By DEREK GORDANIER

Less crime, but more is violent

Violent crime jumped slightly, and more people died in car crashes, but a report that shows the overall crime rate fell here prompted the police chief to proclaim Ottawa one of Canada’s “safest cities” last night.“Without a doubt, Ottawa remains one of the safest cities in Canada,” said Chief Vern...

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 5:09 AM

City’s 100Gs club trimmed

The city paid its 413 top-earning employees a total of $48.4 million last year, but the number of people making $100,000 or more annually is down, and falls further once police department salaries are excluded.The annual Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act report released yesterday shows Ottawa...

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 5:05 AM