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.

Let your backbone slide

Carleton University kicks off a year of events to celebrate its 75th anniversary on Jan. 18 with a performance by Canadian hip-hop artist and former student Maestro Fresh Wes.

Central library crowd

About 200 people attended a meeting at city hall on Jan. 18 to discuss library board staff's recommended site for a new central library at 557 Wellington Street in LeBreton Flats. A quick show of hands showed no one was in favour of the proposed site.

Iconic spot

According to the National Capital Commission, Nepean Point is one of the most spectacular lookouts in Canada’s Capital, making it a key Capital destination. At the highest point of the site is a majestic statue of Samuel de Champlain, who explored the Ottawa River in 1613.

Police investigate stabbings

Two men were found on Jan. 18 with stab wounds at Pinecrest transit station before 9 p.m. The men are not co-operating with police.

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