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City's own trash collection ran $2.7M deficit over 5 years
The city's in-house trash collection services have run a net deficit of $1.6 million over the past five years of a contract that they were awarded by city council without a bidding process. And that's just for the downtown core.
City blasted for poor emissions tracking
Blasted by critics for doing next to nothing to address climate change during their last term, councillors on Ottawa's environment committee vowed Tuesday to set a more aggressive goal to reduce the city's own greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Doug Ford axes GreenON progam that provided rebates for energy-conscious homeowners
Incoming premier Doug Ford is scrapping the GreenON program, which provided incentives like free smart thermostats to those looking to make their homes more energy efficient.
Student faked own kidnapping for ransom cash, police say
A 24-year-old Kingston, Ont., man has been charged with public mischief for allegedly trying to convince his parents he'd been taken hostage in order to get them to send him money.
Opioid death toll in Canada nearly 4,000 last year, new data show
Doug Ford's triumphant PCs gather for first caucus meeting
Parliament's chief librarian ends chapter in 'emotional place'
Walk the red line to discover Hull's special places
Public health unit targets under-vaccinated Ottawans
Separating migrant children from families 'never justified,' Ottawa lawyer says
Costs of hearing-related health claims on the rise in Canadian military
Part of Renfrew, Ont., remains under boil-water advisory