Family sailing

John Buiel and his son, Jonathan, participate in the Kanata Sailing Club’s Open Regatta last September. The club’s commodore, Mike Thompson, hopes to see many more family sailing teams with the expansion of the club’s youth program this season.

Kanata Sailing Club continues to grow youth program

The Kanata Sailing Club has continued to see success with its youth sailing program, but this year the club will take a major step in...

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Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Shaun Shannon, a former prisoner at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, speaks at city hall on April 15 during a public forum on crowding and conditions at the Innes Road jail.

Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Imagine sleeping on a thin foam mattress on a concrete floor beside the only toilet, where urine gets splashed on you and staff and inmates...

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Holy Spirit shows its Sens spirit

All of the students and staff of Holy Spirit Catholic School on Main Street in Stittsville assembled at the front of the school April 17 wearing their new white Hamburglar/Go Sens Go t-shirts which were provided thanks to the generosity of six dads.

Holy Spirit shows its Sens spirit

Go, Sens, Go.” This chant was voiced by the over 300 students and staff of Holy Spirit Catholic School on Stittsville Main Street in...

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Planting trees engages students

The City of Ottawa has granted St. Isidore’s school $5,500 for tree planting. After Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the cheque to principal Karen Wilson, representatives of the school’s environmental team gathered to discuss the project. From left are staff environmental rep Corinna Kober, El-Chantiry, Wilson, parent environmental rep Liane Nightingale, school ground design consultant Andrew Harvey, and student environmental club members Georgia, Lauren, Emily, Rachel and Alora.

Planting trees engages St. Isidore students

St. Isidore school’s environmental team has developed a cohesive plan to implement green yard initiatives, to improve student engagement in...

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Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage

Wires along the pedestrian walkway at Vimy Memorial Bridge, which spans the Rideau River between Riverside South and Barrhaven, are believed by city engineers to have been cut and pulled from their sockets last week in a suspected case of vandalism.

Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage

Police patrols on Vimy Memorial Bridge may be stepped up after wires along the pedestrian walkway at the structure are believed to have...

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Police make arrest in city’s second homicide of 2015

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the stabbing death of Connor Stevenson.

Police make arrest in city’s second homicide of 2015

On the day Connor Stevenson’s family laid him to rest, police arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the teen’s death.

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Survivor taking strides for cancer research

Leslie Ann Black was 19 weeks pregnant with her daughter Charlotte, now almost two years old, when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Today, the Findlay Creek resident is preparing to take part in her third Relay for Life fundraiser at the Nepean Sportsplex on June 5.

Survivor taking strides for cancer research

Leslie Ann Black had a lot to look forward to. At 19 weeks pregnant, she and her husband had about four and a half months to wait before...

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Variety of topics at 'Night of Pink'

Ottawa Carleton District School board trustee Lynn Scott, left, reads out the names of award winners at the 'Night of Pink' gala at A. Lorne Cassidy Elementary School in Sittsville as the gala's two MCs, Jenna Gervais and Trinity Lowthian, look on.

Variety of topics at 'Night of Pink'

Homelessness. Mental health. Cyberbullying. Racism. Self-harming. Child labour. Human rights. Prejudice. Suicide. Bullying. Sexism....

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