Tony Spears, Ottawa Sun

Tony Spears, Multimedia Journalist
Ottawa Sun


Emergency workers at the scene of Wednesday's OC Transpo bus and Via train crash along the Woodroffe Transitway. (DOUG HEMPSTEAD Ottawa Sun)

New lawsuit in fatal train-bus crash

A fifth lawsuit has been filed in connection with last year's tragic OC Transpo bus crash at a Barrhaven rail crossing.

Liberal-appointed Senator Mac Harb leaves the Senate at Parliament Hill in Ottawa May 9, 2013 after the Senate Board of Internal Economy. Andre Forget/QMI Agency

Senator Mac Harb committed breach of trust: RCMP

Mounties believe former Liberal Sen. Mac Harb committed breach of trust — a criminal offence — by fiddling his expense claims over the course of the past 10 years, newly-obtained court documents show.

A view of the Parliament Building in Ottawa. (File Photo)

Feds hit with $30M judgment for bid rigging

A scathing legal judgment has found the federal government improperly awarded multi-billion dollar contracts, turning a blind eye as the winning bidders used "insider knowledge" and a cozy relationship with evaluators to enrich themselves.