Vacancy rebate program: Landlords say it’s fair, cities want it gone
By Jolson Lim and Lindsay Campbell | Ontario cities are looking to scrap the tax credit but building owners see it as a fair program.
Needle numbers in Ottawa: How many are improperly disposed?
By Kelsey Curtis and Petronella Duda | Ottawa has been experiencing high numbers of improperly discarded needles since 2014. Could needle drop boxes and safe injection sites be a solution?
Ottawa considers sanctuary city status
By Tiffany Lewis and Andrea Tingey | After Trump's travel ban, some Canadian cities have been considering a sanctuary status for undocumented immigrants. But what does the designation really mean?
LeBreton high-rise sparks debate over view controls of national symbols
By Lindsay Campbell and Jolson Lim | Designs for a 55-storey tower in LeBreton Flats has raised concern over obstructing sightline of the city's national symbols.
Majority of Ontario inmates yet to be convicted
By Gabrièle Roy | The majority of Ontario inmates serving time in pre-trial detention, known as remand is increasing. Corrections systems advocates are calling for change.
Saskatchewan oil spill raises concerns over pipeline incidents
By Brenna Mackay | There were 123 pipeline-related incidents across the country in 2016, compared with 118 in 2015 and 88 in 2014. The average number of incidents from 2008-2016 is 121 annually.
Rideau Canal skating season feeling the heat
By Andrea Tingey and Tiffany Lewis | Capital News Online looks at how temperatures have affected the canal after a disappointing start to this year's skating season.
Ottawa’s oldest family businesses: The key to decades of success
By David Deen and Amanda van Frankfoort | Despite a sluggish economy, family businesses in Canada are reporting growth. Tour with 360 video and learn their keys to success.
Ottawa-Vanier by-election a warning for Ontario Liberals
By Nathan Caddell and Amanda Vollmershausen | While the recent Ottawa-Vanier by-election saw a big Liberal win, there may be more going on under the surface.
Fare enough: Low-income transit pass in Ottawa draft budget
By Sabrina Nemis and Martina Babiakova | The City of Ottawa has included a low-income transit pass in their 2017 draft budget. While regular fares will go up on Jan. 1, the new pass isn't expected to become available until.