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Ottawa police investigating stabbing death of man in ByWard Market

18 November 2017 - 9:25am

The Ottawa police major crime unit is investigating a homicide after a man was stabbed near the intersection of King Edward Avenue and Murray Street during the early morning hours on Nov. 18.

Beechwood Market hosts Christmas fun in New Edinburgh:Moving indoors Dec. 2 at New Edinburgh Square Retirement Residence

18 November 2017 - 6:57am

The Beechwood Market may have ended its 2017 outdoor season, but the market will move indoors to host its annual Christmas Edition.

Planning committee votes in favour of Salvation Army proposal to move to Vanier:Application heads to council Nov. 22

17 November 2017 - 10:05pm

The Salvation Army’s proposal will go to council on Nov. 22.

Village of Richmond Holiday House and Business Tour:On Saturday, Dec. 2

17 November 2017 - 4:07pm

In the Village of Richmond Holiday House and Business Tour on Saturday, Dec. 2, you will get to see view six houses and enjoy three businesses as well as a church. But the real seasonal treat in this tour is that each of the homes will feature uni

Women’s Institute book celebrates Canada 150:Local members well-represented

17 November 2017 - 4:05pm

The Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario is very pleased to announce their latest publication; this time to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The book, "Ordinary to Extraordinary: 150 stories as unique as the women who lived them," documents real life experiences of Women’s Institute members.

Seven information sessions planned about Civic hospital campus:Stops include Orléans, Kanata, Nepean, Old Ottawa East and Hintonburg

17 November 2017 - 2:58pm

The Ottawa Hospital is kicking off its consultations for the new Civic campus with a series of seven sessions.

Fleury wants a deeper look at city’s emergency shelter practices

17 November 2017 - 2:24pm

Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury said he’s “astounded” there’s not more clarity within the city as to what is considered a shelter. Fleury asked staff for a deeper look at the city’s agreements with emergency shelters at the city’s community an

Stittsville Co-operative Nursery School collecting for Snowsuit Fund:Colourful donation box in lobby at Nursery School

17 November 2017 - 1:14pm

The Stittsville Co-operative Nursery School is collecting for the Snowsuit Fund until Dec. 5. And you can help out by dropping off donations of good used snowsuits and/or money at the Nursery School at 27 Hobin St., Unit 1 (at A. Lorne Cassidy Ele

Environment Canada issues winter storm watch for Ottawa region

17 November 2017 - 12:58pm

Winter is on its way to Ottawa. Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch. Periods of snow are forecast to begin Saturday morning, accumulating to two centimetres. There is a risk of freezing rain for the afternoon. The temperature i

WE Day returns to the Canadian Tire Centre:Over 16,000 fundraising students packed the arena to hear speakers, performers

17 November 2017 - 11:45am

A touching tribute to the late Gord Downie was one of many events held as part of WE Day at the Canadian Tire Centre on Nov. 15. More than 16,000 students who fundraised for the Me to We campaign at their schools packed into the Canadian Tire Cent

South councillors still at odds over casino expansion

17 November 2017 - 11:45am

Osgoode Coun. George Darouze and Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans are still at opposite sides of the table when it comes to the 14-table expansion of the Rideau Carleton Raceway's gaming facility. The city’s committee of adjustment, which c

Where to see the CP Holiday Train in Ontario:CP Rail is coming to town...

16 November 2017 - 5:17pm

For its 19th season, Canadian Pacific Railway's Holiday Train will be lighting up tracks across Ontario.

Suspect upgrades food, water request to cash grab in Banff-Ledbury:Police also seek to ID person of interest

16 November 2017 - 4:22pm

A man asking for food and water at a clothing store in the Banff-Ledbury neighbourhood quickly upgraded his request. According to investigators, he changed his mind when he saw a cash transaction taking place inside a clothing store at the Bankbri

It all comes back to the bypass: town hall meeting

16 November 2017 - 3:45pm

The Blackburn Bypass extension is the solution to the traffic problem in the Bradley Estates area, said both the area councillor and community association president after a town hall meeting on Nov. 14. Residents in the area gathered to discuss a range of topics with city staff and developers at the Notre-Dame-Des-Champs Community Centre – but as usual, traffic issues took centre stage.

Hair and tattoo removal equipment taken from St. Laurent business:Large tattoo and hair removal equipment stolen

16 November 2017 - 3:17pm

Two robbery suspects are now equipped to remove hair and tattoos, though whether they have the expertise or that was their intent when they lifted the goods from a St. Laurent Boulevard business is unclear. “I don’t even know if they knew what the

College teachers reject employer council offer:Vote has 95 per cent turnout with 86 per cent voting against

16 November 2017 - 11:59am

College faculty members have voted against a contract offer from the College Employer Council the union announced on Nov. 16. According to OPSEU, the union that represents faculty, 86 per cent of members voted to reject the offer, with 95 per cent

Swatch of heritage family farm to be expropriated for Bowesville park-and-ride:Rail realignment will better protect evironmentally-sensitive lands: staff

16 November 2017 - 11:56am

The Quinn family is losing a 30-acre parcel of heritage family farmland to the city, which is expropriating it for an 800-vehicle park-and-ride at the future Bowesville light-rail transit station near Riverside South. That site, located southeast

Ottawa police can tap into vulnerable person's registry:Registration event planned for Carlingwood Shopping Centre Nov. 28

16 November 2017 - 11:14am

A new partnership between Ottawa Police and MedicAlert will save time and lives.

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