Let your backbone slide

Carleton University kicks off a year of events to celebrate its 75th anniversary on Jan. 18 with a performance by Canadian hip-hop artist and former student Maestro Fresh Wes.

Iconic spot

According to the National Capital Commission, Nepean Point is one of the most spectacular lookouts in Canada’s Capital, making it a key Capital destination. At the highest point of the site is a majestic statue of Samuel de Champlain, who explored the Ottawa River in 1613.

Peace song

Soprano Miriam Khalil will perform with Thirteen Strings in a new musical composition based on Saadi's poem "Bani Adam" as part of the Concert for Peace at the Dominion Chalmers Church on Jan. 27.

Arrest at Ottawa International Airport

A 41-year-old Ottawa man attempting to fly out of the Ottawa International Airport to Chicago on Jan. 18 was arrested for allegedly having child pornography videos on his cellphone.

Labour of love

Ottawa native Trent Correy and his colleagues at Walt Disney Animation Studios were recognized at the Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 8 for their work on Zootopia when it won the award for Best Animated Film.

Bracing for change

Jill Skinner, deputy chief of frontline operations, explained how the Ottawa Police Service's new frontline deployment model will look, and why it's necessary in a public information session in Nepean on Jan. 16. The meeting was the first of four scheduled to take place across Ottawa in January.

Heart Institute

The province just released a report highlighting infrastructure projects in Ontario which includes the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, that is currently completing a 13,500 square metres expansion.

Petition calls on NCC to install coyote-warning signs following attack on family pet

Hunt Club resident Audrey McAndrew stands with her dog Fox near an entrance to McCarthy Woods, where she says her other dog Tinker Bell was fatally injured when she was attacked by three coyotes last October. McAndrew is petitioning the National Capital Commission to install coyote-warning signs at the site to raise public awareness.

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