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Global News has been nominated for the Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism, Canada’s most prestigious journalism prize, for its Inadmissible series, which exposed serious flaws in the way Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada handles permanent residency applications for people with disabilities and medical conditions. 425 more words
OTTAWA — Rideau Hall is conducting a sweeping review of the hundreds of events organized and hosted by the Governor General each year to determine which ones will stay, which ones will go, and which ones will be done differently. 346 more words
Hundred-year-old West Island resident Rose Blanche Simpson blew out her candles on Tuesday.
Simpson is the grandmother of Global’s morning traffic reporter Debbi Marsellos.
Pierrefonds Borough Mayor Jim Beis and city Coun. 239 more words
OTTAWA — Self-described space buff King Philippe of Belgium began a week-long visit to Canada on Monday with his wife, Queen Mathilde, saying he wanted to view the country through the eyes of an astronaut. 527 more words
Two area men are among a trio who were recognized on Tuesday for saving two people from a fiery crash nearly three years ago.
Christopher Hay of Hastings, and Jeffrey Stewart of Douro-Dummer, along with Francis Underwood of Big Cedar, Ont., received Decorations for Bravery from Governor General of Canada Julie Payette at a ceremony in Toronto. 402 more words