Easter chocolate donation

Easter chocolate donated by Caroline Sewards and her daughters, Anna and Julia Galassi Sewards, are posed with a photo of husband and father Francesco Luigi Galassi. Galassi died on Jan. 2, 2015, only a few months before his birthday, which would have fallen on Easter Sunday.

Beaverbrook family makes Easter donation in memory of husband and father

Easter Sunday, known by many children as the day of chocolate and scavenger hunts, will be sweeter for 56 more Kanata children this year,...

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Westfest down to two days, but promises long lineup of Canadian talent

Elaina Martin, founder, producer and artistic director of Westfest, left, Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper and singer-songwriting duo Kris Abbott and Dee McNeil are ready to rock during a March 12 announcement at Clocktower Brew Pub in Westboro. Westboro Village’s free celebration takes place June 13 and 14.

Westfest down to two days, but promises long lineup of Canadian talent

Westfest is heading back to its roots by going back to the street – Richmond Road to be exact – where the event’s main stage will be located...

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Funding cuts coming to victim services amid client boom

Provincial government funding cuts that take effect April 1 will impact services provided by Ottawa Victim Services at a time when the organization is seeing hundreds more clients through a new partnership with Ottawa police, says Steve Sullivan, executive director of the volunteer-based organization.

Funding cuts coming to victim services amid client boom

Physically and emotionally exhausted, Rebecca felt as though the night would never end.

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Support flows in for train accident survivor Sarah Stott

Carol Ann MacDonell of Nepean is organizing a fundraiser that will take place at Tudor Hall in April in support of Sarah Stott, who was hit by a train in Montreal late last year.

Support flows in for train accident survivor Sarah Stott

When Carol Ann MacDonell opened the newspaper to learn the daughter of a close friend had been severely injured after she was hit by a...

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Emergency funding

Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney passed a motion to give day program providers access to $50,000 in the wake of federal cuts.

City opens $50K slush fund for homeless drop-in centres

Council has agreed to carve up $50,000 between a handful of local organizations running day programs for the city’s homeless population, in...

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Asparagus ravioli with basil butter

Asparagus ravioli with basil butter offers rich flavour

Asparagus ravioli with basil butter offers rich flavour

The rich flavour of Ontario asparagus is highlighted in these pretty packages that are easily made with purchased wonton wrappers.

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Harmony House fundraiser at Hazeldean Mall

Hazeldean Mall will be holding a fundraiser for Harmony House from March 28 to April 12, hoping to raise $5,000 in customer donations for the women’s shelter.

Hazeldean Mall to hold fundraiser for women’s shelter

Hazeldean Mall is trying to raise money and awareness for a women’s shelter seeking greater recognition and support in Ottawa. Harmony...

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More tasers

Ottawa police will purchase 100 more conducted energy weapons this year, at a cost of $195,938.

Police to purchase 100 more Tasers

Ottawa’s police force has been approved to buy another 100 Tasers for its front-line officers at a cost of nearly $196,000.

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