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OC Tranpso will be running extra bus service for the morning and afternoon commute to help alleviate backups. The buses are being added due to a train shortage on the LRT. The buses will run non-stop from Hurdman and Tunney’s Pasture to downtown Staff will be at those stations to help direct passengers. ================================ Teacher […]


On the scoreboard it looked like a routine three-setter, but it took two days for Canadian Milos Raonic to advance to the second round at the Australian Open. Raonic was leading by two sets and 5-2 when heavy rain suspended his opener against Italy’s Lorenzo Giustino. They returned to the court for less than 10 […]


Jan 21 Clear -21° Winds W 5 km/h   Today: Sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon with scattered flurries late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -6. Wind chill -30 this morning and -12 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -7.   Wed: A mix […]


One day teacher strikes are coming this week from 3 of the 4 teacher unions — the first one begins today. The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario holding is holding several one day walkouts this week, targeting different boards . There will be no class today at public elementary schools in Ottawa today. There will […]


The L-P-G-A’s Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions has spilled into (Monday) after darkness halted the playoff. Nasa Hataoka and Gaby Lopez matched par five times in a playoff at the 197-yard 18th hole until it was too dark to continue. Inbee Park also was part of the playoff before falling out on the third extra […]


Jan 20 Clear -17° Winds NW 5 km/h   Today: Sunny. Wind NW 20 km/h. High -9. Wind chill -29 this morning and -18 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.   Tonight: Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -20.   Tues: Increasing cloudiness. Isolated flurries in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -7. […]


Three police forces combined to raid four different locations in the region. The raids netted a number of firearms and a quantity of drugs, which is being examined. Ottawa police, Surete du Quebec, and Gatineau police raided buildings on Wood Acres Grove,  and Hawthorne in Ottawa, as well as one each in Gatineau and Chapeau, […]


The Ottawa 67’s are hosting the Flint Firebirds tonight at TD Place — Last night in the CCHL: Navan beat Cornwall 5-2 Hawkesbury over Kanata 4-2 Tonight: Smiths Falls hosts Navan Brockville travels to Hawkesbury Ottawa’s In Kemptville Cornwall visits Rockland Pembroke hosts Kanata — Peter DeBoer picked up a victory in his Golden Knights […]


Jan 17 Clear -18° Winds NW 16-32 km/h   Today: Sunny. Wind N 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. High -14. Wind chill minus 33 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -21. Risk of frostbite.   Sat: Cloudy. Snow at […]


Two people from Smiths Falls are facing gun and drug-related charges, after a couple of search warrants were conducted by Ontario Provincial Police officers in Montague Township and Smiths Falls. OPP officers from Ottawa, Leeds Grenville and Lanark, as well as the Smiths Falls Police Service executed two search warrants on January 15. A number […]


Corey Crawford wishes he could play in his hometown more often. Crawford made 32 saves and Zack Smith scored twice as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Canadiens 4-1 in Montreal. The veteran goalie has won six straight starts at Bell Centre and is 11-2-and-2 in his career against the Canadiens. — Gerard Gallant began the […]


Jan 16 Snow -1° Winds NE 5 km/h   Today: Periods of snow ending near noon then mainly cloudy. Amount 2-4 cm. Wind becoming NW 20-40 km/h near noon. Temperature falling to -6 this afternoon.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low -19. Risk of frostbite.   Fri: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -13.   […]


A one-day walkout by Ontario’s public high school teachers’ union has shut the doors of schools at 16 boards across the province. This is the latest one-day walkout by members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation. High schools in the Upper Canada District school board are closed, but its elementary schools remain open. All […]


The Senators’ winless streak has reached eight games after a 3-2 overtime loss against the Blackhawks at Canadian Tire Centre. Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored the winner. — Edmonton picked up a rare victory over the Nashville Predators. Leon Draisaitl scored two power-play goals as the Oilers beat the Predators 4-2 at Rogers Place. Nashville […]


Jan 15 Cloudy -3° Winds SW 8 km/h   Today: Cloudy with sunny breaks. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 1.   Tonight: Snow beginning this evening. Amount 5-10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -4.   Thurs: Snow ending early in the afternoon then cloudy. Amount 2 cm. Wind NW 20 km/h. Temperature […]


Ottawa police are searching for wanted man, previously arrested on child sex assault charges. Police say 22-year-old Brendon Wayne Spurrell is considered dangerous. He’s described as white, 5 foot 10, weighing 160 pounds. He has short black hair and blue eyes. In March of 2017, Spurrell was charged with child luring and sex assault after […]


The Calgary Flames’ win streak has ended at five games. Carey Price made 31 saves for his second shutout of the season and the Montreal Canadiens beat the visiting Flames 2-0. Jordan Weal and rookie Ryan Poehling scored for the Canadiens. They’ve won two in a row after losing eight straight. — Alex Ovechkin moved […]


Jan 14 Cloudy -8° Winds N 5 km/h   Today: Mainly cloudy. Periods of snow beginning late this afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -4.   Tonight: Periods of snow with risk of freezing drizzle. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -6.   Wed: A mix of […]


Mourners gathered on Saturday to mark one year since the Westboro bus crash. Three people died and dozens were injured when the bus collided with a metal on the platform on January 11, 2019. A small vigil was held on the platform, and a makeshift memorial had been set up, to remember the victims. City […]


A tough night for Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen. Andersen allowed four goals on 12 shots before he was pulled 49 seconds into the second period in an 8-4 loss to the host Florida Panthers. The eight goals allowed by the Maple Leafs were the most for Toronto since a 9-2 loss to Nashville in November […]


Jan 13 Cloudy -9° Winds NE 8 km/h   Today: Cloudy with scattered flurries early this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle. Sunny breaks this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -6.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -10.   Tues: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 […]


Hundreds of mourners gathered in the cold on Parliament Hill last night to remember the 63 Canadians who died, when a Ukrainian airlines flight taking off from Tehran crashed shortly after takeoff on Wednesday morning. Eight of the victims had ties to the Ottawa area, bringing a large and complex global story very close to […]


It was a good night for Alberta’s N-H-L teams. Johnny Gaudreau scored the winning goal for the Calgary Flames in a 2-1 win over the visiting Minnesota Wild. Calgary has won four games in a row. Also, Alex Chiasson scored the third-period winner as the Oilers rallied past the Montreal Canadiens 4-2. Edmonton has now […]


Jan 10 Cloudy -2° Winds S 15 km/h   Today: Cloudy with a few flurries early this morning then periods of rain or drizzle. Wind S 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 5.   Tonight: Periods of rain or drizzle. Wind becoming S 20 km/h overnight. Temperature steady near 5.   Sat: Rain changing […]


We are learning this morning that a vigil will be held at parliament hill tonight for the victims of the Tehran air crash The Iranian community posted on Facebook, it’s deepest condolences in the deaths of their dear friends, and all passengers. The invitation to the vigil asks members of the community, regardless of their […]