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Editorial | Mar 15, 2017

A change to the charge

You can’t live without it in today’s society and in recent times, some haven’t been able to live with it due to the cost.

Ottawa West News
Editorial | Mar 08, 2017

Drug testing can save lives

Never have we known such gargantuan problems due to something so small.

Kanata Kourier-Standard
Editorial | Feb 23, 2017

A truly Canadian voice silenced

Stuart McLean of CBC radio’s Vinyl Café was a Canadian superstar. And what did he do? He simply told stories. Yes,...

Stittsville News | by John Curry
Editorial | Feb 22, 2017

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
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 | Add Comment
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 | Add Comment
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 | Add Comment
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

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