Ontario reports the first two cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant

Ontario reports the first two cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant

TORONTO – The new highly transmissible COVID-19 variant of concern, which first appeared in South Africa, has been discovered in Ontario, health officials say. Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Dr. Kieran Moore confirmed on Sunday that they have found two cases of the B.1.1.529 variant called Omicron. The cases were from Ottawa and the … Read more

Longest Canadian pier in the Great Lakes coming to Mississauga

Longest Canadian pier in the Great Lakes coming to Mississauga

TORONTO – About 72 acres of land previously occupied by a coal-fired power plant in Mississauga will soon be home to the longest Canadian pier in the Great Lakes. The pier will rise 600 feet into Lake Ontario and is part of Lakeview Village, which developers have designated as the “most transformative waterfront community” currently … Read more

Ottawa Senators: Tkachuk responds after biting incident

Ottawa Senators: Tkachuk responds after biting incident

OTTAWA – Ottawa Senators captain Brady Tkachuk has accused LA Kings’ Brendan Lemieux of biting him during a fight in Saturday night’s game in Los Angeles. Tkachuk and Lemieux got into a fight in the third period, after which Tkachuk said Lemieux bit him in the hand. Lemieux received a match penalty after the incident. … Read more

A two-vehicle accident outside Lansdowne sends the SUV over to the side

A two-vehicle accident outside Lansdowne sends the SUV over to the side

OTTAWA – A person was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a two-vehicle accident in front of Lansdowne Park. Emergency crews responded to the crash on Bank Street, between Wilton Crescent and Echo Drive, just after 8pm on Saturday. Photos submitted to CTV News Ottawa showed an SUV on the side after the … Read more

Ottawa Senators: Tkachuk responds after biting incident

Ottawa Senators: Tkachuk responds after biting incident

OTTAWA – Ottawa Senators captain Brady Tkachuk has accused LA Kings’ Brendan Lemieux of biting him during a fight in Saturday night’s game in Los Angeles. Tkachuk and Lemieux got into a fight in the third period, after which Tkachuk said Lemieux bit him in the hand. Lemieux received a match penalty after the incident. … Read more

COVID-19 cases in Ottawa: OPH reports 61 new cases in the city

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health says 61 more people in the city have tested positive for COVID-19. Admissions are constant. To date, OPH has reported 31,943 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa since the pandemic began. No new deaths were reported Sunday. The death toll from the pandemic is 618 inhabitants. The number of known … Read more

COVID-19 cases in Ottawa: OPH reports 61 new cases in the city

OTTAWA – Ottawa Public Health says 61 more people in the city have tested positive for COVID-19. Admissions are constant. To date, OPH has reported 31,943 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa since the pandemic began. No new deaths were reported Sunday. The death toll from the pandemic is 618 inhabitants. The number of known … Read more

Kingston Weather: Cluttered driving conditions are expected in the region

KINGSTON, ONT. A special winter weather guide is in place in the Kingston region of Ontario. Environment Canada says snowfall of two to five centimeters is expected in the region on Sunday. “This will be the first snowfall of the season for many localities and is likely to affect road conditions. Motorists are advised to … Read more

Man seriously injured in Roncesvalles shooting: police

TORONTO – A man is in serious condition at the hospital after he was shot near Toronto’s Roncesvalles neighborhood overnight. Shortly before midnight, police said they were called to the corner of Dundas Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue for sounds of gunfire. They arrived to find a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. … Read more

Ottawa police are asking for help locating the missing man

OTTAWA – Ottawa police are asking for help finding a missing 22-year-old man. Mubarak Ali was last seen on Saturday around 4pm in the Montreal Road and Aviation Parkway area. Ali is autistic and his family is worried about his safety. He can speak and ask for help, police said in a press release. Ali … Read more