Kanata bank robbery suspect

The man pictured here is a suspect in a Kanata bank heist that saw a lone black male enter a bank on Earl Grey Dr. on May 2 and leave with an undisclosed quantity of cash. Police are looking for assistance in identifying the man.

Police have high hopes of catching Kanata bank robber

Ottawa police are asking for help in finding a suspect after a bank at Kanata Centrum was robbed on May 2. With several photos giving a...

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Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

St. Patrick’s High School students, from left, Belal Chamseddine, 16, Bellal Wehbe, 18, and Karen Mamani, 18, receive vouchers for free Froster slush drinks from Ottawa south community police officer Const. Moe Elmi during their lunch break on May 26.

Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

Police were waiting for lunching high school students outside of a Mac’s Convenience store on Alta Vista Drive on May 26 to hand out...

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And they’re off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local charities. The participation and proceeds from the 41st annual Ottawa Race Weekend set new records for the event, which closed streets throughout the downtown core. 2K, 5K, 10K, half-marathon, kid’s marathon, wheelchair marathon and marathon events were held. Here, the first of 14,000 runners break free from the starting line on the 10K event on May 23.

And they're off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local...

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MPP Michael Coteau, the minister responsible for the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games, announces funding for the torch relay through Ontario communities. Ottawa will receive a $12,500 grant to help with logistical costs of the city’s torch relay legs.

Province to fund torch relay celebrations

The Ontario government will give communities grants to fund the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games torch relay.

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Young at Art awards

Earl of March Secondary School student Rainy Gou receives the Senior Award for Drawing during the Young at Art awards on May 13 for her drawing Solemn Silence. She received the award from Kanata North Counc. Marianne Wilkinson, left, Knoxdale-Merivale Coun. Keith Egli, Mayor Jim Watson and Kanata South Coun. Allan Hubley.

Kanata artists recognized at Young at Art awards

Some of Kanata’s most artistic teens were recognized with awards on May 13 after having their work displayed in the cross-city Young at Art...

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30th for food cupboard

Kanata Food Cupboard volunteer Nancy Swanson takes a look at the next bag of donated food she will help sort through at the food cupboard’s warehouse in north Kanata on May 13. The food cupboard will be celebrating Swanson and people like her during the Kanata Food Cupboard’s 30th anniversary barbecue on May 30.

Bittersweet 30th anniversary for Kanata Food Cupboard

If you ask the Kanata Food Cupboard’s client coordinator, or some of the people responsible for starting up the organization 30 years ago,...

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Complaint unfounded: police

Ottawa park assault report unfounded: police

Ottawa park assault report unfounded: police

The Ottawa Police Service reported Friday that they have concluded a jogger’s complaint about being assaulted in a park on the edge of West...

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No free rides

Amrik Singh, president of Unifor’s Local 1688 representing taxi drivers in Ottawa, tells the city’s community and protective services committee it needs to respect its own bylaws when it comes to cracking down on bandit taxi companies like Uber.

Uber driving city’s taxi rules review

Taxi drivers are looking to put the brakes on any rule changes that could give start-up companies like Uber a free ride in Ottawa.

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