The University of Ottawa has launched a new “wellness centre” devoted specifically to meeting the often-underreported health needs of musicians. The centre, led the university’s School of Music and Piano Pedagogy Research Lab, will help musicians with everything from repetitive stress injuries to hearing loss and performance anxiety. It’s open toRead More →

An 18-year-old woman has been charged with second-degree murder after her mother was reported missing earlier this month.  Ottawa police asked for the public’s assistance Thursday to help locate 37-year-old Susan Kublu-Iqqittuq. The Inuk woman was last seen in the area of Elgin Street and Laurier Avenue on Jan. 10, police said.Read More →

The country’s biggest civil-service union declared a victory for its members Tuesday as the Trudeau government moved to change a tax rule that has caused headaches for federal employees overpaid by the problem-plagued public service pay system. The Finance Department announced draft legislation that would see overpaid employees — regardlessRead More →

As questions are raised about the safety of Ottawa’s double-decker buses, politicians, police and transit authorities are coming to their defence. Three people died and 23 were injured when a double-decker slammed into a bus shelter at Ottawa’s Westboro station Friday afternoon. “[I] have second thoughts now, for sure,” said transitRead More →

An Ottawa women’s right advocate says the verdict in a high-profile sexual assault case involving two former University of Ottawa hockey players could discourage victims from coming forward.  ​A judge delivered her decision Monday and found Guillaume Donovan and David Foucher not-guilty of sexual assault after a trial earlier this year. The two men were charged afterRead More →