Blackberry to hire 650 employees for self-driving car research facility in Kanata

19 December 2016 - 4:09pm
The move will create 650 jobs over five years.

City of rinks: The ultimate guide to Ottawa skating rinks, indoors and outside

19 December 2016 - 4:00pm
Our city is a great place to skate!

Olivia most popular baby name in Ontario

19 December 2016 - 2:20pm
(press release) Olivia is the most popular baby name in...

Province and feds kicking in almost $100 million to widen Highway 417

19 December 2016 - 1:38pm
The project involves the expansion of Highway 417 from six to eight lanes for three kilometers, between Maitland Avenue and Island Park Drive in Ottawa.

Rideau Canal not safe yet: NCC

16 December 2016 - 5:35pm
The public is asked to remain off the Rideau Canal surface, as the ice is still dangerously thin.

Province reminds drivers to take advantage of snow tire insurance discounts

16 December 2016 - 5:20pm
Under Ontario law, car insurance companies are mandated to provide discounts for using winter tires.

Province pitching in for new facility at La Cité Collégiale

16 December 2016 - 5:13pm
It comes on the heels of a similar announcement for uOttawa.

Three-car crash after hood flies open on Highway 417

16 December 2016 - 3:12pm
Three people were injured.

Ottawa Public Library chooses city land near Bronson for new central library

15 December 2016 - 6:20pm
“This is without question the best site for the National Capital’s new world-class central library,” said Tim Tierney, Chair of the Ottawa Public Library Board.

Here’s what you need to know about OC Transpo in the new year

15 December 2016 - 5:41pm
OC Transpo fares will be up in the new year, along with some route changes and an overhaul to the express bus system.

City council approves 2017 Ottawa budget

14 December 2016 - 4:25pm
The budget will include a tax increase of about $72 for the average home.

Police charge eight people in connection to organized scamming

14 December 2016 - 1:11pm
They use "sleight of hand" tactics to confuse and subsequently short-change retailers, often walking away with hundreds of dollars.

Redblacks re-sign key player Antoine Pruneau

14 December 2016 - 1:08pm
This marks the third significant re-signing for the REDBLACKS since winning the city’s first Grey Cup in four decades.

Part of Rideau Street reopens Thursday for taxis and transit

14 December 2016 - 1:02pm
Cars and cyclists are still not permitted on this portion of Rideau Street until the O-Train Confederation Line begins operating in 2018.

HARD CHOICE: What should be the design for Ottawa 2017 condoms?

13 December 2016 - 5:05pm
Ottawa Public Health distributes 650,000 condoms each year.

Province announced $6.4 million for new complex at uOttawa

13 December 2016 - 4:51pm
Ontario is investing in a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Complex at the University of Ottawa that will better equip students with the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

OttawaStart’s weekly event roundup Dec. 11-18

11 December 2016 - 9:47pm
Every week we pick out the top events in the capital!

PHOTOS: Olympic figure skater Joannie Rochette dazzles at Rink of Dreams

11 December 2016 - 6:06pm
Olympic bronze medalist Joannie Rochette said she doesn't usually skate outdoors, so her performance Sunday on the Rink of Dreams outside city hall was a special treat.

NAC Orchestra thanks community with free concert

11 December 2016 - 5:24pm
The concert, called FanFair, is held every year in honour of the orchestra's favourite charities, the Snowsuit Fund and the Ottawa Food Bank.

Annual Bluesfest Rumours & Speculation Post (2017)

10 December 2016 - 9:41pm
This year’s RBC Bluesfest runs from July 6-16, 2017 at...