Articles about Ottawa

Canada's Ottawa declares emergency over protests against COVID-19 restrictions

07 Feb 2022

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Canada's Ottawa declares emergency over protests against COVID-19 restrictions

The Mayor of Canada's capital Ottawa, Jim Watson, declared a state of emergency on Sunday as people protesting against COVID-19 restrictions continued to paralyze the city's downtown.

Canadians 'disgusted' by those protesting in Ottawa:  PM Trudeau

01 Feb 2022

World
Canadians 'disgusted' by those protesting in Ottawa: PM Trudeau

The protests in the capital city of Ottawa have not intimidated the citizens of the country, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

08 Feb 2020

World
Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

A Canadian man has told a court that he decided to burn a million dollars to prevent his ex-wife from getting a divorce settlement.

Canada: 80-year-old doctor used his sperm to inseminate patients

27 Jun 2019

World
Canada: 80-year-old doctor used his sperm to inseminate patients

A fertility doctor in Ottawa, Canada, was recently stripped of his license after he was found inseminating patients with the wrong sperm for decades.

Extradition hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou pushed to March

30 Jan 2019

World
Extradition hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou pushed to March

The extradition hearing for a top Huawei executive at the center of a diplomatic row between Ottawa (Canada capital) and Beijing (China capital) has been pushed back to March, after US unveiled sweeping charges against her and the Chinese tech giant.

Plane crashes in Canada after mid-air collision, pilot dead

05 Nov 2018

World
Plane crashes in Canada after mid-air collision, pilot dead

The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft and crashing into a field near Ottawa, the capital of Canada, officials said.

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange-juice

30 Jun 2018

World
Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange-juice

Canada hit back at the US with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup, and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump.

Calling Mahatma Gandhi racist, Ottawa student wants his statue removed

08 Apr 2018

World
Calling Mahatma Gandhi racist, Ottawa student wants his statue removed

Kenneth Aliu, President of Institute of African Studies Student Association (IASSA), has spearheaded a campaign for the removal of Mahatma Gandhi's statue from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.