Be a hero: Take the bus to Ottawa Comiccon

Ottawa Comiccon organizers recently announced several new initiatives aimed to ease parking and traffic flow during the three-day event at the EY Centre, May 8 to 10.

Be a hero: Take the bus to Ottawa Comiccon

With more than 43,000 people expected to attend the three-day Ottawa Comiccon at the EY Centre this weekend, organizers are hoping new...

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Pasta with fresh tomato caper sauce a nice, light dinner

Pasta with fresh tomato caper sauce a nice, light dinner

Pasta with fresh tomato caper sauce a nice, light dinner

Pantesco means "in the style of Panteleria,” an island off the coast of Sicily. Capers grow well there and work well too in the no-cook...

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In the heart of Barrhaven

The skateboard park at South Nepean Park is one of many features that draw people to the park. Ken and Kelly Ross were known to make appearances at the park to support local sporting events.

Harder seeks approval to rename park after Ken Ross

The city is seeking public input on a commemorative naming proposal to rename South Nepean Park at 600 Longfields Dr. to Ken Ross Park.

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No more prayer at council

The fallout from a recent Supreme Court ruling is that when it comes to municipal councils, prayers are better left to the church, such as this one, just down the road on Elgin Street from Ottawa’s city hall, where there will no longer be a prayer said before city council meetings.

Court ruling leaves councillors considering new opening to meetings

City council stopped its traditional pre-meeting prayer following a Supreme Court ruling last month, leaving a bit of an uncomfortable...

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Open house

Construction on the Confederation Line West LRT Extension will involve transforming existing transit stations and constructing new ones.

Final LRT western extension open house reveals recommendations

The city revealed recommendations for the western light rail extension on April 29, which included removing and adding stations along the...

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Unlocking their potential

Algonquin public relations students collaborated with the John Howard Society to raise $26,500 for the organization. Funds were raised through silent auctions, ticket sales for events, public donations and a $5,000 donation from Abergel Goldstein and Partners.

Let’s Unlock Change raises more than spare change

First-year public relations students at Algonquin College unlocked their potential, and $26,500, with a successful fundraising campaign for...

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New French public school in works for Riverside South

The French public school board is on target to construct its first elementary school in Riverside South, at 715 Brian Good Ave., starting this summer. The junior kindergarten to Grade 6 school is expected to open in time for classes in September 2016.

New French public school in works for Riverside South

Parents of school-age children in Riverside South will have another educational option to consider with the opening next year of a new...

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Riverkeepers

Sommer Casgrain-Robertson, left, receives Friends of the Jock River’s archives from Tom Wright, on behalf of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. With the dissolution of the Friends of the Jock River’s board of members, the archives were left with the conservation authority for safekeeping.

Friends of the Jock River says good night, and good luck

The organization’s remaining board members have officially declared it extinct after years of trying to breathe life into it.

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