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Third morning of problems on O-Train's Confederation Line

Third morning of problems on O-Train's Confederation Line

Full train service has been restored, but the problem quickly caused significant backups for passengers trying to get downtown.
Ottawa Distress Centre supporting rail commuters, anxious about long delays and large crowds

Ottawa Distress Centre supporting rail commuters, anxious about long delays and large crowds

"We want to help prevent death by rail from happening in our city," said Leslie Scott, the Ottawa Distress Centre's manager of media, communications and marketing.
Decision on embattled city councillor's sick leave request delayed again

Decision on embattled city councillor's sick leave request delayed again

The city's clerk received a recommendation from Rick Chiarelli's physician to allow for a medical leave until November 11.
'I'm frustrated, I was angry:' Ottawa mayor reacts to LRT issues

'I'm frustrated, I was angry:' Ottawa mayor reacts to LRT issues

The City of Ottawa is considering fines for people who hold open train doors. Mayor Watson also admits it was naive to think that, in big crowds, no one would pry the doors open instead waiting for the next train to come.
100K illegal cigarettes, 199 marijuana plants seized by police near Alexandria

100K illegal cigarettes, 199 marijuana plants seized by police near Alexandria

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ontario Provincial Police, Canada Border Services Agency, and the Ontario Ministry of Finance all worked together on the operation.
Second morning of door problems on Confederation Line

Second morning of door problems on Confederation Line

Route R1 buses replaced O-Train service between Tunney's Pasture and Rideau stations for almost an hour.
Man seriously injured in Hunt Club-area shooting

Man seriously injured in Hunt Club-area shooting

The Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating the shooting.
Charges laid, drinks poured out in pre- and post-Panda Game celebrations

Charges laid, drinks poured out in pre- and post-Panda Game celebrations

Police say that officers ordered more than 1,600 drinks to be poured out, in and around the Glebe and Sandy Hill.
City of Ottawa to offer free transit on Remembrance Day

City of Ottawa to offer free transit on Remembrance Day

Mayor Jim Watson says he had been looking for a good day to be able to encourage residents to try light rail at no cost.
Section of Highway 417 to shut down October 19 weekend

Section of Highway 417 to shut down October 19 weekend

The closure, which is expected to last for 17 hours, is required to install the truss that will form the main span of the new Harmer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge.
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