Sustain Kanata North cycle

Dozens of cyclists and their supporters gather at the Kanata North technology park after participating in EnviroCentre's Cycle-In event on May 4. The event had cyclists take various routes to the tech park, while taking notes, photos and video to document the state of cycling routes, as well as what repairs or improvements might be needed.


Halima Said lights candles on the asphalt of Wellington Street West during a July 26 vigil for Abdirahman Abdi. Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali-Canadian man, died after an altercation with police outside his home on Hilda Street on July 24.

Sexual assault changes

Police have charged a 61-year-old Ottawa man with sexual assault after he allegedly assaulted a teenage girl in a store on Centrepointe Drive on July 6 while working in the store.

Speed board

Speed boards flash a driver's speed as they pass. Many councillors have had speed boards installed in problem areas or streets in their wards to help calm traffic.

Station connectivity study

The city is hosting a series of public input meetings in August to give residents the chance to help ensure light-rail transit stations, as part of the future Stage 2, are best connected to nearby multi-use pathways, bicycle facilities and crosswalks.

Third inmate dies at Innes jail in four months

Shannon Sargent, 34, was found dead in her cell at the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre on July 20. An investigation into the cause is ongoing.


Clearwater Clincial, which created an i-Pad audiometer with calibrated headphones to expand hearing tests to developing countries, was one of six global health projects to receive funds from Grand Challenges Canada.

Nimao Ali

Nimao Ali takes questions from the media on July 25, speaking as a friend and neighbour of Abdirahman Abdi, the 37-year-old man who died following a confrontation with police in Hintonburg.

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