Public board breaks ground on Half Moon Bay elementary school

From left, Ryan and Norah Knuth, Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, trustee Donna Blackburn, director of education for the board, Jennifer Adams and Ministry of Education spokesperson Glenda Stevenson

First and last trips of under-used bus routes could face axe under budget constraints

The city’s transit commission directed OC Transpo staff to have another look at a plan to cut first and last trips of under-used bus routes as part of the 2016 budget process on Nov. 12.

New hires

Pending the approval of its budget, the Ottawa Police Service is looking to hire 25 new officers next year - over and above the hiring of new members to replace retiring officers.

Andrew Haydon Park renewal option B

The city is looking for feedback on two design concepts for the Andrew Haydon Park's play structure renewal. Comments are due by March 13.

Chloe Kotval

All Saints High School hosted a memorial for student Chloe Kotval, 14, who died on Valentine's Day after taking a drug of unknown origin.

Public meeting

A public meeting to discuss the availability, use and dangers of opioid drugs will be held in Kanata on Monday, Feb. 27. Experts from public health, Ottawa police and paramedics and the Youth Services Bureau will be present.

Metroland File photo

While the mayor’s vote is often on the winning side, the amount of time he decides a contentious vote has dipped, according to council tracker report released on Feb. 22. The report looks at voting trends of the city’s councils and other themes such as time spent in camera, and contentious vote success.

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Dr. Zul Merali, president and chief executive of The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, unveils his vision for the future of mental health on Feb. 23 as mask-wearing staff represent the as yet unknown future researchers who will be selected to spend the next five years at The Royal working toward discoveries in mental-health detection and treatment.

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