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.

Central library crowd

About 200 people attended a meeting at city hall on Jan. 18 to discuss library board staff's recommended site for a new central library at 557 Wellington Street in LeBreton Flats. A quick show of hands showed no one was in favour of the proposed site.

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.

Police investigate stabbings

Two men were found on Jan. 18 with stab wounds at Pinecrest transit station before 9 p.m. The men are not co-operating with police.

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.

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