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There is no telling what is in store today on Parliament Hill following the conclusion of a marathon voting session launched by the Opposition Conservatives. The filibuster protest, which continued until almost one in the morning, was sparked by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rejection of an opposition request for a broader waiver covering former attorney […]

Brooke Henderson is in the mix after round one of the Founders Cup in Phoenix.  Brooke opening with a 5-under 67 at Desert Ridge to sit three shots back of the lead. — Playoff hockey at TD Place. 67’s begin their journey to the Memorial Cup tonight when they take on the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs. […]

Mar 22 Rain 3° Winds S 5 km/h                               Today: Periods of rain becoming mixed with snow. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind becoming NW 30-50 km/h this afternoon. High 3 with temperature falling to -1 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low.   Tonight: Periods of snow and local blowing snow. Local amount 5 […]

A man is in police custody after an “erratic driver” smashed into several cars near the University of Ottawa. A 36-year-old man has been arrested and will be in court today for a bail hearing. Ottawa police say several vehicles were damaged in the incident, but there are no reported injuries. Police received several calls […]

The Vancouver Canucks keep their playoff hopes alive with a 7-4 win over the Senators. Leafs dump the Sabres 4-2.  Jets complete a Southern California sweep with a 3-0 win over Anaheim…and Tampa Bay gets by Washington 5-4 in overtime. — The Brockville Braves beat Smiths Falls 5-2 for a two-nothing lead in their CCHL […]

Mar 21 Cloudy 1° Winds SE 3 km/h                               Today: Periods of snow or rain this morning becoming rain. High 7. UV index 1 or low.   Tonight: Periods of rain becoming mixed with snow overnight. Low plus 1.   Fri: Periods of snow. Snow at times mixed with rain in the morning. Local snowfall […]

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has introduced the Trudeau government’s final budget bill of its current mandate, promising billions in fresh spending for pharmacare, retraining workers, and to help first-time home buyers. But funding for some of the new commitments will only start kicking in after October’s election. New spending includes helping more Canadians afford and […]

Going out on top. Legendary coach Dave Smart steps aside as bench boss of the Carleton Ravens basketball team. Smart to take on a new role as director of basketball.  His replacement is Taffe Charles, who has coached Carleton’s women’s basketball team since 2007.  Not known yet who’ll coach the women’s team. — The Montreal […]

Mar 20 Clear -4° Winds S 5 km/h                               Today: Mainly sunny. High 7. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: Increasing cloudiness with scattered flurries. Low 0.   Thurs: Periods of snow or rain changing to periods of rain in the morning. High 6.   Fri: Cloudy with scattered flurries. Low 0. High 3. […]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is denying allegations that a Progressive Conservative legislator was kicked out of caucus for raising concerns about possible “illegal and unregistered” lobbying by Ford’s friends and advisers. Randy Hillier, who represents the eastern Ontario riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, was ousted Friday after the party said he was unwilling to be a team […]

Reese Bolton scores in DOUBLE overtime giving the Junior A Carleton Place Canadians  a  4-3 win over Navan and a two-nothing lead in their opening-round playoff series. The Bears-Braves series gets underway tonight in Brockville…while Hawkesbury is hosting Rockland. — In the NHL,  the  Canucks stop Chicago’s  five-game win strea with a  3-2 overitme victory.  […]

Mar 19 Clear -9° Winds NW 2 km/h                               Today: Sunny early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with scattered wet flurries late this morning and this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 3. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -6. […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has spoken with his counterpart in New Zealand. He told Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that Canada shares New Zealand’s feelings of grief and loss after tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch that 50 left people dead and dozens more wounded. Trudeau also attended the South Nepean Muslim Community Mosque last […]

Canadian Bianca Andreescu took home quite the pay cheque for her first career W-T-A Tour title. The unseeded 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ontario upset eighth-seeded German Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in the women’s final at the B-N-P Paribas Open. The victory is worth just over $1-point-3-5 million dollars U-S. —- 67’s close out the regular […]

Mar 18 Clear -8° Winds SW 5 km/h                               Today: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 0. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -12.   Tues: Increasing cloudiness early in the morning with a chance of flurries late in the morning and in the […]

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 […]

Was that the future of the Sens on display at Canadian Tire Centre? Max Veronneau and Erik Branstrom step in and didn’t look out of place and Anders Nilsson was outstanding between the pipes leading the Sens to a 2-0 win over the visiting Blues.   Only Christian Wolanin was able to beat St. Louis goalie […]

Mar 15 Cloudy 9° Winds S 13 km/h                               Today: A mix of sun and cloud with isolated showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming SW 20-40 km/h late this morning. Temperature falling to 6 this afternoon.   Tonight: Periods of rain this evening changing to periods of light snow after midnight. Low -2. […]

The SIU is appealing for witnesses after an incident between a 19 year old man and Ottawa police. Last Thursday, around 11 in the morning, police went to the Herongate Plaza after receiving a call. Upon arrival, the person of interest fled and was quickly apprehended on Walkley Road. The man had to be taken […]

Max Vernneau gets his start with the Sens tonight against the visiting St. Louis Blues. The 23 year old winger, who grew up in the Glebe, has signed an entry-level contract with the Sens after wrapping up his NC-Double-A season. — The Leafs fall behind 5-0 before a furious comeback attempt fell short in a […]

Mar 14 Partly cloudy 0° Winds E 9 km/h                               Today: Mainly cloudy this morning with a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon and some light rain this evening. High 7.   Tonight: Showers with the risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing near midnight. Temperature steady near 7.   Fri: A few morning […]

Another Canadian killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian airlines crash has ties to Ottawa. Peter Demarsh was a graduate of Carleton University master’s program in international affairs. Demarsh was the chair of the international family forestry alliance and president of the Canadian federation of woodlot owners He was on his way to Nairobi for a conference on […]

Ottawa born Max Veronneau is returning home for professional hockey. The Sens have signed the college standout to a two year entry level contract. Veronneau played minor hockey in Ottawa and was a star with Princeton. The college season wrapped up last weekend. He is a 6 foot, 180 pound centre. The team expects he […]

Mar 13 Partly cloudy -4° Winds SW 4 km/h Today: Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 1. Tonight: Periods of snow ending this evening then mainly cloudy. Risk of freezing drizzle this evening. Low 0. Thurs: Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning late in the afternoon. High 7. […]

A third victim with Ottawa ties has been identified from the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people on board….18 of them Canadian. Stephanie Lacroix graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2015 with a degree in international development and globalization. Uottawa has sent out a tweet saying their thoughts go out to the family […]