Ottawa police are investigating a robbery on Walkley Road

Ottawa police are investigating a robbery on Walkley Road

OTTAWA – Ottawa police are looking for a woman who they say robbed a business in southern Ottawa earlier this month. Police say the woman walked into a store on Walkley Road east of Bank Street around 4 a.m. on Nov. 15 with a pair of bolt cutters. She threatened an employee and fled with … Read more

Quebec records 882 COVID-19 cases in the largest one-day increase since September

Quebec records 882 COVID-19 cases in the largest one-day increase since September

MONTREAL – Quebec registered 882 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the largest one-day increase since mid-September. Hospital admissions also increased, with 27 people on their way into care. Since Tuesday, 19 people are reportedly no longer hospitalized. There are now 211 people hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms, a total increase of eight. ICU cases have been … Read more

School closures in Ontario: 15 institutions closed due to COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO – Fifteen of Ontario’s public schools are now closed due to COVID-19 proliferation – the highest number of school closures seen in the province to date this year, with the number of closures now exceeding what happened at this point in the 2020 school year. The Ministry of Education says 170 new cases of … Read more

Ontario reports 591 new cases of coronavirus, 7 more deaths

Ontario reported nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths Wednesday as the rolling seven-day average of new infections continued to rise. Provincial health officials registered 591 new coronavirus infections today, down from 613 on Tuesday but up from 512 a week ago. The province reported 728 new cases on Saturday, 741 on Sunday … Read more

Ontario reports 23 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa

OTTAWA – Public Health Ontario on Wednesday reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa. This follows 31 new cases on Tuesday and 24 on Monday. Health authorities in Ontario reported 591 new cases and seven new deaths due to the virus. The province’s rolling seven-day average is now 686, up from 587 at this … Read more

Ontario extends emergency orders under Reopening Ontario Act until March 2022

Ontario has extended the power of the government to hold all emergency orders in place under the Reopening Ontario Act until March 2022. The emergency orders, which were set to expire on December 1, will be extended after a motion by Attorney General Sylvia Jones was passed in Queen’s Park on Tuesday. The proposal gives … Read more

UPDATE: North Bay man arrested for allegedly assaulting a Toronto man and stealing his vehicle

A man from North Bay has been arrested after allegedly assaulting another man and stealing his vehicle from a residence in Toronto. The incident allegedly happened on Saturday, November 20, shortly before noon. 8pm, in North York’s Hillcrest Village area, near Don Mills Road and Steeles Avenue East. Investigators allege that a man broke into … Read more

‘Failed him again’: Dafonte Miller, lawyer criticizes irresponsibility after beating involved in an officer

The man, who was beaten by a Toronto police officer, says he does not understand why it took more than a year for the Toronto Police Service to release a report describing why its officers did not call Ontario’s police watchdog to investigate. TPS says it has introduced new procedures to ensure that the special … Read more

Ottawa clue stumps Jeopardy! participants

OTTAWA – If You Caught ‘Jeopardy!’ Tuesday night you probably knew the answer to the last track. The Final Jeopardy category was the capitals of the world, and the two remaining players got a clue that Ottawa fans were likely shouting on their TV. The clue, as read by host Ken Jennings: “An annual event … Read more