Christmas in Merrickville attracts a crowd; in-store campaign runs until December 19th

MERRICKVILLE, ONT. – A small village in eastern Ontario celebrated the Christmas season last Saturday, with people excited to get out, support locals and get some Christmas shopping. “It’s bigger than last year, not as big as in previous years, but working us up there again,” said Yves Grandmaitre of the Merrickville-Wolford Chamber of Commerce. … Read more

Christmas in Merrickville attracts a crowd; in-store campaign runs until December 19th

MERRICKVILLE, ONT. – A small village in eastern Ontario celebrated the Christmas season last Saturday, with people excited to get out, support locals and get some Christmas shopping. “It’s bigger than last year, not as big as in previous years, but working us up there again,” said Yves Grandmaitre of the Merrickville-Wolford Chamber of Commerce. … Read more

Santa brings snow to return to the Help Santa Toy Parade

Santa came back to the streets of Ottawa and took the snow with him. The snowfall served as the backdrop for a scaled-down version of the Help Santa Toy Parade Saturday morning in downtown Ottawa, after last year’s event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s really special and it feels like a safe … Read more

Driver caught driving almost twice the speed limit on Highway 416

Ontario Provincial Police are urging motorists to maintain extreme speeds on the racetrack after a driver was caught driving nearly double the speed limit on Highway 416, south of Ottawa. In an email, police said the driver, a 24-year-old man, was stopped in the Edwardsburgh / Cardinal area just north of Highway 401 Saturday morning … Read more

Ottawa Weather: Special weather forecasts call for snow, freezing rain Sunday night and Monday

A winter storm can create slippery driving conditions to kick-start the new work week. Environment Canada has issued a special weather report for Ottawa-Gatineau calling for snow and freezing rain Sunday night through Monday morning. The view sounds like 5 to 10 inches of snow on Sunday night before changing to freezing rain and lumps … Read more

Omicron variants discovered in Ottawa, and the driver packs a van full of packages: Top five stories this week

The COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern discovered in Ottawa, a driver charged after stuffing a van full of packages and a hungry Ottawan ordered 780 times through Skip the Dishes this year. CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at the top five stories on our website this week. Four cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern were confirmed … Read more

COVID-19 cases in Ottawa: 63 new cases reported by OPH

Ottawa Public Health reports 63 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, marking a third day in a row with 60 or more cases a day. OPH reported 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the city on Friday and 62 on Thursday. To date, the health unit has confirmed 32,223 cases of COVID-19 in the city. … Read more

COVID-19 cases in Ottawa: 63 new cases reported by OPH

Ottawa Public Health reports 63 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, marking a third day in a row with 60 or more cases a day. OPH reported 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the city on Friday and 62 on Thursday. To date, the health unit has confirmed 32,223 cases of COVID-19 in the city. … Read more

COVID-19 case in Ottawa: The province reports 69 new infections in the city

Public Health Ontario reports 69 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Saturday. A full local snapshot from Ottawa Public Health comes later today. The daily number of cases from OPH differs from Public Health Ontarios because the two agencies pull data for their respective daily snapshot reports at different times of the day. Across … Read more

Ottawa Weather: Snow in the weather forecast for Saturday

A portion of snow is in the forecast for Ottawa today. Environment Canada’s weather forecast for the capital calls for periods of snow, with a total accumulation of 2 to 4 cm. The height is -4 C. The evening will be partly cloudy with a small chance of showers and a minimum of -11 C. … Read more