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Author Sarah Anderson

 

South end councillor wants Police Chief before council to address gang issues

Councillor Diane Deans wants Chief Charles Bordeleau to come before city council in the new year to discuss the city's gang issues, but not to find out whether the police need more resources. Read more...

Extra By-Law staff called in to target unlicensed cabs on New Year's Eve

Expect a crack-down on illegal and unlicensed taxi services for New Year's Eve as the city has brought in additional By-Law staff to investigate use of services like Uber. Read more...

Bundle up for cold New Year's Eve: paramedics

This New Year's Eve is shaping up to be a cold one with an overnight low of minus 11 and winds gusting to 50 km an hour to make it feel much colder, especially if you're planning to be outside for a long period of time. Read more...

Significant winter storm could hit the capital this weekend

Environment Canada warned Tuesday that January could see colder-than-usual temperatures and more snow than we've seen in December and the models are showing that trend will roll in quicker than expected. Read more...

Council open to increasing police budget if a case can be made to prove the need: councillor

A date hasn't yet been set for a public meeting in College Ward after yesterday's drive by shooting but Councillor Rick Chiarelli is promising his residents they will be invited to meet with police in the new year. Read more...

Two Ottawa theatres to show "The Interview" without additional security

When "The Interview" makes its Canadian premier Friday night only two theatres in Ottawa will screen the controversial film: Rainbow Cinemas at St. Laurent mall and The Mayfair in the Glebe. Read more...

Local MPP explores provincial role in gang violence suppression

It's time to look into what the province can do to help combat escalating gun and gang violence in our city, according to Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod. Read more...

After mild December comes colder-than-normal weather heading into 2015

Heading into 2015 Ottawa is going to see a return to more wintry conditions with colder-than-normal temperatures for January and about-normal snow fall amounts. Read more...

Informal memorial to be held marking fifth anniversary of officer's death

Friends, family, officers and members of the public are expected to gather Monday evening for an informal memorial to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of Const. Eric Czapnik. Read more...

Chair of Police Services Board to meet with Police Chief about resources to combat gang violence

The head of the Ottawa Police Services Board is meeting with the Chief of Police this week to discuss resources and whether or not the service can fight ongoing gang violence without expanding its membership. Read more...