Ontario parents frustrated by lack of swimming lessons amid lifeguard shortages

On June 24, lifeguards work on Brittany Beach of the Ottawa River in Ottawa.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Lacey Miller is frustrated after her daughter’s swimming lessons were abruptly canceled this week due to a shortage of lifeguards. Ottawa’s mother said her five-year-old’s swimming lessons would begin soon after she secured a spot on a program … Read more

Ottawa asked France to extradite priest accused of sexual assault in Nunavut

Ottawa has asked France to extradite a priest charged with crimes against children in Nunavut, the federal justice minister confirmed Wednesday as Pope Francis continued his tour of Canada. “Collaboration and collaboration are essential to address the shameful legacy of residential schools,” Attorney General David Lametti said in a written statement. “We are working with … Read more

Politics Briefing: Ottawa tackles inflation challenge on several fronts, including fiscal restraint, Freeland says

Hello, Treasury Secretary Chrystia Freeland on Thursday outlined Ottawa’s plan to tackle inflation, promising to focus on fiscal restraint, increasing productivity and delivering on recently promised programs that will help Canadians pay higher prices. The package of measures will run to $8.9 billion, she said, but all of that expenditure had been previously announced and … Read more

Ottawa Police Decline No Charge in Deadly Nunavut RCMP Shooting

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut – An investigation into a fatal shooting by police in Nunavut has concluded that none of the officers involved will be charged. The Ottawa Police Department was ordered to assess last November’s shooting of a 21-year-old man. Ottawa police say the man was armed with a rifle and shotgun when he was … Read more

Ottawa Police Decline No Charge in Deadly Nunavut RCMP Shooting

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut – An investigation into a fatal shooting by police in Nunavut has concluded that none of the officers involved will be charged. The Ottawa Police Department was ordered to assess last November’s shooting of a 21-year-old man. Ottawa police say the man was armed with a rifle and shotgun when he was … Read more

Northern prime ministers call on Ottawa to release more money to tackle climate change – National

Through Staff The Canadian Press Posted on May 9, 2022 18:56 Smaller Font Reduce article font size †A Larger font Increase article font size A† Canada’s territorial prime ministers are calling on the federal government to increase funding for clean energy projects and adapt to climate change. Yukon Premier Sandy Silver, Nunavut Premier PJ Akeeagok … Read more