Hydro protest

Protesters at the Hydro One Enough is Enough rally outside the Carling Avenue office of Liberal MPP and Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli on April 18. The protest saw angry residents from the Ottawa area speak up about the high cost of hydro in Ontario.

Protesters put heat on province over hydro prices

Dozens of Ottawa area residents gathered in front of Ontario Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli’s office on April 18 to protest lofty hydro...

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Matthew House fundraiser

Matthew House executive director Miriam Rawson, left, and volunteer Claire Haas in front of Matthew House, located along Centrepointe Drive in Nepean.

Shelter for refugee claimants holding first variety show fundraiser

An organization that supports newcomers to Ottawa who are seeking refugee status is holding a variety show fundraiser at Kanata Baptist...

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Record numbers expected to geek out at Ottawa Comiccon

Ottawa Comiccon program director Cliff Caporale is ‘attacked’ by Robert Englund, left, best known for his role as Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, during the 2014 Ottawa Comiccon in a coveted photo op with The Evil Dead actor Bruce Campbell, middle, while Ottawa Comiccon programming co-ordinator Jean-Marc Pellerin is ‘choked’ by Kane Hodder, a.k.a. Jason from the Friday the 13th movies. The Ottawa Comiccon returns to the EY Centre May 8 to 10.

Record numbers expected to geek out at Ottawa Comiccon

The stars are aligning for Ottawa geeks.

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Matthew's Wish

Eleven-year-old Matthew Holmes of Russell beams as his wish to travel to Hawaii is revealed during the Orléans Wishes Committee's HaiRaiser fundraiser at Place d'Orléans on April 11. Matthew's leukemia is now in remission, but his long road to recovery continues, following three transplants and rounds of chemotherapy and radiation. He and his brother, mom and dad will spend 10 days next month in Hawaii snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, going on a helicopter ride, surfing and swimming with dolphins.

Make-a-Wish sends family to Hawaii

It wasn’t that long ago that Daril and Diana Holmes would treasure even a quick trip to the park with their son Matthew.

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Hockey team food donation

Matin Mardasi with the Kanata atom C Knight Hawks shops for groceries for the Kanata Food Cupboard on April 8. The team used money from volunteering and sponsors to make a donation of more than 2,000 pounds of food to the food cupboard.

Kanata hockey team chooses grocery donation over ice time

When the Kanata atom C Knight Hawks decided to volunteer to clean up after Hometown Hockey, they didn’t expect to get anything out of it...

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Fair process

Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais wants Hydro Ottawa to be allowed to bid on rural customers still served by the provincial distributor.

Let Hydro Ottawa bid on rural customers: Blais

For Ottawa’s 45,000 rural residents still served by Hydro One, it’s a tale of two cities.

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Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers are even sweeter in this simple but delicious Italian classic.

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Relay reps

Kaitlin Janes and Ryan Hooper are student representatives that helped put on the Relay for Life 2015 at A. Y. Jackson Secondary School on March 27. The group raised more than $14,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Raising money for Canadian Cancer Society

Relay for Life at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School raised more than $14,000 in the fight against cancer with an overnight event that began at...

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