Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

St. Patrick’s High School students, from left, Belal Chamseddine, 16, Bellal Wehbe, 18, and Karen Mamani, 18, receive vouchers for free Froster slush drinks from Ottawa south community police officer Const. Moe Elmi during their lunch break on May 26.

Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

Police were waiting for lunching high school students outside of a Mac’s Convenience store on Alta Vista Drive on May 26 to hand out...

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And they’re off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local charities. The participation and proceeds from the 41st annual Ottawa Race Weekend set new records for the event, which closed streets throughout the downtown core. 2K, 5K, 10K, half-marathon, kid’s marathon, wheelchair marathon and marathon events were held. Here, the first of 14,000 runners break free from the starting line on the 10K event on May 23.

And they're off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local...

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Ottawa filmmaker brings wild west to Mayfair Theatre

Peter Fonda, left, stars in Brett Kelly’s Jesse James: Lawman, which is set to premier at the Mayfair Theatre in Old Ottawa South on May 28.

Ottawa filmmaker brings wild west to Mayfair Theatre

While Brett Kelly’s new western stars Peter Fonda and is his largest-budget movie to date, it still has a distinctly Canadian flavour.

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Grant

MPP Michael Coteau, the minister responsible for the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games, announces funding for the torch relay through Ontario communities. Ottawa will receive a $12,500 grant to help with logistical costs of the city’s torch relay legs.

Province to fund torch relay celebrations

The Ontario government will give communities grants to fund the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games torch relay.

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Eric Goneau

Erin Goneau speaks on behalf of Valérie's Flutter Foundation.

Heart of Gold awards recognize Orléans volunteers

Over 200 people gathered at the Orléans branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on May 20 for 81 community volunteers to be recognized.

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Service review

Para Transpo may allow people with cognitive disabilities to use the service depending on the results of a service review this year.

Para Transpo to review who can ride

Transferring three times to get to work is trying at the best of times. Transferring that much with a cognitive disability could be...

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Gotta go

A precast concrete washroom like this one would be usable three seasons of the year and cost the city about $125,000 to install.

City's gotta go with more toilets: McKenney

When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go – and Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney is hoping the city will go towards installing public toilets...

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Tricycle taxi for seniors coming to Vanier

The Vanier Community Service Centre is set to start its ‘One City, One Bike’ project, which will cart seniors around on bike taxis driven by young volunteers. The program will start June 1.

Free tricycle taxi for seniors looks to bridge generational gap in Vanier

Seniors will have a green way to roll around Vanier this summer.

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