Man who beat pregnant girlfriend and sexually assaulted 13 women will stay in jail for an indeterminate period

An Ottawa man who brutally beat his pregnant girlfriend and sexually assaulted more than a dozen women he had secretly drugged will stay behind bars indefinitely. Philip Wilson, 34, has been deemed a dangerous offender, a designation reserved for violent…

Planning committee OKs proposed pair of residential towers connecting to Ottawa LRT station downtown

The city’s planning committee on Thursday gave its blessing to a pair of 27-storey residential towers that would introduce just over 580 new apartments around the Lyon Street light-rail transit (LRT) station in Ottawa’s downtown core. Story continues below The…

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Ottawa, warns of 100 km/h wind, chance of ‘isolated tornado’

Environment Canada has placed the Ottawa area under a severe thunderstorm watch for Thursday afternoon and is warning residents of 100 km/h wind gusts that could be accompanied by large hail or possibly an “isolated tornado.” “Thunderstorms are expected to…

Ottawa Senators name D.J. Smith as new head coach

The Ottawa Senators announced Thursday that they have named former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach D.J. Smith as the team’s new head coach. According to the organization, Smith has agreed to a three-year deal with the Senators. READ MORE: Governing…