Gunman remains on the loose in wake of Ottawa's 30th shooting; City's – Image 1

The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit is investigating a number of motives that could explain why an unidentified man fired a single shot in the vicinity of a woman on Sept. 8 in the Riverview neighbourhood, and whether she was the intended target.

Gunman remains on the loose in wake of Ottawa's 30th shooting; City's annual shootings set to climb above last year's total

A man who shot a single round in the Riverview neighbourhood of south Ottawa last week in a case investigators are describing as a close...

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Carefor team 'dares to care'– Image 1

Staffat Ottawa-based Carefor Health Community Services Donna Deknatel, left, Haley Chapman, Cheryl Conway and Joanne Peach helped their team raise more than $24,000 during The Canadian, a multi-sport day at Terry Fox Athletic Facility on Aug. 30.

Carefor team 'dares to care'

Every step counted, just as every dollar raised will make a difference.

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Rehab programs feel the crunch– Image 1

The number of inmates in federal prisons is at an all-time high with more than 15,000 this year. Between 2003 and 2013, the federal prison population has risen by 16.5 per cent, close to 2,100 inmates. Critics blame the jump on mandatory sentencing and the federal government's Truth in Sentencing Act, which eliminated the two-for-one credit for time served before conviction.

Rehab programs feel the crunch

Canada's jails are bursting at the seams. Federal and provincial correctional facilities are struggling to meet the rising intake of...

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CHEO lottery on the road to Vancouver Grey Cup– Image 1

Wendover teen Brad Laviolette, middle, is lucky to have the support of his parents Manon and Rob after he had both legs severed in a tubing accident last August. Laviolette has been a 'frequent flyer' patient at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario since his accident, and credits CHEO doctors for saving his legs.

CHEO lottery on the road to Vancouver Grey Cup

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is taking its 24th-annual lottery on the road.

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Ottawa man facing dozens of charges after BE crime spree– Image 1

Ottawa police have laid 38 charges against an Ottawa man in connection with 21 break and enters and 13 thefts of vehicles following a month-and-a-half-long investigation.

Ottawa man facing dozens of charges after BE crime spree

Ottawa police say they have put a stop to a lengthy and costly crime spree with the arrest last week of a man they say would steal keys from...

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Police seek witnesses, help tracking deceased's property– Image 1

Police have taken the unique step of reaching out to the public for help in tracking down a Samsung Galaxy cellphone, an Apple shopping bag as well as a bicycle belonging to a woman whose body was found in the Rideau River near Vincent Massey Park on Aug. 26. While foul play is not suspected, investigators are also looking to speak with anyone who talked to the woman in the days prior to the discovery of her body.

Police seek witnesses, help tracking deceased's property

News -Police have taken the unusual step of asking witnesses to come forward and requesting the public's help in tracking down personal...

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Meet the candidate: Rodaina Chahrour– Image 1

Radaina Chahrour wants to become the next councillor representing Gloucester- Southgate Ward 10.

Meet the candidate: Rodaina Chahrour

As a mother of a child with extra needs, Rodaina Chahrour says she is a strong advocate for additional community services and support for...

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Meet the candidate: Mohamed Roble; Candidate's priorities target commu– Image 1

Mohamed Roble is a longtime Ottawa resident who says he is focused on ensuring safety in the community and engaging youth, among other priorities.

Meet the candidate: Mohamed Roble; Candidate's priorities target community safety, environment, youth engagement

Mohamed Roble is a 29-year-old Herongate resident who is campaigning to represent the Gloucester-Southgate Ward. He has lived in Ottawa for...

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