Poor financial health?

Studies suggest people dealing with financial stress are more likely to suffer health issues such as high blood pressure, headaches, digestive problems, and even heart attacks.

Summer fun

Despite a funding shortage of $6,000, Mattamy Homes Canada Day in Barrhaven organizer Darrell Bartraw said party-goers can expect the same calibre of programming and entertainment this year, but that the event’s budget will need to be balanced to make the same promise in the future.

South Ottawa celebrates Canada Day

It was a sea of red and white as hundreds of families celebrated Canada’s birthday at Claudette Cain Park in Riverside South in 2015. The upcoming local birthday bash will offer fun throughout the day and evening, complete with a fireworks display, courtesy and the Riverside South and Findlay Creek community associations. Billings Estate Museum and the South Keys and Greenboro neighbourhoods also have events planned for July 1.

Sexual assault suspect

Police are seeking information to help them identify a male cyclist who is being investigated for inappropriately touching women.

Clearing the air: board of health votes to ban water pipes, hookahs from public places

Hookah smokers enjoy the day at Mooney's Bay Park. The park is a very popular place with those who enjoy partaking of hookah. A bid to ban hookahs and water pipes from public places is a step further thanks to approval by the Ottawa Board of Health on June 20.

Hydro Ottawa to increase city’s dividend payments

The city will see more cash thanks to a new five-year plan from Hydro Ottawa. Starting in 2017, the utility company will pay the city dividends that equal 60 per cent of its net income, or $20 million – whichever is higher.

Costco's coming

Construction has begun on a new 13,750-square-metre Costco Wholesale store scheduled to open in Barrhaven in the fall.

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