Charges laid in Bank Street machete robbery

The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit has laid a number of charges in relation to a 2016 fast food restaurant robbery. On July 7, 2016, at approximately 2:55 a.m., employees were working a night shift at a fast food restaurant situated in the 2300 block of Bank Street. Two disguised suspects, one carrying a machete…

National Gallery of Canada opening new photography exhibits Friday

The National Gallery of Canada is launching two new photography exhibits Friday. The first, called simply Photography in Canada 1960-2000, takes a wide-angle look at 40 years of work by Canada’s leading photographers, including Edward Burtynsky, Suzy Lake, Jeff Wall and Angela Grauerholz. “The variety, width and breadth of photographic culture in Canada is extraordinary,”…

Sub-zero Senators face long playoff odds if they qualify

After nabbing three of a possible four points against the pitiful Detroit Red Wings this week, the Ottawa Senators now appear to be a lock to make the playoffs. Their magic number is down to one, meaning all they need to qualify is a single point either gained by them or lost by the Tampa…

Why is Bobby Ryan playing, exactly?

The Ottawa Senators are off to a fantastic start this season, riding exceptional goaltending and timely scoring to a 16-9-2 record, good enough for second place in the Atlantic Division. Even more impressive, they’ve done it despite the deep, deep struggles of former top sniper Bobby Ryan.

Does Karlsson have competition as NHL’s best defenceman?

Ottawa Senators fans have long known that Erik Karlsson is the best defenceman in the National Hockey League, despite hockey writers’ propensity for handing out Norris Trophies in lieu of Lifetime Achievement Awards to guys like Drew Doughty last season and Shea Weber this season (probably).