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Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation will expand the hours its safety officers work in social housing neighbourhoods, says Stéphane Giguère, the corporation’s chief executive officer.

Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

Safety officers in Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods will soon see their hours expanded on weekdays. Currently, OCH community...

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Multiple gun shots fired in Fairlea-Heatherington community

Three bullets punctured a sedan in this parking lot at the corner of Fairlea Crescent and Gore Private in the Fairlea community of Heatherington the evening of June 24. No one was injured in what police say was a targeted attack.

Shooter aimed to kill: police

Ottawa police and Ottawa Community Housing security officers plan to boost their presence in the Fairlea area of Heatherington after...

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‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans is asking for $250,000 for a pilot project that could help transform the Heatherington community into a neighbourhood with more mixed housing.

‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Heatherington is primed for change. If the community’s councillor has her wish fulfilled and earns the support of council on July 8, a...

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Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Ottawa police are warning people not to leave items at police stations after a cardboard box was recently left unattended at the Greenbank Road station. The situation disrupted services at the station and officers were redeployed to X-ray the item, according to police.

Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Initially deemed suspicious, a cardboard box left unattended at the front entrance of the Greenbank Road police station has prompted police...

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Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

The Company of Fools is set to perform its brand of Shakespeare’s ‘A Comedy of Errors,’ in parks across Ottawa July 2 to Aug. 15. The troupe of professional actors will be showcasing the first full-length production it performed in 1994 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

Twenty-five years after a small band of friends began performing William Shakespeare’s plays on street corners in downtown Ottawa, the...

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On target

Melanie McCann’s athletic career depends on excelling in five different sports. The Ottawa-based athlete will travel to Toronto in July to test her skills in modern pentathlon’s five disciplines for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

Olympic modern pentathlete to compete in second Pan Am games

Melanie McCann's training and determination paired with the support of her team of four coaches carried her to the Pan Am Games in 2011 and...

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Levelling the field

Kids play soccer at a field in Nepean. The city is proposing changes to the way to allocates sports field and ice pad times.

New sports policy levelling the playing field

The most vocal teams will soon no longer be able to lobby to make sure they get their favourite field, ice pad or time slot.

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Blackburn Hamlet Preschool

The Blackburn Hamlet Preschool, located near the arena, might get a second chance at September operations.

Blackburn Hamlet Preschool gets a second chance

The Blackburn Hamlet Preschool may get a second lease on life.

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