Malcolm Campbell

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Malcolm is from Toronto and moved to the Island in December of 2016.

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How attractive are the Sens to potential buyers? We're about to find out

Professional sports franchises don't come up for sale often — especially Canadian NHL teams — and according to a University of Guelph professor, that means there could be considerable interest in buying the team.

Natural gas rates up roughly 20 per cent in parts of Ontario 

Natural gas customers in Ottawa and other parts of Ontario may be in for a shock next time they receive their bill after a rate hike took effect Friday.

At-risk Ottawa woman with COVID-19 left waiting for antiviral treatment

An Ottawa woman who is immunocompromised says she's been waiting since Tuesday to fill her prescription for the antiviral COVID-19 drug Paxlovid.

Rising food prices pushing low-income Ottawans to the brink

Food insecurity is worsening for some local residents due to the rising cost of living, driven by food prices and housing, plus employment instability caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Stressful cycle' of food insecurity leads to health problems, Ottawa study suggests

The author of a local study says food bank users faced worsening mental and physical health struggles due to food insecurity over an 18-month period, and society needs to change how we see food banks.

Coyote sightings on the rise in Ottawa. Here's what to do if you see one

Wildlife experts share what someone should do if they encounter an urban coyote.

How a future U.S. president helped avert nuclear disaster near Canada's capital

In 1952, an experimental nuclear reactor in Chalk River, Ont., about 180 kilometres northwest of Ottawa, partially melted down, becoming the world's first nuclear reactor incident. Disaster was averted, in part, with help from future U.S. president Jimmy Carter.

Essex County approves hiring of 12 full-time paramedics in 2022 budget

Essex County council passed its 2022 budget Wednesday and with it a $1.5-million increase to hire 12 full-time equivalent paramedic positions.

'Miraculously' no injuries after truck found abandoned in ditch in eastern P.E.I.

Two youths were arrested after Kings District RCMP found a truck crashed and abandoned in a ditch on a rural road in eastern P.E.I. early Sunday morning, according to a news release.

Liberal Leader Wade MacLauchlan loses seat

Liberal Leader Wade MacLauchlan has lost his seat in District 8 Stanhope-Marshfield.