Donald Trump is taking the partial-government shutdown battle to the U-S-Mexico border in Texas, seeking to bolster his case for a border wall after the latest negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands.

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump stomped out of yesterday’s meeting after he asked if she would support a wall, and she said “no.”

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