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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Ottawa

Last year
Canadian police in face-off with protesters opposed to coronavirus mandates
Ottawa police promised that protesters would not be allowed to get a foothold for a prolonged occupation.
Canadian police arrest two leaders of protesting truckers
Busloads of police arrived near Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, and workers put up extra fences around government buildings.
Police arrest remaining anti-vaccine protesters at US-Canada bridge
Demonstrators were detained and vehicles were towed near the Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor just after dawn.
Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge
The stand-off has entered its fifth day.
Canada truckers block new US border crossing, as more copycat protests spring up
Copycat movements gathered steam as far afield as New Zealand – with a big protest expected to descend on Paris tomorrow.
Canadian police threaten to arrest truckers blocking up Ottawa as Trudeau slams 'unacceptable' protests
“You must immediately cease further unlawful activity or you may face charges,” Canadian police said today.
Mayor seeks mediator as Canadian authorities struggle to tackle truckers' Covid-19 protests
The protests against Covid-19 health restrictions have began on 9 January.
State of emergency declared in Ottawa due to anti-vaccine mandate convoy
Thousands of protesters descended in Ottawa again at the weekend.
More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital
Similar protests were planned for other Canadian cities including Toronto and Winnipeg.
Thousands join protests against Canada’s Covid vaccine mandates
As many as 10,000 protesters are expected at the weekend-long rally condemned by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
All time
Unapologetic Trudeau denies interfering in prosecution of Canadian engineering firm
Facing calls to resign, Trudeau addressed the allegations at a news conference today in Ottawa.
Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies
Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.
'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau
Trudeau is quoted as saying he disagrees with Trump “on a whole bunch” of issues.
"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.
Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in
Surprisingly, second only to a city in North America
The new Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is a genuine hero
Kevin Vickers killed the gunman who stormed the Canadian parliament.
Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls
One victim was forced kicking and screaming into a man’s car at a gas station
Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation
Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.
Canadian news anchor brilliantly and thoughtfully addresses the Ottawa shooting
That’s how you do it.
'Canada will never be intimidated, terrorists will have no safe haven'
A gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial yesterday.
City on lock down after soldier shot dead outside Canada's parliament
A huge manhunt is underway on the streets of Ottawa.
What crime would a man with the surname 'Popadick' be arrested for?
Just make a guess.
Canada: 6 dead after double-decker bus crashes into train
Thirty people were injured in the Ottawa collision.
Hockey coach is stalked by uncanny lookalike with impressive moustache
They love a lip-warmer in Canada.
Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation
A hand and foot were discovered in separate mail packages, while a torso was discovered yesterday.
Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?
Watch: Stages collapses at Ottawa Bluesfest injuring eight people
Dramatic video of the collapse was posted to YouTube as winds reached 56 miles per hour at the festival
Canadian bishop pleads guilty to possessing child pornography
The former head of a diocese in Novia Scotia, 70-year-old Raymond Lahey, has pleaded guilty to possessing and importing indecent images of children.