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Transportation survey presentation

John Neale presents the results of a transportation survey on June 24, which asked residents how often they use different modes of transportation, why, and what could be done to increase their cycling, walking and bus usage, among other questions.

Not just for exercise and pleasure

Getting around by bike or on your own two feet is about more than just fun, or it can be, says a north Kanata group after presenting the...

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On a monarch mission

A.Y. Jackson Secondary School students have joined the ranks of monarch butterfly supporters everywhere, which includes Glen Cairn Public School, seen here during their butterfly program’s yearly send-off in September of last year. The A.Y. Jackson students planted a butterfly garden at their school, and they hope others consider doing the same.

Butterfly garden planted at A.Y. Jackson

A Grade 10 class at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School has taken an interest in the livelihood of monarch butterflies, and they hope others...

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Keeping owners, pet together

Tanya Dennee and Richard McNeill, accompanied by Dennee’s two Yorkshire terriers, are co-founders of the Pet Resource Bank along with Kimberley Knapp. The organization helps people keep their pets at home, instead of having to surrender them, when experiencing financial or health difficulties.

Pet Resource Bank helps owners keep pets at home

A new resource bank for pets and their owners is helping people keep their furry friends instead of having to surrender them to shelters.

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Ottawa police urge residents to 'mind their valuables'

Police are urging people not to leave valuables in their vehicles and to lock their homes and cars up tight to deter potential thieves from striking.

Ottawa police urge residents to 'mind their valuables'

Summer is in full swing, which can mean a rise in crimes of opportunity. But police are hoping to head those off at the pass by...

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Headed to Pan Am Games

Kanata-raised Lucinda Nowell performs with her rhythmic gymnastics group at Carleton University in 2014. Nowell and her team are off to her first Pan Am Games in Toronto this July.

Work pays off for Kanata gymnast headed to Pan Am Games

Lucinda Nowell’s career in rhythmic gymnastics has been steadily progressing since the age of six, through thousands of hours of training...

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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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