Cop’s death ‘angers’ me

Former Toronto paramedic Vince Savoia has been raising awareness about the mental health of first responders through the Tema Conter Memorial Trust. “Every case is really different,” said Savoia. “I believe, honestly, that it’s an accumulation of issues both at home and at work.” Savoia said Staff Sgt. Kal Ghadban’s death marks the 22nd suicide […]


Occupy protesters mark Global Day of Action

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/11/17/occupy-protesters-mark-global-day-of-action Occupy Ottawa demonstrators behaved themselves Thursday as they targeted four locations in the city, as part of the movement’s Global Day of Action. Many demonstrators donned winter coats, mittens and snowpants as organizers outlined a game plan before hitting the streets. The park — still housing tents and signs — was taken […]


Highrise blast leaves hundreds homeless

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/08/29/electrical-vault-explosion-at-high-rise-forces-250-out Around 700 residents are displaced after an electrical vault exploded on the main floor of an east-end highrise Monday, sending two people to hospital. It happened at 1244 Donald St., near St. Laurent Blvd., around 1:45 p.m., forcing hundreds of residents out of the 16-storey building’s 250 units. “The whole electrical panel […]