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Evacuation near Lansdowne after pileup, chemical spill on Highway 401

14 March 2017 - 3:54pm
The leak near Lansdowne, Ont., resulted in an evacuation of the area.

Great moments in Ottawa signage: Wet my plants

14 March 2017 - 2:43pm
Good shot by Erin Nicks of Pretty Pots in Stittsville.

City picks 20 new sites for red light cameras

14 March 2017 - 1:11pm
The city says the cameras improve safety for all road users, but admitted there is a tradeoff.

FEATURED: Coronation St. Peter Barlow: Prodigal Son Tour – April 30

12 March 2017 - 8:22pm
Sunday April 30th, 2:00pm matinee Shenkman Arts Centre 245 Centrum...

What going to an emo concert taught me about local music

12 March 2017 - 1:17am
What was surprising to me was simply how close and engaged the community was.

How Union Station was saved from becoming a parking lot for tour buses

11 March 2017 - 1:18pm
“In 1966 the last train pulled out of Union Station...

Stanley Cup to go on display at Rideau Hall for trophy’s 125th anniversary

10 March 2017 - 5:10pm
Rideau Hall, the official residence and workplace of the governor general, will be the first place the public will have a chance to view the Stanley Cup in the National Capital Region.

Applications open for low income transit pass

10 March 2017 - 5:05pm
The pass is priced at $57 per month, providing a 50 per cent discount on a monthly adult transit pass.

Should OC Transpo have a signature scent?

9 March 2017 - 5:09pm
Suggestions include cinnabon, new car smell and buttered popcorn.

Crime Stoppers offering $2,000 rewards for tips leading to seizure of fentanyl

9 March 2017 - 4:24pm
"Similar Crime Stoppers rewards incentives have been offered in other communities and have been very successful," stated Richard McMullen, President of the National Capital Area Crime Stoppers.

OC Transpo service changes for March Break

9 March 2017 - 11:50am
OC Transpo will operate a revised weekday schedule during March Break (March 13 to 17) when schools are closed and many people are on holidays.

Road closures for St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday

9 March 2017 - 11:44am
(Via City of Ottawa) Ottawa – The City of Ottawa...

Mayor to reveal plans for his future Thursday morning

8 March 2017 - 8:00pm
Watson has not yet said whether he would run for re-election in the 2018 municipal election.

Ottawa youth drug addiction program boasts high success rate — if students know about it

7 March 2017 - 11:16pm
About 75 per cent of the 1,400 students who used their counselling services either reduced or stopped their drug use altogether.

GIVEAWAY: Win a family pass to the Auto Show

7 March 2017 - 6:48pm
From March 16 – 19th, the Shaw Centre will be...

New route numbers and bigger buses for OC Transpo this spring

7 March 2017 - 5:30pm
In a memo, OC Transpo general manager John Manconi said more capacity will be added to some bus routes, particularly connexion buses in west end communities such as Barrhaven, Kanata and Stittsville.

Crashed Ice crowd estimates in the air, pegged at ‘tens of thousands’

7 March 2017 - 11:04am
"RCMP geospatial measuring pegs the crowd at 28,000 in one snapshot from Saturday evening (8pm) for the bowl and Wellington area."

FEATURED: Catch Me If You Can: The Musical, March 10-19

6 March 2017 - 11:17pm
Orpheus Musical Theatre Society presents Catch Me If You Can...

Landmark CIVIC pharmacy sign and building up for sale

5 March 2017 - 8:34pm
The building – and landmark “CIVIC” pharmacy sign – at...

Crashed Ice: World champions crowned, in photos

5 March 2017 - 4:18pm
More photos from the final races of the championship that took nine years to bring to Ottawa.

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