The plane lands on Highway 407: Pilot says he had no other option after engine failure

The plane lands on Highway 407: Pilot says he had no other option after engine failure

Pilot landing on Highway 407 says he had no other option as video released by emergency landing The pilot who landed a plane on Highway 407 says he had no choice but to bring the plane down the road after the engine failed after takeoff. The single-engine Piper PA-28 landed on Highway 407 eastbound lanes … Read more

Ottawa police are seeking help to find the missing 85-year-old man

Ottawa police are seeking help to find the missing 85-year-old man

OTTAWA – Ottawa police are asking for public assistance in locating a missing 85-year-old man who was last seen Wednesday in the Bayshore area. Enrique Zamora is known for using OC Transpo and has dementia so he can be anywhere in the city, police say. His family is concerned about his well-being. Zamora is described … Read more

Toronto opens for deals for flu shot clinics as officials warn of a more challenging season ahead

Toronto opens for deals for flu shot clinics as officials warn of a more challenging season ahead

Toronto residents can book their time for a flu shot at one of the city’s five mass vaccination clinics starting today. The Ford government has said it has secured 7.6 million doses of the vaccine this year, representing an increase of about 22 percent from last year. About 40 percent of the doses will go … Read more

Return-to-service testing begins on Ottawa’s LRT five weeks after derailment

Return-to-service testing begins on Ottawa’s LRT five weeks after derailment

OTTAWA – The trains will resume running along the Confederation Line today for the first time in 39 days, but it is still unclear when passengers will be able to board the train. In a note to the council, Transit Services general manager RenĂ©e Amilcar said testing would begin on Wednesday along the Confederation Line … Read more

Sports betting, party leads to more than 240 high-risk COVID-19 connectors

Sports betting, party leads to more than 240 high-risk COVID-19 connectors

OTTAWA – A sporting event and social gathering last month led to at least 26 people getting COVID-19, according to a new contact tracker released by Ottawa Public Health. The two events eventually created 247 high-risk contacts, led to the dismissal of 13 schools in five colleges and affected one long-term care home. It is … Read more

The council approves additional spending on new downtown library

The council approves additional spending on new downtown library

OTTAWA – The Ottawa City Council has approved additional expenses to help build the new joint Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada facility on LeBreton Flats. Last week, the Finance and Economic Development Committee (FEDCo) voted 10-0 for the extra expenses that city staff say are necessary due to construction inflation. The joint … Read more

SE: New Mexico police hold a press conference on footage of ‘Rust’ filming – Washington Post

SE: New Mexico police hold a press conference on footage of ‘Rust’ filming – Washington Post

SE: New Mexico police hold a press conference on footage of ‘Rust’ moviesWashington Post Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ filming: Criminal charges ‘on the table’, says district attorneyFox News How the fatal ‘Rust’ shooting unfolded, moment by momentCNN Does Hollywood need guns? “I hate them on the set”Hollywood Reporter Editorial: Does Hollywood need to use real weapons … Read more

407 aircraft: Aircraft make an emergency landing on Highway 407 in Markham

407 aircraft: Aircraft make an emergency landing on Highway 407 in Markham

TORONTO – A plane made an emergency landing on Highway 407 in Markham on Wednesday morning, says the toll road operator. The plane landed in the eastbound lanes of the highway near Woodbine Avenue from the ramp sometime before 6 p.m. An image circulating on social media showed a single-engine propeller plane on the roadway … Read more

COVID-19 in Ottawa: 27 new cases in the city, Ontario reports

COVID-19 in Ottawa: 27 new cases in the city, Ontario reports

OTTAWA – Public Health Ontario reports 27 new COVID-19 cases in Ottawa on Wednesday. A full local snapshot from Ottawa Public Health comes later today. Figures from OPH often differ from Public Health Ontarios because the two health agencies pull data for their respective daily snapshot reports at different times of the day. Across the … Read more

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