Ottawa


$5000 fines ordered by Ottawa's top doctor for symptomatic people that don't self-isolate

Ottawa's top doctor has told city residents that if they have or may have COVID-19 and don't properly self-isolate they could face expensive fines.

Joe Vaughan

Airbnb removes over 40 Ontario listings in bid to weed out 'party houses'

Airbnb has temporarily suspended over 40 listings across Ontario, as the short-term rental giant continues in its effort to weed out "party houses" during the pandemic.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

City of Ottawa bylaw shuts down youth group's theatre performance

In an apparent "zoning issue", the City of Ottawa is shutting down a youth theatre troupe's backyard performances of Shakespeare.

Joe Vaughan

BREAKING: Ottawa police investigating incident at office of Trudeau Minister Catherine McKenna after man harasses staffers, CBC cameramen

"We received a complaint and it is presently under investigation. No further information at this time," said Ottawa Police Const. Martin Dompierre.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Alberta signs agreement with Ottawa cutting major environmental monitoring of oilsands

An agreement has just been reached between Alberta and the federal government that will result in a major decrease in environmental monitoring of the oilsands.

Sam Edwards

BREAKING: Vehicle crashes into Ottawa medical clinic

A vehicle crashed through the front of an Ottawa medical clinic in the city’s west-end on Thursday and two people have been treated for minor injuries.

Sam Edwards

Missing four-year-old Ottawa boy found in Toronto area

According to officials, Mason Gray was reported missing at 7:20 am on Tuesday morning. Police have reason to believe the boy is with his father, Jonathan Gray.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Conservative MPs outraged by $3.04 BILLION Parliament Hill renovation

Assistant deputy minister of the Public Works Department Rob Wright told the House of Commons board of internal economy that the project first part of the project alone was estimated at $530 million.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Former Ontario minister praises Beijing's national security law against Hong Kong

Former Ontario cabinet minister Michael Chan praised Beijing's new Hong Kong national security law, saying that it will bring stability to the city.

Collin Jones

'Communism will win': Vandals attack site of Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa

The construction site of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa was vandalized over the weekend.

Sam Edwards

China warns its travelling citizens about 'frequent violent actions' in Canada amid rising tensions

China has warned its own citizens that travelling to Canada should be done with caution, mentioning that there are “frequent violent actions” taken by law enforcement, amid rising tensions between the two countries.

Collin Jones

Canadian Senate on alert after madman sends 'COVID-infected letters' to staff

The Canadian Senate has been put on high alert after a letter was sent to senate offices the contents of which claimed that it was covered in coronavirus.

Nico Johnson

Federal bureaucrats spend $6,000 in taxpayer money on bowling party

A federal government agency spent nearly $6,000 in taxpayer money on a bowling party and Valentine's Day candy.

Nico Johnson

Canada Explained: why is Ottawa Canada’s Capital?

Well, this week, TPM's Canada Explained examined why Ottawa is Canada's capital.

Nico Johnson

Trudeau defends decision to attend protest with thousands, breaking his own social distancing rules

"Even as we protest and demonstrate in order to create a better world. We have to get that balance right ... It was the right choice," Trudeau said.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz