OUT COLD: Kanata teen looks back on overdoses that almost cost him his life

27 April 2017 - 5:30am
From a Bayshore area crackhouse to overdosing in a Kanata garage, to getting clean in a detox centre, a 17-year-old recounts his close calls and why he started using drugs.

One man charged after police seize Fentanyl powder

26 April 2017 - 10:33pm
Officers recovered over 15 grams of Fentanyl powder with a street value of over $7,000.

Ottawa’s charm (and fans) keep Hamiltonian Terra Lightfoot coming back

26 April 2017 - 3:42pm
Although based in Hamilton, touring musician Terra Lightfoot is finding herself coming back to the capital often and she says she always enjoys the sights and scenes the city has to offer.

FEATURED: TD Nature Nocturne: The Life Aquatic (April 28)

24 April 2017 - 9:07pm
Friday, April 28 • 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm Canadian...

Goodbye, Deuce of Ottawa

22 April 2017 - 6:16pm
OC Transpo route two has been running for decades and, over the generations, ingrained itself into the nostalgia of old Ottawa and the memories of its regular riders.

History museum’s new exhibit takes an intimate look at daily life in Canada 150 years ago

22 April 2017 - 9:00am
Featuring artifacts, photographs and documents from the collections of both institutions, Moments From 150 Years Ago is the inaugural exhibition in the new Treasures From Library and Archives Canada gallery at the Canadian Museum of History.

Library’s free access to New York Times great for researchers and Trump addicts alike

21 April 2017 - 4:46pm
Offering access to the paper's website was a "no-brainer" said Ann Archer, manager of content services for the Ottawa Public Library.

Weekend closures on Lyon Street between Albert and Queen Streets

21 April 2017 - 5:31am
Crews will be working on a one block stretch of Lyon Street from Albert Street to Queen Street over the next two weekends to remove the steel plates and repave the road surface.

BLOG: When it comes to police, who’s jurisdiction is it anyway?

21 April 2017 - 5:30am
When a beaver wanders onto the highway, who responds?

LINKED: A list of volunteer opportunities at nature organizations in Ottawa

21 April 2017 - 5:28am
Great if you love being outdoors, have a passion for nature -- or are a high schooler in need of their mandated 40 community service hours. (Or all three!)

FEATURED: Canadian Tulip Festival 2017 (May 12-22)

20 April 2017 - 10:03pm
The Canadian Tulip Festival has announced a special edition of the...

UP IN SMOKE: The best Ottawa #420 tweets and photos

20 April 2017 - 7:35pm
Things moved slowly on Parliament Hill Thursday — and not...

How to use Ottawa’s light rail transit in 2018

19 April 2017 - 8:37pm
A comprehensive guide to Ottawa's LRT in 2018.

NAC goes big with ballet mega-production

19 April 2017 - 5:30am
Encount3rs premieres on Thursday at the NAC with three one-act ballets, along with an original musical score for each, created by six Canadian choreographers and composers.

FEATURED: Ottawa Poutinefest 2017 – May 4-7

18 April 2017 - 8:28pm
Ottawa’s Original • Ottawa’s Best FREE ADMISSION May 4th, Thursday:...

How much do the Senators pay in property taxes each year?

13 April 2017 - 5:31am
Hint: About the same as Mark Borowiecki's salary.

Jane’s Walk Ottawa looking for volunteers

13 April 2017 - 5:30am
Jane's Walks are aimed at improving urban literacy by offering insights into local history, planning, design, and civic engagement through the simple act of walking and observing.

At least 27 people received threatening letter in the mail: Police

12 April 2017 - 8:11pm
The letters come in the mail post marked from Calgary and begin with "I know where you live..."

Citywide fire ban in effect

12 April 2017 - 8:07pm
This ban will remain in place until conditions improve and the green grass starts to show through dead tall grass.

What’s open and closed in Ottawa on Easter Weekend 2017

12 April 2017 - 7:57pm
Here's what's open and closed on Easter Weekend in Ottawa.