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Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

Richard McMullen, president of National Capital Area Crime Stoppers, left, and Gary Grant, spokesman for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco, unveil an ad at a bus stop at the corner of Elgin and Lisgar streets in downtown Ottawa on May 19 designed to raise public awareness about contraband tobacco.

Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

The illegal cigarette trade is booming in Ottawa, pumping cash into organized gangs that are using the profits to further their criminal...

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Via Rail siding construction catches residents off-guard

Riverside Park residents Erik Wessman, left, and Bill Baird, are among dozens of homeowners who have asked Via Rail to halt construction of a side track behind their properties until they are provided with answers to their questions, including why that location between Riverside Drive and Walkley Road was chosen over other options.

Via Rail siding construction catches residents off-guard

Riverside Park residents whose homes back onto a Via Rail line where a side track is now being built are calling on the Crown corporation...

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Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentils and asparagus are both high in fibre, making this salad a good healthy choice.

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Brew Donkey finds self in bureaucratic bind

Ottawa startup brewery tour and online delivery service Brew Donkey has found itself the target of a provincial tourism body, forcing them to end their paid brewery tours.

Brew Donkey finds self in bureaucratic bind

Bradley Campeau is seeking a solution after being forced to end his paid brewery tour business.

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Start of cycling season spurs Alta Vista cycling safety blitz

Alta Vista Coun. Jean Cloutier hands out cycling safety goodies to Alta Vista resident Anouk Bertner and her son, Felix Brunet, almost 2, during a cycling safety blitz at the corner of Industrial Avenue and Alta Vista Drive on May 14.

Start of cycling season spurs Alta Vista cycling safety blitz

Cyclists were recently treated to all the bells and whistles, or rather, bells, reflective bands and lights, during a cycling safety blitz...

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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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