Daily Archive: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Safety railing coming to stretch of Rideau Canal – Ottawa

The National Capital Commission board of directors has approved spending $1.3 million to install 2.2 kilometres of railing along the Rideau Canal, from Dow’s Lake to Hog’s Back Falls. The railing is expected to be installed in the fall of this year. Currently there’s only a concrete curb separating that section of the canal from

Melbourne Cup winner Payne banned 4 weeks in doping case

AP 12:37 a.m. ET June 29, 2017 MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup, has been suspended from racing for four weeks after testing positive to a banned appetite suppressant. Payne pleaded guilty at a hearing on Thursday to taking Phentermine, which was prescribed for her as

Want to Buy a Home? Beware: It’s a Seller’s Market

An improved economy has stimulated demand for housing, but the supply of homes for sale has lagged, making it harder for shoppers to find affordable properties, said Daren Blomquist, a senior vice president with Attom Data Solutions, which tracks property trends. Continue reading the main story One factor in the tight supply, Mr. Blomquist said,