Committee wants major changes to streets to favour cyclists

SEE VIDEO Ottawa drivers could soon be taking a backseat to cyclists. And with the arrival of bike boxes, it will be no right turns for motorists at dozens of red lights. A new report from the city’s transportation committee — the cycling safety improvement program report — which the committee wants council to […]


Rising enrolment means two new French Catholic schools

SEE VIDEO Rising enrolment has forced the McGuinty government to pay for two new schools for the French Catholic school board. “For September, I think we are getting approximately 500 more students already,” said Diane Doré, chair of the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est. “We’re probably going to reach the 20,000 students (mark) […]


Loud noise at construction site getting to Centretown residents

SEE VIDEO Beth Richardson is about to lose it. She quit smoking a week ago and after two weeks of construction outside of her home in Centretown, she’s close to flipping out on someone. “It’s ridiculous, it goes on for about seven hours a day, every day,” she said. “It’s driving me crazy.” The […]