New campaign aims to light up city’s giving spirit

The Caring and Sharing Exchange encourages Ottawa residents to help light up city hall’s Christmas tree this season in an effort to raise money for needy individuals and families this holiday season.

New campaign aims to light up city’s giving spirit

A new campaign is calling on residents to light the city hall Christmas tree this year.

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WaterAid aims to boost Canada's clean water

Former executive director of WaterCan, Christina Lubbock, left, celebrates the charity joining WaterAid International with Sheryl Bennett-Wilson, Margaret Trudeau and Elizabeth Payne.

WaterAid aims to boost Canada's clean water role

A new made-in-Canada charity is looking to increase its international reach to help the less fortunate get access to clean water.

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Group launches campaign to boost financial literacy

Members of Alterna Savings, Causeway Work Centre, and former Financial Literacy Program graduates celebrate the launch of the 2015 Financial Literacy Campaign on Nov. 18.

Group launches campaign to boost financial literacy

The Financial Literacy Action Network renewed its commitment to increasing the number of residents in Ottawa who understand their finances...

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Closures/detours

This map shows the proposed lane closures and detours planned during the reconstruction of Main Street from the spring of 2015 to the summer of 2017.

Main Street rebuild to cause major traffic disruptions

Motorists can expect significant traffic impacts when Main Street is reconstructed over the next two years to replace century-old water and...

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Camp out

Selina Neve, 15, sets up tent poles as Emma Collette, 15, helps secure the tent to the ground in front of city hall on Nov. 20. The pair, who are a part of the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group Cat Squad, were taking part in the SleepOUT for Youth event. Participants slept outside overnight to raise money for the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa’s emergency shelters and community services.

Local groups ready to collaborate on youth homelessness fixes

The time has come to work together to end youth homelessness in Ottawa, providers and funding agencies agree.

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Ottawa Student Transportation Authority votes in favour for start time under 10 minutes

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority held a presentation for east-end schools in April 2014 concerning the bell time changes and walk zone changes. Changes to bell times were approved by the authority on Nov. 10.

Minor bell time changes approved

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority has approved small changes to east end school’s bell times.

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Parkway change

Workers lower boards into place during the installation of the new sign after the former Rockcliffe Parkway was renamed the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway on Nov. 19.

Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway officially named

It’s the Rockcliffe Parkway no more as the road has now officially been renamed the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway.

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Jake Fox

Jake Fox has signed a letter of intent to play Division 1 lacrosse for Johns Hopkins University.

Ottawa lacrosse player commits to top U.S. university; Father founded Ottawa lacrosse program to bring competitive lacrosse home

Jake Fox moved away from his family in Orléans as a teenager to pursue his lacrosse dream, studying for a year at an American prep school...

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