Ottawa Police responded to a stabbing call on Rideau Street, near Colonel By Drive on March 14 around 9:30 p.m.

Police found a man in his 30’s with non-life threatening injuries.

The man refused to cooperate with police.

No suspect information has been released.

Ottawa Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Central Investigations at 613-236-1222 ext. 5166, or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll-free at 1-800-222-8477.


Gatineau police continue to search for a missing 16 year old girl.

Vanessa Rochon was last seen Tuesday evening this week, just before seven, at a store on Maloney Boulevard.

Police say it has reason to fear for Vanessa’s health and safety.

She was last seen wearing a brown coat with black sleeves, blue jeans with holes and black shoes without laces.

She does usually travel on foot.

Vanessa Rochon, 14, of Gatineau. Photo/ Gatineau Police Service


A Gatineau police officer is being heralded after cutting off a potentially dangerous situation.

The officer noticed something was, not quite right, and used the cruiser to intercept a car travelling the wrong way on Maloney Boulevard.

The wrong way car struck the cruiser.

Inside that vehicle, a woman was found unconscious.

It believed she suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel.

Police had to close a portion of Maloney yesterday morning around ten to investigate.


You can expect delays this afternoon in the downtown core because of a student demonstration.

Participants in the ‘Fridays for Future’ will be marching from the University of Ottawa to parliament hill at noon.

The rally is to raise awareness for school strikes happening in 9 hundred and 57 places across 82 countries

Students are expected to be on the hill until 3 o’clock.

A second group will being marching at 1 o’clock from Gatineau to Parliament Hill.

Commuters are asked to find alternate routes and avoid the area.

A full list of affected streets are available at Ottawa matters dot com.


The provincial government is expected to make an announcement today that lays out its plans for the education sector, including such issues as class sizes, sex education and teacher hiring.

Union leaders say they have not yet been given any details, but they expect to see cuts to help address a multibillion-dollar provincial deficit.

The government has been consulting since January on class sizes and teacher hiring practices, including asking whether hard caps on class sizes should continue.

Today’s update is also expected to contain changes to the math curriculum, with Premier Doug Ford often talking of scrapping the so-called discovery math curriculum.


A government-appointed panel says Ontario’s energy regulator is in need of an overhaul to strengthen public trust in its work and better adapt to technological change.

In a report being issued today, the three-member panel recommends the Ontario Energy Board should have more independence.

It also recommends the board should streamline rate change applications and adapt to better address technological changes in the energy sector.

The O-E-B sets rules for energy companies and establishes rates that consumers pay.


Air Canada says it will waive cancellation charges and rebooking fees for Max 8 flights within three weeks of the original travel date after the Boeing series of jets was grounded by Canada and dozens of other countries.

On Wednesday, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the decision was made after a review of the available evidence in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines disaster Sunday.

Air Canada has 24 Max 8s in their fleet, while WestJet has 13.

Both airlines have been scrambling to rebook passengers on alternate planes, and say travellers will not be compensated for accommodation if they end up having to fly on a different date.


The Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor says while the global economy is doing better than it was before the 2007 financial crisis, things could change quickly.

Speaking in Vancouver, Carolyn Wilkins points to unknowns such as the ongoing trade tensions between the U-S and China.

She says economic growth is being held back by an explosion of global debt over the last decade, which also creates vulnerabilities in the world’s financial system.


The death toll from two mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand has climbed to 49, with more than 20 others injured.

Calling it “one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the events represent an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence.

Four people have been taken into custody, and the country’s national security threat level has been raised from low to high.


After a week of confrontation with the White House, a dozen Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that U-S President Donald Trump declared so he could build his Mexican border wall.

However, the move is more symbolic than practical, as moments after yesterday’s 59-41 vote, Trump tweeted a single word — “Veto!”

But experts say the vote serves as a political message that party members are not willing to stand with Trump in what they feel is an overreach of his presidential power.


With just 15 days before Brexit, British lawmakers voted to delay the departure from the European Union.

The House of Commons voted 413-202 Thursday in favour of seeking to postpone the U-K’s departure for at least three months beyond the scheduled March 29th divorce date.

However, any extension to Brexit has to be approved by all 27 remaining E-U countries, and the bloc has made it clear that Britain must have a strong reason for a delay.


Five months after a botched attempt led to an emergency landing for two of them, three astronauts have arrived at the International Space Station.

The Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch and Russia cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin docked at the orbiting outpost six hours after lifting off from Kazakhstan.

Last October, a Soyuz carrying Hague and Ovchinin failed two minutes into flight, activating a rescue system that allowed their capsule to land safely.

The trio join several other astronauts — including Canadian David Saint-Jacques — already on the space station.

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