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Proposal calls for tougher penalties for assault on taxi/public transit drivers

A Conservative senator is taking up the cause to try and get tougher penalties in the Criminal Code for those found guilty of assaulting bus drivers and taxi drivers. Read more...

Ont. Finance Minister mum on transit details until budget

NDP leader Andrea Horwath wants to increase corporate taxes to pay for major transit projects, but Finance Minister Charles Sousa won't say whether the Liberals support the idea. Read more...

Watson promises red carpet, not red tape, for waterfront plans

Count Mayor Jim Watson as a believer when it comes to the $1 billion development for the former Domtar Lands near Chaudiere Falls. Read more...

Via Rail officials to address signal woes on Friday

Via Rail officials will be at Ottawa City Hall on Friday afternoon to answer questions from councillors and the media about the ongoing malfunctions with rail signals in and around Barrhaven. Read more...

Extreme weather is the new normal

Like it or hate it, the weather is always a conversation starter and lately it just seems like the cold or the heat, the snow or the rain will never end. Read more...

I Promise to Laugh Like MADD raising awareness about drunk driving

A comedy night aiming to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving will be held at Ben Franklin Place next week. Read more...

Ottawa real estate agent accused of trying to kill wife denied bail

A justice has formally ruled that Ottawa real estate agent Chris Hoare will not be released on bail. Read more...

Gatineau woman killed with sharp object

Gatineau Police say preliminary autopsy results indicate that 42-year-old Angela Distasio was killed with a sharp object. Read more...

More work to be done to ensure future of Kemptville Agricultural College

There's still much work to be done to ensure the Kemptville Agricultural College is viable for years to come. Read more...

OPP charge man driving wrong way on Highway 417

Ontario Provincial Police have charged a 46-year-old man, after a car was found travelling in the wrong direction on Highway 417 Tuesday evening. Read more...