A man who allegedly beat a woman forcibly stole a purse in Greektown wanted by police

TORONTO – Toronto police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who, they say, beat up a woman and stole her wallet earlier this week in the city’s Greektown neighborhood. It took place on Tuesday at about 12:50 pm near Danforth Avenue and Bowden Street. At the time, police claim a man … Read more

Ontario will begin immunizing children against COVID-19 this month: Moore

OTTAWA – Ontario’s chief physician says he expects children aged five to 11 to receive their first vaccines against COVID-19 by the end of the month. “By the end of this month, we’ll be immunizing five to 11,” health care doctor Dr. Kieran Moore told Newstalk 580 CFRA The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll on … Read more

LGBTQ2 + National Monument: Survey opens to choose design for new Ottawa monument

OTTAVA – A new online survey has opened allowing Canadians to choose their favorite design for a future national monument to honor Canada’s LBGTQ2 + communities. Five designs have been prioritized for the monument, which will be built on land between Wellington Street and the Ottawa, near the Portage Bridge. The monument is scheduled to … Read more

Local basketball teams hope to gain access to school gymnasiums to play

OTTAVA – The city’s largest school boards will reopen a number of schools for after-hours use, allowing access to community groups and sports leagues that depend on the space. However, for area basketball teams, the partial restart of the service can only solve part of the problem. For now, find a space to shoot rings … Read more

Proposed Kemptville, Ont. prison met with protests

KEMPTVILLE, ONT. – Just south of Kemptville, on a lively, wet, Saturday morning, the quiet countryside is interrupted by the chanting of more than 50 protesters. The group was gathered at the former farm of the Kemptville Agricultural School; now the proposed site for the Eastern Ontario Prison Complex, a new prison that will house … Read more