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Editorial | 16 hours ago

Fixing school funding must be a priority

Closing a school is never a popular decision. Ottawa-Carleton District School Board trustees have voted to close six...

Ottawa West News
Opinion | Feb 09, 2017

The future of Canada's media

If you are reading this, then you should be interested in the recently-released report commissioned by the federal...

Kanata Kourier-Standard | by John Curry
Editorial | Feb 05, 2017

Attacks should make nation stronger

The murder of six people and the wounding of others at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec on Jan. 29 shocked all of...

Kanata Kourier-Standard | by John Curry
Editorial | Feb 01, 2017

The wrong way to say 'thank you'

Cyril Leeder was one of four men who dreamed a dream — an NHL franchise for Ottawa — and made it come true.

Ottawa West News
Opinion | Jan 11, 2017

Valid concerns about policing in Ottawa

Policing is changing in Ottawa. In fact, organizational changes have already been rolling out behind the scenes and...

Ottawa South News
Editorial | Dec 21, 2016

Kids are the true stars of Christmas

In a world in which bad news often overwhelms the good, it is so easy to be cynical.

Ottawa South News
Dec 14, 2016

Getting over the Grinch with gratitude

With a little over a week until Christmas, I’m in a rather Grinch-like mood. As we wander the shopping malls and the...

Orleans News | Add Comment | by Brynna Leslie
Nov 30, 2016

Never beyond hope in Haiti

Haiti is a long way from Ottawa. For a community newspaper, an invitation to the small Caribbean nation at first seemed...

Ottawa West News | Add Comment | by Staff
Sep 21, 2016

Back to the drawing board on Château Laurier addition plan

The proposal for a modern looking addition to the iconic Fairmont Château Laurier hotel brings to mind the old saying “I know...

Ottawa East News | Add Comment
Aug 31, 2016

City and police agree to keep public in the dark

It’s funny how those whose paycheques are paid for by the public hate it when the public gets a glimpse into the inner...

Nepean Barrhaven News | Add Comment
Aug 10, 2016

Hazy pot rules becoming a joke

The organic growth of the pot dispensary business across Canada has almost been laughable — almost.

Ottawa South News | Add Comment
Jul 27, 2016

Sports will win out

It’s always easier to by cynical than to expect the best of a challenging situation.

Ottawa West News | Add Comment | by Staff
Jun 22, 2016

Ailing MP rises rto the occasion

Every time Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Belanger is seen in public these days it is a shocking sight.

Ottawa East News | Add Comment
Jun 15, 2016

Public safety should be priority No. 1

There was good news on the morning of June 8 when the earth opened up and a massive sinkhole swallowed a section of Rideau...

Orleans News | Add Comment
Jun 08, 2016

It’s good to think big

It’ll be a big day when Canada turns 150.

Ottawa East News | Add Comment
Jun 01, 2016

Sens and city win with Phillips

It was expected. The May 26 retirement of Chris Phillips as an NHL player was a day of celebration in more ways than one.

Nepean Barrhaven News | Add Comment

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