Andrew Haydon Park renewal option B

The city is looking for feedback on two design concepts for the Andrew Haydon Park's play structure renewal. Comments are due by March 13.

Chloe Kotval

All Saints High School hosted a memorial for student Chloe Kotval, 14, who died on Valentine's Day after taking a drug of unknown origin.

Public meeting

A public meeting to discuss the availability, use and dangers of opioid drugs will be held in Kanata on Monday, Feb. 27. Experts from public health, Ottawa police and paramedics and the Youth Services Bureau will be present.

Metroland File photo

While the mayor’s vote is often on the winning side, the amount of time he decides a contentious vote has dipped, according to council tracker report released on Feb. 22. The report looks at voting trends of the city’s councils and other themes such as time spent in camera, and contentious vote success.

Anonymous donation

Dr. Zul Merali, president and chief executive of The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, unveils his vision for the future of mental health on Feb. 23 as mask-wearing staff represent the as yet unknown future researchers who will be selected to spend the next five years at The Royal working toward discoveries in mental-health detection and treatment.

Biggest fort in Ottawa

Grade 3 and 4 students at Le Phare Elementary School decided they wanted to make the biggest, most inclusive fort in Ottawa.The fort surrounds our school yard and opens up to the school, which means that as soon as students exit into the playground, they are part of the Le Phare fort.

Major donation

Ross Beaty talks science at the Canadian Museum of Nature on Feb. 23. Ross, a geologist and mining entrepreneur, and his wife Trisha, a physician, donated $4 million to the museum - specifically for its research and collections efforts.

Big City Mayor’s caucus to discuss opioid crisis with federal ministers

Ottawa Public Health is working with local pharmacies to make sure naloxone kits - which help to stop or reverse opioid overdoses - available to residents.

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