Algonquin students teaming up for mental health

Students from the public relations program at Algonquin College are teaming up with Partners for Mental Health for the headSTRONG campaign. Over the...

Poet David Leduc poses with his self-published book of poetry entitled Two Trees.

Custodian publishes life's-worth of poems

A Kanata man is putting his soul out into the world with a selfpublished book of poems he's penned across Canada and abroad.

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Paralympic athletes from the Ottawa area were honoured by CIBC on March 28. Five paralympians, including two members of Canada's bronze medal winning sledge hockey team were in attendance.

Local Sochi Paralympians honoured

News-Local athletes from the 2014 Sochi Paralympics were honoured by CIBC at their South Keys banking centre on March 28.

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Members of the Barrhaven and Manotick legions gather on March 23, a day when the two branches donated funds to the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Care Foundation.

Two legions come together to support veterans

The Barrhaven and Manotick Legions have been hosting friendly dart tournaments since 2010.

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One year later, Mindware Academy students Nick Fejes and Nikita Sautchenko talk about their accomplishments in their social skills class.

One year later, boys from Mindware share their story

A year ago, all Jayden Findlay was thinking about was how to deal with his emotions and try to control his verbal diarrhea. Now Findlay said...

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, centre, mingles with well-wishers following a presentation at Algonquin College on March 28. He said young Canadians disconnect from politics "because they don't get to shape the discussion."

Trudeau tackles students' questions

A new generation of more engaged young people became Justin Trudeau's message when he stopped by Algonquin College on March 28 to help...

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Just about every student at Mary Honeywell Elementary School is decked out in blue clothing to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2.

Kids go blue to support peers; Integration key says autism class teacher

Buildings around the world were lit up blue on April 2, but at Mary Honeywell Elementary School it was the students who went blue for World...

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A West Ottawa soccer U15 boys team plays a training game against members of the Ottawa Fury FC professional team at the Thunderbird Sports Centre on March 24. The Fury and West Ottawa Soccer Club had announced a new partnership earlier in the evening.

West Ottawa Soccer partners with Fury

Sports -The Ottawa Fury FC has teamed up with the West Ottawa Soccer Club to support the amateur club's player development in a partnership...

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Purple Day founder Cassidy Megan speaks to attendees at Purple Day for Epilepsy on March 29 at Ottawa City Hall.

Day of Purple adds colour to epilepsy awareness

From purple shirts to purple face paint and even a few purple hair extensions, the theme at city hall on March 29 was clear: purple was in.

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Seven year-old cancer patient Michael Meehan helped launch the Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Campaign on April 1 with Gov.-Gen. David Johnston. The campaign sells daffodil pins and fresh daffodils to help raise funds for cancer research.

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Theland Kicknosway performs a dance at the annual Ottawa Children and Youth Traditional Powwow at Carleton University on March 29. Theland, 10, lives in Nepean but is from Walpole Island, Ont. The powwow featured many dances, as well as traditional crafts for sale.

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Councillor Jan Harder visited with Mr. Toft's Grade 5 Berrigan Elementary class. Jan visited late last month to speak about the Emerald Ash Borer in response to some concerns they had written to her about. Not only did the Councillor visit with the students, but the class will have an opportunity to help with re-planting this spring.

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Above, dozens of shoppers cram into the entryway of the newly reopened Zellers at 59 Robertson Rd. in Bells Corners before the doors open on April 3.

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