Up to $70 million needed for Main library upgrade: report; Board will – Image 1

File A report is recommending the Ottawa Public Library spend between $40 million and $70 million to repair and upgrade the main branch location, but there is no money budgeted for the work.

Garden tour celebrates decade of fundraising for mental health– Image 1

Jerika Bradford, with the Canadian Wildlife Federation Pond in Kanata talks about the work the organization does and shows offthe fifth stop in the annual Ottawa Water Garden tour on July 12.

Garden tour celebrates decade of fundraising for mental health

Organizers of the 10th annual Water Garden tour are hoping to match last year's undraising numbers.

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Orléans bowler strikes gold– Image 1

Nineteen-year-old Orléans resident Colin Ratzlaff, left, celebrates with his mom, Karen McDonald, after winning a gold medal in five pin bowling at the Canadian Special Olympics in Vancouver on July 12.

Orléans bowler strikes gold

A 19-year-old bowler from east Gloucester has reached a new height in his athletic career with his first gold medal at the Canadian Special...

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Police nab suspect wanted for Ottawa prom-night murder; Devontay Hacke– Image 1

Devontay Hackett was arrested by Toronto police in that city on July 11. The 18-year-old faces one count of seconddegree murder for the stabbing death of south Ottawa teen Brandon Volpi on June 7 in downtown Ottawa. The suspect is next scheduled to appear in an Ottawa court on July 21.

Police nab suspect wanted for Ottawa prom-night murder; Devontay Hackett, 18, scheduled to appear in court on July 21

The arrest last week of the prime suspect wanted for the stabbing death of an Ottawa teen just hours after his high-school prom prompted a...

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Ottawa invaded by British sports cars– Image 1

Favouring an out-of-country car to an Ottawa-owned MG, Mayor Jim Watson makes his official 'Mayor's choice' picking a 1956 MG 1500 from Virginia, U.S. More than 120 British sports cars filled up the front lawn at the Canada Science and Technology Museum on July 16.

Ottawa invaded by British sports cars

Ottawa was subjected to a British invasion last week - an attack mounted by a fleet of small vintage sports cars.

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Weekly free activity planned for Meadowbrook Park– Image 1

Three eager Pineview residents, Ishaan Tim, left, Alex Scott and Hayley Joseph were at Meadowbrook Park for the first of a weekly city-run program called Park-ticipate. Roving city staffers Matt Seguin and Evan Jones will be visiting four parks a day in the Beacon Hill-Cyrville and Orléans neighbourhoods over the course of the summer.

Weekly free activity planned for Meadowbrook Park

Pineview parents and children have another great reason to get outside this summer -free programming at Meadowbrook Park.

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New city hall garden honours Treaty of Ghent; Yellow roses planted to – Image 1

John Gomez, left, and New Edinburgh resident Alisa Klebanov with the Ottawa Youth Orchestra perform at the unveiling of a new Treaty of Ghent rose garden at city hall on July 14.

New city hall garden honours Treaty of Ghent; Yellow roses planted to honour document that brought peace after the War of 1812

New beds of yellow roses at city hall are meant to bring attention to a little-known piece of Canadian history.

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Two female suspects in suspicious package incident– Image 1

Ottawa police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly left a suspicious package in a Rideau Street McDonald's.

Two female suspects in suspicious package incident

Ottawa police are seeking public assistance in identifying two female suspects in relation to a suspicious package containing a hoax...

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