Camilla has the children spellbound on Ottawa school visit – The Royal Family Channel

Camilla has the children spellbound on Ottawa school visit – The Royal Family Channel

Camilla has the children spellbound on Ottawa school visit  The Royal Family Channel Princess Diana’s Shadow Looms Over Charles and Camilla’s Canada Tour  Newsweek Queen and Charles ‘closer than ever’ as ‘family-first’ Camilla heals bonds  Express Camilla Parker Bowles opts for fluffy hat and £3,350 Chanel bag to arrive in Canada  Express Camilla meets Trudeau in £48 Fiona Clare … Read more

Students call for an end to high-school dress codes after girls singled out in incident at Ottawa Catholic school

Students call for an end to high-school dress codes after girls singled out in incident at Ottawa Catholic school

An empty school classroom.maroke/Getty Images/iStockphoto Students and politicians are calling for an end to high-school dress codes after dozens of girls at a public Catholic school in Ottawa were singled out during an enforcement blitz that they say left them humiliated. Students at École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges said staff went classroom to classroom on a … Read more

‘Aggressive’ Ottawa police response to high school dress code protest draws criticism

‘Aggressive’ Ottawa police response to high school dress code protest draws criticism

Ottawa police are being criticized for their response to a student protest outside a Catholic high school over a dress code “blitz,” particularly in contrast to how they responded to the “Freedom Convoy” blockade earlier this year. Students held a large protest outside Béatrice-Desloges Catholic High School in Orléans during lunch break Friday, a day … Read more

Poilievre’s Bank of Canada comments slammed by ex-governor

Poilievre’s Bank of Canada comments slammed by ex-governor

Former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge is strongly disputing Conservative Party MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre’s claim the central bank is “financially illiterate.” In an interview on CTV’s Question Period airing Sunday, Dodge, who was governor from 2001 to 2008, called the assertion “bull****.” “I’m very insulted by that…They understand what’s going on,” … Read more

‘Rolling Thunder’ biker convoy leaves Ottawa after weekend of demonstrations

‘Rolling Thunder’ biker convoy leaves Ottawa after weekend of demonstrations

Protesters in Ottawa on April 30. The Ottawa Police Service did not specify how many officers it had on hand for rallies that organizers had branded as the ‘Rolling Thunder’ demonstration. Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Ottawa residents and police breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday after protesters who had prompted a large security … Read more

Ottawa police report arrests, ticketing but Rolling Thunder rally dispersing as planned – CBC News

Ottawa police report arrests, ticketing but Rolling Thunder rally dispersing as planned – CBC News

Ottawa police report arrests, ticketing but Rolling Thunder rally dispersing as planned  CBC News ‘Rolling Thunder’ protest winds down as Ottawa police patrol increasingly empty streets  Global News Few traces of ‘Rolling Thunder’ rally left in Ottawa after Sunday church service  CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News Organizers say Rolling Thunder rally ends Sunday, police say no long-term occupation – … Read more

Ottawa grapples with ‘Rolling Thunder’ protest

Ottawa grapples with ‘Rolling Thunder’ protest

OTTAWA — Canada’s capital city grappled with an echo of the so-called “Freedom Convoy” Saturday as hundreds of flag-bearing demonstrators converged in downtown Ottawa under the banner of the “Rolling Thunder” biker rally. Despite organizers’ claims that the rally was an event solely intended to honour veterans, the demonstration evoked many of the same beliefs … Read more

Ottawa resident creates local food pantry to help seniors living with food insecurity

Ottawa resident creates local food pantry to help seniors living with food insecurity

Cathy Hamilton takes a phone call from a Clementine Tower resident unable to walk down to the pantry in Ottawa on April 21.Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Ottawa resident Cathy Hamilton is on a mission to alleviate food insecurity among the seniors living in her apartment building. Ms. Hamilton, 64, runs a food pantry out … Read more

Rolling Thunder bike rally: Ottawa police make 7 arrests and tow 24 vehicles during Rolling Thunder bike rally weekend

Rolling Thunder bike rally: Ottawa police make 7 arrests and tow 24 vehicles during Rolling Thunder bike rally weekend

CNN  —  Ottawa police arrested seven people and towed 24 vehicles Friday as the Rolling Thunder bike rally got underway in the Canadian capital. In a statement, police did not mention the rally by name but said they were responding to “demonstrations” in the city. Residents have been on edge ahead of the event following … Read more

‘Rolling Thunder’ event to bring hundreds of motorcycles to downtown Ottawa

‘Rolling Thunder’ event to bring hundreds of motorcycles to downtown Ottawa

There’s fencing on Parliament Hill, an exclusion zone around several blocks downtown and hundreds of extra police officers on call as Ottawa braces for the arrival of “Rolling Thunder” motorcyclists Friday afternoon. The group has not been clear about the cause they’re rallying for, except to say that they will be in Ottawa to “peacefully … Read more