OTTAWA - City councillors looking to get warranty information on Ottawa’s problem plagued Alstom trains are being left in the dark, literally.
Councillors have been sent blank pages with warranty information on trains blacked out, and it’s not clear why.
“I think it would seem to me people want to see the warranties, considering the problems we’re having”, said Somerset Ward councillor Catherine McKenney.
Ottawa city councillor receives hateful email from constituent targetting her sexuality
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Life in the public eye is never easy, especially in the social media era, especially for minority groups.
Catherine Lathem, CTV News Ottawa
More than a dozen people left homeless after a rooming house fire are now living in a tent city in a wooded-area behind the OTrain’s Bayview Station.
“We’re a rich city and a rich country, and this shouldn’t be happening,” says Kitchissippi Ward Coun. Jeff Leiper.
The group moved into the woods about a month ago after spending the
Kimberley Molina · CBC News
A call by three Ottawa city councillors for an emergency meeting to deal with ongoing problems plaguing the city's transit system has been denied.
Councillors Carol Anne Meehan, Catherine McKenney and Riley Brockington demanded a special meeting of the city's transit commission ahead of its
By Joanne Schnurr
A seniors' centre says the recent bus changes in Ottawa is hurting the health of their members.The Good Companions Centre says their elderly volunteers and visitors are being forced to wait too long for a bus now or walk too far, forcing some of them to just stay home.A bus used to pass by the centre on
Photo radar could be coming to the capital by the end of 2019, according to the MTO.
Pedestrians and residents in the Little Italy neighbourhood surround St. Anthony’s School want to see the city’s first photo radar system installed at the corner of Booth street and Gladstone Avenue. The school zone,
Trinity Development Group has agreed to pay the city more than $6 million toward future affordable housing, but it's unlikely any of those units will be in what will become Ottawa's tallest building at 900 Albert St.
The project, which has been approved by city council, will have 1,200
By Blair Crawford. Photo by Bruno Schlumberger.
Social activists are pushing the National Capital Commission to adopt a “community benefits agreement” for LeBreton Flats, a form of social contract that they say will assure the benefits of the development will be shared with the community it serves.
“We’re saying to the NCC, ‘This is a very important piece of property and
By Jacob Hoytema
Consensus is growing that there is a housing and homelessness crisis in Ottawa and the federal government’s National Housing Strategy is doing little to help, experts say.
The city’s 2018 report on housing and homelessness found the waiting list for affordable housing had grown by nearly 15 per cent in one year. Catherine McKenney, city council’s liaison on the file, says local homeless shelters