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As city council votes on the budget, they’ll consider whether to freeze transit fares for the year.
Robert Hiltza day ago
Council is debating whether to approve another high-rise complex next to the Experimental Farm. How much shadow is too much?
Robert Hiltz4 days ago
We chat with the chair of the transit commission, plus a quick look at the city’s response to the LRT inquiry.
Robert Hiltz5 days ago
The police chief warned bigger budget increases are needed in the future, and the Hunt Club forest clearcutting begins.
Robert Hiltz6 days ago
The city wants to give a tax break to developers who build affordable housing, plus progress on the LRT east extension.
Robert Hiltz8 days ago
Robert Hiltz11 days ago
Geoff Sharpe12 days ago
This suburb is the car theft capital of Ottawa, plus the Hunt Club forest is set for clear cutting.
Robert Hiltz13 days ago
Virus season in the city has begun to ramp up, but signs point to a better year than last.
Robert Hiltz15 days ago
Councillors from the east end voted against the city's road budget because they say it doesn't do enough for their communities.
Robert Hiltz18 days ago
We go deep on the transit budget, plus a look at how cities pay for infrastructure.
Robert Hiltz19 days ago
Restaurants are hurting, now the city is upping fees. Plus the cost of private healthcare
Robert Hiltz20 days ago
The budget dropped and is about as expected, and Lansdowne 2.0 was approved by council.
Robert Hiltz25 days ago
The feds will build some 1,600 homes on federal land in the city. Plus the living wage in the city is rising fast.
Robert Hiltza month ago
OC Transpo expects to cut bus service by 3.5 percent. Plus what to do around town this week.
The OC Transpo route review is finished, and 200-series routes are toast.
Plus an update about the hospital
An electrical fire forced some patients out of the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital and closed its ER.
A proposed new redevelopment of Lansdowne Park could be in real trouble
Cities around the country are getting their applications approved for federal housing money, why hasn’t Ottawa?
The province decided to rescind a series of last-minute additions to the city’s urban boundary. Plus what the change in health insurance providers means for public servants.
The Queensway is still closed. Plus, families in Ottawa mourn relatives killed in Gaza.
The Sens new owner said he felt in his gut a LeBreton arena could be right for the team.
Robert Hiltz2 months ago
Ottawa is getting 273 new affordable housing units thanks to a new complex being built near Little Italy.
Charlie Senack2 months ago
Alstom says they have found a fix for issues with the axles on Ottawa’s light rail transit system, but the train operator isn’t convinced about the root cause.