Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both a volunteer and career firefighter. The West Carleton resident was appointed to the position on Feb. 23.

Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both...

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Climate commitments

Ecology Ottawa is calling on city councillors to make good on their promise to include several climate change items in the 2015 budget.

Care about climate? Call your councillor

An environmental advocacy group is asking residents to pressure their councillor to make sure Ottawa follows through on its climate-change...

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No flow

City crews are scrambled to thaw out frozen pipes like this one displayed at a briefing on Friday, Feb. 27.

City scrambles to fix deluge of frozen pipes

City staff are asking for patience as crews scramble to deal with a flood of frozen water pipes across Ottawa.

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Ottawa POlice

Aggressive salespeople prompt complaints

Aggressive salespeople prompt complaints

Multiple Blackburn Hamlet residents have expressed concern after aggressive door-to-door salespeople tried to sell them a $40-a-month water...

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Ian Gadbois

Convent Glen Orléans Wood Community Association president Ian Gadbois urges more volunteers to step forward to keep the organization going at an Oct. 2 meeting. The organization will fold if more board members are not found by March 23.

Community association suspends operation due to lack of volunteers

The Convent Glen Orléans Wood Community Association has suspended operations effective Feb. 26 because of the resignation of two board...

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Pot shop

The Heavens to Betsy boutique could soon be home to a National Access Cannabis centre, a franchise that helps patients navigate the medical marijuana system.

Marijuana centre coming to Hintonburg

A medical marijuana “gatekeeper” could open its doors this spring on Hintonburg’s main street.

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Big budget

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has upped its budget 23 per cent to cover several major capital projects this year.

Conservation authority ups 2015 budget for big projects

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has tabled a budget 23 per cent higher than last year’s to fund a busy year full of capital...

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Murder charges laid

Deputy police Chief Jill Skinner speaks to media at a Feb. 20 press conference announcing that Ian Bush had been charged with the first degree murders of Alban Garon, Raymonde Garon, and Marie-Claire Beniskos.

Police charge Orléans man with three unsolved murders

Ottawa police had a eureka moment when DNA evidence linked Ian Bush, the 59-year-old accused in a December home invasion and attempted...

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Thu Mar 5 | 7:00 PM

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