Burst pipe displaces 42 vulnerable tenants at Ottawa Salus
Ottawa Citizen
by Blair Crawford
11h ago
Ottawans are still assessing the damage from the region's brief blast of polar weather on the weekend that brought Niagara Falls-like flooding to bedrooms, basements and businesses due to burst pipes. Read More ..read more
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Federal tax auditors want to negotiate continued remote work with Canada Revenue Agency: union
Ottawa Citizen
by Andrew Duffy
12h ago
The union representing federal tax auditors and other professionals has filed a bad faith bargaining complaint against the Canada Revenue Agency over its “one-size-fits-all” approach to telework. Read More ..read more
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Canadian Army fast-tracking purchase of air defence, anti-tank missiles and counter-drone gear
Ottawa Citizen
by David Pugliese, Ottawa Citizen
12h ago
Lt.-Col. Eric Hardy of the army’s equipment procurement team, briefed industry officials Feb. 3 about the initiatives to fast-track a series of purchases. Read More ..read more
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Emergencies Act commission's report on use of act to end convoy protest to be delivered Feb. 20
Ottawa Citizen
by The Canadian Press
15h ago
The federal commission looking into the Liberal government's decision to use the Emergencies Act is being granted an extension to deliver its report to the cabinet and the public at the same time this month. Read More ..read more
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COVID-19: Three new deaths in Ottawa Public Health's twice-weekly update
Ottawa Citizen
by Megan Gillis
16h ago
(Reported Tuesday, last update Friday) Read More ..read more
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HouseWorks: R20 foam should be good enough for rooftop insulation
Ottawa Citizen
by Paul Welch
17h ago
Q Is it a good plan to use foam to insulate on top of the rafters of the timber frame workshop I’m building?  My thoughts are to use four-inch-thick (R20) foam board installed as shown in the sketch I sent you. I realize that R20 is a bit light for a roof in Canada, but I plan to use ice and water shield as a vapour barrier on the warm side of the installation. After all, it’s just a shop. Read More ..read more
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Things to do this week: Feb. 9-15. Music, theatre, dance and more.
Ottawa Citizen
by Lynn Saxberg
18h ago
The multi-talented musican/writer/actor Beau Dixon, who spent his formative years attending Canterbury High School in Ottawa, brings his musical show, Freedom! The Spirit and Legacy of Black Music, to the Les Lye Studio stage at Centrepointe Theatre on Feb. 9. Performed by a 10-person company, the show, which was a hit at the Stratford Festival, traces the impact of Black culture on popular music, encompassing everything from gospel, blues and jazz to rock, reggae and rap. Go to https://meridiancentrepointe.com/en/freedom for tickets. Read More ..read more
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Denley: Valencia shows Ottawa how to make a livable downtown
Ottawa Citizen
by Christina Spencer, Ottawa Citizen
18h ago
I find travel to European cities can be a bit discouraging, but not because there is anything wrong with cities in Europe. The problem starts when one gets back to Ottawa, a city whose downtown core lacks pretty much everything that makes comparable European cities liveable and inviting. Read More ..read more
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Six-year-old Emma waited months for her appointment at CHEO’s sleep lab. Then she was transferred directly to the ICU
Ottawa Citizen
by Elizabeth Payne
18h ago
Stephanie Manipol started to cry when she talked about the wait to get an assessment for her young daughter in the midst of a pediatric healthcare crisis. Read More ..read more
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Today's letters: Chinese spy balloon leaves questions
Ottawa Citizen
by Christina Spencer, Ottawa Citizen
22h ago
Why didn't Canada stop spy balloon? Read More ..read more
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