The flood warning in Renfrew County continues until at least Thursday.

Water levels are expected to rise again in the Pembroke area by another 27 cm by Thursday.

The Ottawa River regulation planning board says in Ottawa and Gatineau, river levels could stop decreasing, next week.


Human remains found after a house fire in Killaloe still have not been identified.

Fire fighters were called to the house on Mountain View road just after 3:30 Sunday afternoon.

The fire is not suspicious.

Several agencies are investigating the death, the fire marshalls office along with he coroner, OPP forensics, and the Renfrew County crime unit.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the opp.


The federal government will be testing Canada’s Alert Ready emergency notification system tomorrow, but Ontario residents won’t be part of it.

The governments of both Ontario and Quebec told Public Safety Canada they wouldn’t be participating in the test broadcast, which was set to be pushed out to cellphones across both provinces.

They say they’re opting out of this test because they don’t want to send unnecessary alerts to residents still trying to cope with historic flooding.

The Alert Ready system is supposed to be tested twice a year across the country.


A 29 year old woman has been charged with impaired driving, after reports of an aggressive driver on county road 26.

The OPP responded to the call on Saturday, just after 1 in the afternoon.

Police say at one point, the accused got out of her car to confront a witness.

The vehicle was then located in Brockville.

Shortly after, police were able to locate the driver.

29 year old Katharine Collins will appear in Brockville court on may 24th.


Police have arrested a forth man in connection with a dating app sexual assault case.

28 year old Vincent Carrieres of Gatineau, is now facing charges of sexual assault with a weapon and overcoming resistance by administering a substance.

26 year old Michel Giroux was initially arrested along with two other men on February 27, after police received three reports of sexual assault.

Police say the alleged incidents involved a drug, possibly GHB, that was given to the victims, after they were contacted through a dating app like Tinder or Bumble.

Alleged victims of Michel Giroux have been coming forward in numbers, according to the Gatineau police.

Giroux is now facing 13 additional charges in relation to this case.

Police have re-issued its call for victims of Michel Giroux, Vincent Carrieres, Simon Lavoie or Hasan Demirovic or any other individual to come forward.


There’s growing tension between Ontario Premier Doug Ford and the mayor of the province’s largest city.

John Tory is questioning why Ford’s Progressive Conservative government plans to slash spending on public health and child care while considering potentially pricey negotiations with major brewers in order to sell beer at corner stores.

Ford shot back yesterday, saying Tory — a former leader of the governing party — shouldn’t weigh into issues he doesn’t understand.

Tory is meeting with the head of an organization representing big-city mayors later today.

The group has joined the growing chorus of voices protesting the government’s planned cuts.


Voters in Nanaimo, B-C have elected to go Green.

The Green party’s Paul Manly beat out six other candidates to win Nanaimo-Ladysmith in a federal byelection that many political experts and party officials considered a test run six months before the nation-wide federal election.

The riding’s parliamentary seat has been vacant since January when New Democrat Sheila Malcolmson quit to switch to provincial politics.

With 93 per cent of the ballots counted, Manly has taken 38 per cent of the vote, with a Conservative placing a distant second.

Manly will become the second Green party M-P, joining Leader Elizabeth May.


The chairman of the U-S House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold U-S Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.

Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a subpoena for Barr to provide the full text of the special counsel’s report on the Russia probe by Monday’s deadline.


Another dispute is beginning to boil between U-S President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats in the House.

Trump’s treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, is refusing to turn over to the House the tax returns of the president in spite of federal law.

Mnuchin says he is relying on Justice Department advice in arguing that the request by the House Ways and Means Committee lacks a “legitimate legislative purpose.”

Democrats are expected either to subpoena the I-R-S for the returns or file a lawsuit.


Two Reuters journalists have been freed from prison after they were convicted of breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act over reporting on security forces’ abuses of minority Rohingya Muslims.

The two Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters were convicted in September and sentenced to seven years in jail.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were among 65-hundred-and-20 prisoners listed in a blanket presidential pardon and released Tuesday.

America’s top trade negotiator has accused China of “reneging” on commitments it made in earlier talks.

U-S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says the Trump administration will respond by hiking tariffs on 200-billion dollars in Chinese goods beginning Friday.

Still, China confirms its economy czar will still go to Washington for talks with Lighthizer and America’s treasury secretary on Thursday and Friday.


Brits, Canadians and others in Commonwealth countries around the globe are celebrating Monday’s birth of “baby Sussex.”

A joyful Prince Harry announced the newest member of the royal family outside Windsor Castle, adding he and wife Meghan will decide on a name for their baby boy in coming days.

With a British father and an American mom, royal experts say the baby will eventually be registered for dual nationality — but for now, he’s British.

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