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Two off duty firefighters tried to revive a pedestrian, who died after he was hit on Highway 417 on Canada Day.

Pedestrian dies after trying to cross Highway 417 on Canada Day

Canada Day ended tragically for an unidentified young man, who died after he was walking on Highway 417 late at night, police said.

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Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation will expand the hours its safety officers work in social housing neighbourhoods, says Stéphane Giguère, the corporation’s chief executive officer.

Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

Safety officers in Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods will soon see their hours expanded on weekdays. Currently, OCH community...

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Multiple gun shots fired in Fairlea-Heatherington community

Three bullets punctured a sedan in this parking lot at the corner of Fairlea Crescent and Gore Private in the Fairlea community of Heatherington the evening of June 24. No one was injured in what police say was a targeted attack.

Shooter aimed to kill: police

Ottawa police and Ottawa Community Housing security officers plan to boost their presence in the Fairlea area of Heatherington after...

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‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans is asking for $250,000 for a pilot project that could help transform the Heatherington community into a neighbourhood with more mixed housing.

‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Heatherington is primed for change. If the community’s councillor has her wish fulfilled and earns the support of council on July 8, a...

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Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Ottawa police are warning people not to leave items at police stations after a cardboard box was recently left unattended at the Greenbank Road station. The situation disrupted services at the station and officers were redeployed to X-ray the item, according to police.

Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Initially deemed suspicious, a cardboard box left unattended at the front entrance of the Greenbank Road police station has prompted police...

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UPDATE: Hunt on for white truck after cyclist killed in hit-and-run on Leitrim

Police have released a photo of a white Ford pick-up truck they say resembles the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that killed 39-year-old Andy Nevin, as he cycled along Leitrim Road, west of Albion Road, just before 6 a.m. on June 28.

UPDATE: Hunt on for white truck after cyclist killed in hit-and-run on Leitrim

Police are on the lookout for a white Ford pick-up truck and its driver believed to have struck and killed a 39-year-old father of two as he...

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Green initiative aims to reduce business emissions

Capital Coun. David Chernushenko speaks at the launch of the sustainability program Carbon 613 at the Kitchissippi Brewery on June 23. The initiative by Ottawa’s EnviroCentre aims to help participating businesses reach a 20 percent reduction in emissions.

Green initiative aims to reduce business emissions

Businesses are the lifeblood of any city, but could those in Ottawa be made more efficient when it comes to energy use?

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Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

The Company of Fools is set to perform its brand of Shakespeare’s ‘A Comedy of Errors,’ in parks across Ottawa July 2 to Aug. 15. The troupe of professional actors will be showcasing the first full-length production it performed in 1994 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

Twenty-five years after a small band of friends began performing William Shakespeare’s plays on street corners in downtown Ottawa, the...

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