Indigenous Services Minister faces calls to visit Attawapiskat First Nation

OTTAWA – Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan is facing calls from the federal NDP to visit the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat First Nation. Earlier this month, the community declared a state of emergency over concerns about chemical levels in tap…

Ottawa firefighters, paramedics rescue man who fell into river after being struck by metal beam

Ottawa paramedics say a man in his 40s was transported to the Ottawa Hospital trauma centre after being struck by a metal beam and falling into the Ottawa River on Wednesday. Paramedics say the incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m.…

Man charged after doing burnouts, destroying paint on Pride crosswalk in Prescott: OPP

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say they’ve charged an eastern Ontario man with mischief after he was allegedly witnessed doing “intentional burnouts” with his truck on a newly painted Pride crosswalk in Prescott, Ont., on June 17. The truck’s tires left…

Grenville OPP lay mischief charges

A Cardinal, Ontario man faces one count of mischief after he allegedly damaged a new Pride crosswalk on June 17 in Prescott, south of Ottawa. Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police were notified of the damage to the crosswalk on King…

City sets Aug. 2 deadline for Magee House stabilization work

Nearly a year after Magee House in Hintonburg partially collapsed, the City of Ottawa say it’s setting a hard deadline for the owner of the historic stone home to finish stabilization work that would allow the city to reopen the…