Public hearings in emergency investigation to start in September

OTTAWA — The investigation into Ottawa’s unprecedented use of the Emergency Act during protests in February will begin public hearings next month. The Public Order Emergency Commission announced today that it expects hearings to run October 19-28 at Library and Archives Canada in downtown Ottawa. Commissioner Paul Rouleau said in a statement that he plans … Read more

CNE Returns To Toronto Amid Ongoing Strike By Union Safety Inspectors

TORONTO — The Canadian National Exhibition returns to Toronto this week amid an ongoing strike by union safety inspectors. The inspectors, who are represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, resigned on July 21 after contract negotiations with the Technical Standards and Safety Authority failed. The CNE says it has taken steps to ensure … Read more

WHERE ARE THE CANDIDATES?: Lowest number of Guelph candidates in decades currently eligible for council seats

With just days to go until the nomination deadline for the October municipal election, Guelph is looking at the lowest number of candidates it has seen in decades. By August 15, there were 31 people who had submitted their names for positions in the city council, with Guelphites set to go to the polls on … Read more

Ottawa Valley highway closures for planned roadworks (Aug. 15)

Plan your trip before you hit the road: The Department of Transportation has scheduled one closure in Ottawa Valley for Highway 7 roadworks on August 15. Highway 7 eastbound between Tay Ridge Road and Wayside Drive: one alternate lane closed until Aug. 18 at 3:30 PM Do you have to travel further? Highway closures for … Read more

Ottawa Valley highway closures for planned roadworks (Aug. 15)

Plan your trip before you hit the road: The Department of Transportation has scheduled one closure in Ottawa Valley for Highway 7 roadworks on August 15. Highway 7 eastbound between Tay Ridge Road and Wayside Drive: one alternate lane closed until Aug. 18 at 3:30 PM Do you have to travel further? Highway closures for … Read more

Who is running for Mississauga City Council in the 2022 municipal election?

Wondering who’s running for election or re-election to Mississauga’s 12-member City Council? Here are all the candidates who ran for Mississauga City Council on Monday, August 15, and when they were nominated. MAYORAL CANDIDATES Bonnie Crombie – Nominated May 2 Derek Ramkissoon – Nominated on May 30 David Shaw – Nominated May 2 George Tavares … Read more

Brampton and Toronto men arrested after firearms seized outside Mississauga nightclub

Peel Regional Police have charged two men with several firearms offenses after an enhanced patrol search at a Mississauga nightclub. At around 1am on Saturday, August 13, officers from the Specialized Enforcement Bureau conducted a search of the HER Adult Entertainment Club on Eglinton Avenue East. A vehicle was examined in the parking lot and … Read more

‘Stickershock’: Cost to rent an apartment in Durham continues to rise

Townhouse for rent in Oshawa. Residents are finding it difficult to get hold of rental units as rents continue to rise in the Durham area and the rest of the GTA. Aug 3, 2022 At a time when Durham residents are struggling to make rent payments, things aren’t looking good – unless it’s the cost … Read more

Stay Out of the Water at Ottawa’s Petrie Island River (Aug. 12)

Heading to the beach? You’ll want to stay out of the water at Petrie Island River at 7 a.m. on Aug. 12. Here’s the latest beach water quality report from Ottawa Public Health: Britannia Beach (2805 Carling Avenue) tested for safe swimming on August 11 Mooney’s Bay Beach (2926 Riverside Drive) was tested safe for … Read more

Stay out of the water at Ottawa’s Petrie Island River (August 11)

Heading to the beach? You will want to stay out of the water at Petrie Island River by noon on August 11. Here’s the latest beach water quality report from Ottawa Public Health: Britannia Beach (2805 Carling Avenue) tested for safe swimming on August 11 Mooney’s Bay Beach (2926 Riverside Drive) was tested safe for … Read more