Woman killed in Orléans

Orléans - Police were called to a home on St. Bruno Street in Avalon around 1 p.m. with reports of a woman with her throat cut. Police could not...

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It's important to draw up an emergency preparation plan for your family.

Prepare your family for an emergency

Disasters have forced millions of Canadians from their homes in recent years and caused billions of dollars in damage, to say nothing of...

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Reporter Jennifer McIntosh accepts the first place award for the paper's coverage of the fatal collision of a train and city bus in Barrhaven last September. The awards were held on April 4 in Vaughan, Ont.

Metroland Media wins Best News Story

The Ontario Community of Newspapers Association awarded the Nepean-Barrhaven News with the honour of best news story among the province's...

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Whiskey apple cake great for dessert or a snack

Whiskey apple cake great for dessert or a snack

This cake can also be made with apple juice for a family-friendly version.

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Relay for Life fundraiser coming to Proulx Berry Farm

Relay for Life fundraiser coming to Proulx Berry Farm

A group participating in this year's Relay for Life fundraiser will hold a family fun day to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Library considers streaming online videos

Library considers streaming online videos

Streaming online video could be the next thing offered by the public library.

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Acting Inspector Glenn Wasson

Police rescue woman from Rideau River

Ottawa police rescued a woman who jumped in the Rideau River at Cummings Bridge downtown on April 14 around 9 p.m. Police officers were the...

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Left to right are: Lisa Mierins of Ogilvie Subaru, Don Durst of Subaru Canada, Ottawa City Councillor Tim Tierney, Mr Shiro Ohta - President and CEO of Subaru Canada, and Tom McCullough of Ogilvie Subaru.

Ogilvie Subaru: A New Home for Confidence in Motion

On January 10, 1977, Ogilvie Subaru became just the 10th dealership in Canada selling those iconic all-wheel drive compacts with the unusual...

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Left, a student models an outfit Rotary Exchange student Sofia Turekova designed and made.

Passion for fashion at St. Matthew

Several hundred people were at St. Matthew High School on April 10 for the Wu Long Fashion Show. The 13th annual fashion show supported the...

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The Rotary Club of Orléans was busy honouring local youth on April 6, as the organization staged its annual Orléans Youth Awards. Recognition was given to youth who showed outstanding service to their community, friends, family and schools. Here, Rotary Club of Orléans president Len Goddard is seen with winners Christina Goddard (music award, vocal), Victoria Goddard (music award, instrumental) and Joseph Schlapsi (academic achievement).

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There was plenty of activity in Orléans on April 6 as the Ruddy Family YMCA hosted a zumba fundraising event for the Y Strong Kids Campaign. The event raised money to cover or subsidize the cost of children participating in programs offered at the YMCA-YWCA. Participants were led by cheerleaders from the Ottawas RedBlacks.

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Michel Thériault from Orléans receives the Caring Canadian Award from Gov.-Gen. David Johnston on April 17 along with Suzanne Thériault for their work volunteering with the Roy G. Hobbs Seniors' Club, tripling the club's membership during their time as president and vice-president.

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Louis Riel high school students join Right To Play president and CEO Johann Koss, athlete ambassadors Philippe Marquis and Rosie MacLennan, Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau and Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Christian Paradis on April 4 at the Louis Riel dome. The day marked the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, celebrated internationally on April 6. The federal government announced $5.3 million in funding to support a Right to Play project in Western Africa.

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Children wait patiently as volunteers prepare maple syrup taffy outside of the Vanier Maple Sugar Shack on April 5. Just one part of the Maple Sugar Festival's activities, grown-ups and children alike had a taste of the sweet stuff.

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Megan Foy, right, a Cairine Wilson soccer player, goes up against a Louis Riel opponent during a soccer tournament at the Hornet's Nest on April 10. The game was part of a minitournament hosted by Cairine Wilson in support of the Right to Play foundation.

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