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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Delayed arrival

One of six new trains arrive at Carleton station Monday morning with Transit Commission chairman Stephen Blais, left, and OC Transpo general manager John Manconi aboard. The train was delayed half an hour because of a signal glitch.

UPDATED: Switch glitch shuts down O-Train line day after launch

It was a tough go for OC Transpo staff hoping to finally launch the expanded Trillium O-Train line this week.

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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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Crime Prevention Ottawa

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop what it calls a post-incident neighborhood protocol with the Overbrook community.

Crime Prevention Ottawa to launch pilot program in Overbrook to help crime victims

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop a new pilot project with the Overbrook community that will serve as a way to help terrorized...

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Ice capades

Orléans residents Willi and Lise von Schmidt skate up the canal on its record-breaking day on Feb. 25.

Rideau Canal stays open record-breaking 47 straight days

It’s been a cold winter, but some skaters would say it’s been worth it.

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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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Ottawa restaurant owners invest in food security

The Ottawa Food Bank received a $10,000 donation on Feb. 18 from local Tim Hortons restaurant owners. From left, franchise owners Chris McClusky, Bill Holdsworth, Peter McClusky and Ottawa Food Bank executive director Michael Maidment.

Ottawa restaurant owners invest in food security

As the number of food bank users grows, the need for donations to fund the operation of this service becomes increasingly important.

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