‘Freedom movement’ rallies planned for Ottawa all summer: organizer

OTTAWA – Events are set to take place in Ottawa in late June through Canada Day and the rest of the summer for what organizers say are to protest remaining COVID-19 pandemic-era restrictions. 19. Veterans for Freedom steering committee member Andrew MacGillivray said in an interview posted on YouTube that he will be holding a … Read more

Ottawa urged to act amid ongoing privacy leaks in military sexual misconduct deal

Ottawa is facing calls to respond to a growing number of privacy breaches involving service members who have been victims of sexual misconduct in uniform, with experts and opposition parties calling the mistakes unacceptable. Epiq Class Action Services has admitted to leaking the personal data of more than 100 current and former members of the … Read more

Weakness of Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering Regime

VANCOUVER — Canada’s federal anti-money laundering regime is ineffective, according to a new report commissioned by British Columbia that blames much of the blame for the province’s infestation of illicit funds on the federal government and to its agencies. Released on Wednesday, the three-year Cullen Commission report says federal agencies have been unable to stop … Read more

Ottawa’s Little Trains That Couldn’t: How the LRT Made Residents of Canada’s Capital Angry and Waiting for Answers

When Ottawa opened its light rail transit system in the fall of 2019, it seemed like everyone in this city had hope. We had watched the shiny red trains run through the city for a year of testing, and now we were finally going to be able to drive them. They were faster and quieter … Read more

Inquiry to hear testimony about Ottawa’s off-rail transportation system – Ottawa

OTTAWA — Hundreds of civil servants and downtown workers walked side by side on the sidewalk on the outskirts of downtown Ottawa on a dreary morning in October 2019, making an unexpected march to work. Laptop bags slung over their shoulders, the crowd followed the route of the new Confederation LRT line where the trains … Read more

Highway closures for the Ottawa Valley this week (June 12)

You shouldn’t have to sit in traffic: your weekly roundup of highway closures in Ontario for new and ongoing construction in the Ottawa Valley, including North Grenville, Smiths Falls, Perth, Carleton Place, Mississippi Mills, Arnprior and Renfrew. Highway 15 northbound to Highway 7: one alternating lane closed until June 17 at 5:30 a.m. Highway 401 … Read more

‘Major’ National Security Investigation Underway into Explosives Scare on Parliament Hill

A “major” national security investigation is underway in light of a warning from Canadian border security officials of potential explosives in vehicles parked near Parliament Hill, sources told Global News. Parliamentarians and their staff were ordered to ‘shelter in place’ on Saturday afternoon as police descended on downtown Ottawa due to what law enforcement described … Read more

Ottawa police shut down Parliament Hill

Ottawa police say they have identified two people of interest, but no public safety concerns, as they continue their investigation into an incident that briefly led to the evacuation of Parliament Hill. Police say they received reports earlier in the day of an unspecified potential threat near the parliamentary precincts, prompting them to close some … Read more

Ottawa police shut down Parliament Hill

Ottawa police say they have identified two people of interest, but no public safety concerns, as they continue their investigation into an incident that briefly led to the evacuation of Parliament Hill. Police say they received reports earlier in the day of an unspecified potential threat near the parliamentary precincts, prompting them to close some … Read more

Listen daily to the keyword to WIN $200 in BBQ items!

Details Category: Competition Published: Saturday, June 11, 2022 3:00 PM What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with $200 worth of mouth-watering local barbecue products? ! 😍 You could win an organized package, courtesy of The Piggy Market! HOW? ‘OR’ WHAT: Listen every day this week at 7:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. ET for … Read more