In the grandparent scam a fraudster contacts the victim, often an elderly person, purporting to be a child or grandchild needing help in an emergency.
What to do in Ottawa this month? Check out some holiday events, including a Tyler Shaw Christmas and performances of a Christmas Carol.
On Nov. 1, a number of Ontario schools and other public facilities were closed after receiving threatening messages.
“It’s a step forward in the way we treat mental illness. Not just clinical treatment, but the way we, as a society, view mental illness.
COVID-19 levels remain elevated in Ottawa, the city’s health department says in its weekly update. Ottawa Public Health reported 29 new deaths in the region. However, that updated noted the increase was due to a change in what coroners now consider a COVID death. The new definition added 25 deaths to the toll, bringing the […]
Laufey, the Icelandic singer who’s bringing jazz standards to a younger generation, will return to Ottawa next summer, this time appearing on the main stage of the Ottawa Jazz Festival. Laufey is the 24-year-old chanteuse, sometimes dubbed the Taylor Swift of Jazz, who inspired a youthful contingent of excited fans to descend on her Ottawa […]
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Liberal government has awarded the U.S. aerospace giant Boeing a sole source deal worth $8 billion for a fleet of new surveillance aircraft
The blockades and “occupation” of downtown Ottawa streets early last year were part of a conspiracy among convoy protest organizers to gridlock the national capital in protest against COVID-19 public-health measures, Crown prosecutors are alleging. The Crown argued Thursday in the criminal trial of Tamara Lich and Chris Barber that the conspiracy started on Jan. […]
The Special Investigations Unit, Ontario’s police watchdog, has ruled that no criminal charges are warranted after a homicide suspect was hit with a “less-lethal” projectile fired by Ottawa police in a footchase on Lisgar Street in August. In a report released Wednesday, SIU director Joseph Martino said that a team of Ottawa Police Service tactical […]
Two OPP officers who responded to the scene were also treated for hypothermia, police said.
More charges are to be filed soon, police say, as the investigation has linked the duo to more than 20 similar files.