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Pride in reading: Library’s LGBTQ booklists help navigate a growing literature

23 August 2017 - 5:30am
“We feel it’s particularly important for young people to see themselves… reflected,” said Hall-Murphy, a librarian who helped coordinate the booklists.

PHOTOS: Raising the rainbow flag at city hall

21 August 2017 - 10:40pm
"Canada really has been, from all objective points of view, a groundbreaker (on LGBTQ rights)," Mayor Jim Watson said in a speech.

FEATURED: Ottawa Dolls, Toys, Teddies and Miniatures Show (Sept 24)

20 August 2017 - 9:49pm
An annual show and sale of antique to modern dolls,...

BOOM TO BUST: Cast and crew left in the lurch after Ottawa film company goes bankrupt

19 August 2017 - 5:30am
Cast and crew are still waiting to be paid long after production for His Master's Voice wrapped up -- and the production company is now in bankruptcy.

Remembering Dieppe Raid: A ceremony days late and a new museum exhibit

18 August 2017 - 12:07pm
The Dieppe Raid took place on Aug. 19, 1942 and ended with over 900 Canadian soldiers dead.

Matt Skube to anchor CTV Ottawa’s new 5 p.m. newscast

17 August 2017 - 3:04pm
The new show, News at Five, will launch on Aug. 28 with Matt Skube at the helm, Bell Media announced in a news release Thursday. 

FEATURED: Garden Photo-Fest (August 19 & 20)

14 August 2017 - 11:00pm
  Explore the Garden Promenade during Garden Photo-Fest August 19...

Driver stopped to help woman at the side of the road. Instead, they were robbed

14 August 2017 - 1:59pm
A motorist was swarmed after stopping to help a woman at the side of the road, police say.

PHOTOS: A flyby amid the cheers at Thursday’s Redblacks game

12 August 2017 - 12:09am
Two CC-130 Hercules aircraft roared over TD Place Thursday night for the Redblack's annual Canadian Armed Forces appreciation night.

Shania Twain to perform at Grey Cup halftime show in Ottawa

11 August 2017 - 1:48pm
“I’m thrilled to be coming home and being a part of the country’s biggest annual party," said a news release quote attributed to Twain.

Ottawa’s best eggrolls (2017 edition)

10 August 2017 - 5:30am
An update to our 2010 list of best eggroll joints.

PHOTOS: Performers dazzle at Buskerfest

8 August 2017 - 1:10pm
Ottawa Buskerfest 2017 wrapped up Monday, after five days' worth of performances.

First human case of West Nile Virus in Ottawa this year confirmed

5 August 2017 - 2:31pm
Most people will not develop any symptoms if infected with WNV, but about 20 per cent may experience flu-like symptoms including fever, headache, muscle aches, and, possibly, a rash.

What’s open and closed in Ottawa for the August long weekend

2 August 2017 - 8:01pm
The civic holiday is not a statutory holiday so many retail stores will be open. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed.

City of Ottawa service changes for Colonel By Day

2 August 2017 - 3:02pm
(Via City of Ottawa) Ottawa – The City of Ottawa...

EDITORIAL: La Machine proves cars not essential for local biz. Who knew?

1 August 2017 - 8:38am
Closing roads to cars doesn't kill customer flow, it improves it. People like to walk and they will take more pleasure in it when they have more room to do so.

Living in Ottawa, some young Somali Canadians lose touch with their culture

30 July 2017 - 3:44am
The first annual Somali Cultural Festival was held on Saturday. Part of its goal is to help the Somali community -- particularly youth -- retain their heritage.

‘The place to be:’ Though it’s summer, high schoolers unite in learning

30 July 2017 - 3:42am
“It was a truly beautiful moment where we all bonded, and it also taught us that even when there are challenges, people can come together and just use what they have to create something beautiful.”

Easy to get carried away in the action and realism of La Machine

28 July 2017 - 6:49pm
Long Ma, the horse-dragon character in the production, does a spectacular job in bringing the myth of dragons to life

Teen charged after June crash in Stittsville that killed two

27 July 2017 - 4:27pm
Charges include criminal negligence and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

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