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Architecture award

The Beaverbrook Branch of the Ottawa Public Library has received an award from the Ontario Library Association for its $10 million re-design, which includes tall windows at its façade and a concrete mural by local artist Chris Griffin which features Blanding’s turtles both in the mural and as 3-D sculptures leading inside the building.

New Beaverbrook library receives architecture award

The recently redesigned Beaverbrook library has caught attention on a provincial scale, being chosen as one of four Ontario libraries to...

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Cocaine charges

Three people have been charged with cocaine trafficking and weapons-related offences after police executed a warrant in the South March community on June 24.

Three in Kanata charged with cocaine, weapons-related offenses

Three people have been charged with drug and weapon-related offences after Ottawa police executed a warrant at a home in the 300 block of...

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Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation will expand the hours its safety officers work in social housing neighbourhoods, says Stéphane Giguère, the corporation’s chief executive officer.

Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

Safety officers in Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods will soon see their hours expanded on weekdays. Currently, OCH community...

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Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Ottawa police are warning people not to leave items at police stations after a cardboard box was recently left unattended at the Greenbank Road station. The situation disrupted services at the station and officers were redeployed to X-ray the item, according to police.

Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Initially deemed suspicious, a cardboard box left unattended at the front entrance of the Greenbank Road police station has prompted police...

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UPDATE: Hunt on for white truck after cyclist killed in hit-and-run on Leitrim

Police have released a photo of a white Ford pick-up truck they say resembles the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that killed 39-year-old Andy Nevin, as he cycled along Leitrim Road, west of Albion Road, just before 6 a.m. on June 28.

UPDATE: Hunt on for white truck after cyclist killed in hit-and-run on Leitrim

Police are on the lookout for a white Ford pick-up truck and its driver believed to have struck and killed a 39-year-old father of two as he...

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Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

The Company of Fools is set to perform its brand of Shakespeare’s ‘A Comedy of Errors,’ in parks across Ottawa July 2 to Aug. 15. The troupe of professional actors will be showcasing the first full-length production it performed in 1994 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

Twenty-five years after a small band of friends began performing William Shakespeare’s plays on street corners in downtown Ottawa, the...

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On target

Melanie McCann’s athletic career depends on excelling in five different sports. The Ottawa-based athlete will travel to Toronto in July to test her skills in modern pentathlon’s five disciplines for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

Olympic modern pentathlete to compete in second Pan Am games

Melanie McCann's training and determination paired with the support of her team of four coaches carried her to the Pan Am Games in 2011 and...

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Pamic winner, for now

Walter Pamic may have won the Conservative candidacy race in the newly formed federal riding of Kanata-Carleton, but he isn’t saying much about the storm of controversy that led up to it.

Controversy clouds conservative’s candidacy win

Walter Pamic may have won the Conservative candidacy race in the newly formed federal riding of Kanata-Carleton, but he isn’t saying much...

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