Highway 417 Closures Starting Tuesday, January 4

A few different projects getting underway on Ottawa’s roads and highways: Highway 417 westbound between Woodroffe Avenue and Pinecrest Road will close nightly between 11 pm and 5 am from Tuesday, January 4 to Saturday, January 8. Highway 417 westbound on-ramp from northbound and southbound Woodroffe Avenue will close nightly between 11 pm and 5 am from Tuesday, […]

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Health Canada Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vax for Children Aged 5-11

November 19, 2021 | Ottawa, ON | Health Canada Today, Health Canada authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years of age. This is the first COVID-19 vaccine authorized in Canada for use in this age group and marks a major milestone in Canada’s fight against COVID-19. Health Canada received an application […]

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Pope Francis Willing to Visit Canada as Part of Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican says Pope Francis has agreed to visit Canada to help ongoing efforts at reconciliation with Indigenous peoples following revelations of the Catholic church’s role in the abuse and deaths of thousands of children. In a brief statement, the Vatican said the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has invited the pope […]

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Advanced Polls Now Open

Get your vote on! Advanced polls for the upcoming federal election are now open. Vote at your assigned polling station from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on: Friday, September 10; Saturday, September 11; Sunday, September 12; Monday, September 13. Info on your voting location can be found on your voter information card, which Elections Canada says you should have in the mail by […]

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