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 Alex Robinson

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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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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NCC unveils short list of Lebreton Flats proposals

National Capital Commission chief executive Mark Kristmanson, left, alongside fellow board member Kay Stanley, on Feb. 18 announces the shortlisted groups that will develop proposals for LeBreton Flats.

NCC unveils short list of Lebreton Flats proposals

The Ottawa Senators’ plan for a downtown arena is among the four proposals shortlisted by the National Capital Commission for the...

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Proposed transit fare hike becoming hot-button issue

City councillors answered a number of questions about proposed transit fare increases at budget consultations held across Ottawa earlier this month.

Proposed transit fare hike becoming hot-button issue

The proposed transit fare hike contained within the city’s draft budget seems modest at 2.5 per cent, but at $3.55 a trip, it has some...

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AIDS Committee of Ottawa opens new home

Ottawa-Orleans MPP Marie-France Lalonde, left, Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi, Ottawa mayor Jim Watson, Capital Coun. David Chernushenko, ‘Mr. Plow 2014’ Michael LaFramboise, AIDS Committee of Ottawa chairman Gord Asmus, and ACO executive director Khaled Salam were on hand to of the to cut the ribbon on the organization’s new Main Street headquarters on Feb. 9.

AIDS Committee of Ottawa opens new home

Those individuals living with HIV/AIDS have a new home where they can gather, comfort one another and lead the fight against the preventable...

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