No new police officers for the fifth year running

Police Chief Charles Bordeleau says the 23 additional employees the force was planning to add in 2015 won’t happen due to budget constraints.

No new police officers for the fifth year running

Despite saying 2015 was the year the police service would finally add new officers after years of austerity, police Chief Charles Bordeleau...

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Knoxdale-Merivale Coun. Keith Egli wants to city to review the cost of bringing back detailed written minutes in addition to the audio and video records the city switched to in 2011.

City to look at bringing back meeting minutes

Coun. Keith Egli is concerned that eliminating full-text records of discussions at city council and committee meetings is making it more...

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Giant map helps reveal Canada’s true Arctic

Grade 5 students from St. Gabriel School in Kanata test out the Canadian Museum of Nature’s giant Arctic floor map at the museum on Dec. 16. The map, part of the museum’s Arctic Alive: Explore the natural history of Canada’s Arctic, is part of holiday programming at the museum from Dec. 26 to Jan. 4.

Giant map helps reveal Canada’s true Arctic

The Canadian Museum of Nature has created a way for all Canadian children to have the opportunity to explore the Arctic -- right from the...

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OSEG lowers parking prices for events at Lansdowne

The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group announces it has made changes to ticket, parking and concession stand prices at Lansdowne Park.

OSEG lowers parking prices for events at Lansdowne

Based on complaints from fans, the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group announced it will lower parking rates and ticket prices for Ottawa...

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Breakfast fundraiser reaches new heights

Jan Pronko dishes up some bacon and hash browns at the 2014 Snowflake Breakfast at the Centre Pauline-Charron on Dec. 5. The annual event raises money for Partage Vanier Food Bank. Many community volunteers as well as politicians and police served coffee during the event.

Breakfast fundraiser reaches new heights

Support for Vanier’s local food bank improved significantly this year at its annual fundraiser breakfast.

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Ashbury students give back to kids in need

Ashbury College Grade 12 students Michelle Rhodes and Alyssa Satterthwaite finish packing backpacks for the Youth Services Bureau on Dec. 8. Each year the school participates in St. Matthews’s Church project Angels with Backpacks, which supports youth between the ages of 12 and 20 who are unstably housed or living on the street.

Ashbury students give back to kids in need

Christopher Watt was only 15 years-old when he first came to the Youth Services Bureau. Having left home because of a bad situation,...

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Ottawa city hall.

Second-term councillors take on leadership roles

City council approved the members and leaders for its committees and boards during its Dec. 10 meeting.

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National Arts Centre to get new Elgin entrance, upgrades

A new glass main entrance on Elgin Street is the main feature of a $110.5 million renovation of the National Arts Centre designed by architect Donald Schmitt.

National Arts Centre to get new Elgin entrance, upgrades

The National Arts Centre will be getting a bigger and better facelift than previously planned thanks to a $110.5 million investment from the...

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