Keep calm and tai chi on– Image 1

Marlene Hutchison takes part in a tai chi demonstration at city hall on July 23. The local Taoist Tai Chi society is one of many groups offering demonstrations and lessons at city hall this summer. Go to ottawa.ca and search for 'summer activities at city hall' for the full list.

No day at the beach– Image 1

Long-jumper Benjamin Warnock of the University of Windsor blasts into the landing area at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility track on July 19. The track and field site hosted hundreds of the province's best athletes last weekend during the 2014 Athletics Ontario Outdoor Junior and Senior Championships.

'Vimy Bridge' could replace Strandherd-Armstrong name; Barrhaven, Mano– Image 1

Two local legion's are suggesting the new Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge across the Rideau River could be renamed to homour those who died at Vimy Ridge in the First World War.

'Vimy Bridge' could replace Strandherd-Armstrong name; Barrhaven, Manotick legions file joint application

The Manotick and Barrhaven branches of the Royal Canadian Legion have teamed up to rename the Strandherd-Armstrong crossing "Vimy Bridge."

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Arctic an eye-opening experience for students; New Parks Canada partne– Image 1

Fresh back from a two-week expedition in the Arctic, Ottawa teens Michaela Norgren and Jack Patterson could barely put into words how much they enjoyed their trip to Nunavit and Greenland this summer.

Arctic an eye-opening experience for students; New Parks Canada partnership adds to trip

Immaculata High School student Michaela Norgren believes everyone should visit the Arctic at least once in their life.

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Busker Festival takes over Sparks Street for August long weekend– Image 1

Children and adults alike were wowed at last year's Ottawa International Busker Festival when Guinness World Record-holding couple John Hibgy and Rebecca Loomis Higby

Busker Festival takes over Sparks Street for August long weekend

This August long-weekend, Sparks Street will be alive with fire throwers, daredevils, world-renowned hula hoopers and magicians.

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Great Scots in town– Image 1

At left, a young Ottawa soccer player chats with Rangers defender Darren McGregor during pre-game ceremonies at TD Place Stadium on July 23.

Great Scots in town

The first-year Ottawa Fury played its first international friendly on July 23 against Rangers, a Glasgow, Scotland team established in 1872....

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On-street recycling comes to Sandy Hill; City and local company unveil– Image 1

Environment committee chairwoman Maria McRae, Mayor Jim Watson, Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury, Creative Outdoor Advertising president David Gray and the company's district manager, Diane Kerr unveil the new garbage and recycling bins that will be installed along Laurier Avenue East in Sandy Hill this summer.

Little free libraries springing up around Ottawa– Image 1

Nepean residents Jonathon and Amanda Salinas expect to have their new Little Free Library stocked with books that will be ready for lending by the end of July. The way the initiative works is simple: patrons are encouraged to take a book and give a book.

Little free libraries springing up around Ottawa

Jack Castell doesn't have far to travel when he wants to take out a library book - it takes the 12-year-old maybe 10 steps to reach the...

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