$1M gift boosts Canadian, Ottawa stem cell research

James Price, president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Stem Cell Foundation, left, Sandra Henderson, senior vice-president of BMO Financial Group’s eastern Ontario division, and Tim Kluke, president and chief executive officer of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, celebrate BMO’s $1-million gift to the Ottawa Hospital and the stem cell foundation on May 21 at the General campus.

$1M gift boosts Canadian, Ottawa stem cell research

Stem cell research in Canada and at the Ottawa Hospital’s General campus recently received a $1-million boost. Sandra Henderson, senior...

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Students, staff return to Charles Hulse school

Staff and students returned to Charles H. Hulse Public School on May 25, following a five-week closure after several students and staff fell sick following the spraying of an unauthorized pesticide at the school.

Students, staff return to Charles Hulse school

Students and staff returned to Charles H. Hulse Public School on Monday, following the school’s five-week closure after an unapproved...

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McGuinty’s private member’s bill targets federal partisan advertising

Ottawa South Liberal MP David McGuinty’s proposed private member’s bill which would ban partisan advertising, such as the YouTube video on the Conservative government’s Universal Child Care Benefit produced by Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre, pictured here, will go for second reading on June 1.

McGuinty’s private member’s bill targets federal partisan advertising

Partisan advertising has no place in the federal government, according to the Ottawa South Liberal MP whose private member’s bill, which...

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Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

Richard McMullen, president of National Capital Area Crime Stoppers, left, and Gary Grant, spokesman for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco, unveil an ad at a bus stop at the corner of Elgin and Lisgar streets in downtown Ottawa on May 19 designed to raise public awareness about contraband tobacco.

Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

The illegal cigarette trade is booming in Ottawa, pumping cash into organized gangs that are using the profits to further their criminal...

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Via Rail siding construction catches residents off-guard

Riverside Park residents Erik Wessman, left, and Bill Baird, are among dozens of homeowners who have asked Via Rail to halt construction of a side track behind their properties until they are provided with answers to their questions, including why that location between Riverside Drive and Walkley Road was chosen over other options.

Via Rail siding construction catches residents off-guard

Riverside Park residents whose homes back onto a Via Rail line where a side track is now being built are calling on the Crown corporation...

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Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentils and asparagus are both high in fibre, making this salad a good healthy choice.

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Retirement isn’t for ‘The General’

Ken 'The General' Grant is set to release an autobiographical book that chronicles his life from his early childhood in Montreal to his days as a broadcaster at CFRA.

Retirement isn’t for ‘The General’

If there is one word that Ken “The General” Grant hates, it’s “retirement.”

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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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