Ten easy tips for having a great vegetable garden this summer

Ten easy tips for having a great vegetable garden this summer

Ten easy tips for having a great vegetable garden this summer

  1. Pick the right spot When it comes to gardens, it's location, location, location. The key is making sure your garden...

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Start of cycling season spurs Alta Vista cycling safety blitz

Alta Vista Coun. Jean Cloutier hands out cycling safety goodies to Alta Vista resident Anouk Bertner and her son, Felix Brunet, almost 2, during a cycling safety blitz at the corner of Industrial Avenue and Alta Vista Drive on May 14.

Start of cycling season spurs Alta Vista cycling safety blitz

Cyclists were recently treated to all the bells and whistles, or rather, bells, reflective bands and lights, during a cycling safety blitz...

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Going grand the only way to go big: OMB

The Ontario Minicipal Board rejected Mizrahi Developments’ proposed condo, but left the door open to a replacement of similar height.

Going grand the only way to go big: OMB

The future of the proposed Mizrahi development site on Wellington Street West is still unclear following an Ontario Municipal Board ruling.

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Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

St. Patrick’s High School students, from left, Belal Chamseddine, 16, Bellal Wehbe, 18, and Karen Mamani, 18, receive vouchers for free Froster slush drinks from Ottawa south community police officer Const. Moe Elmi during their lunch break on May 26.

Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

Police were waiting for lunching high school students outside of a Mac’s Convenience store on Alta Vista Drive on May 26 to hand out...

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Longtime Elmvale Acres Scouting leader receives City Builder Award

Scout leader Daniel McCarthy, centre, receives a city builder award from Major Jim Watson and Alta Vista Coun. Jean Cloutier ahead of council on May 13. McCarthy has been a volunteer leader for Beaver, Cub, Scout and Venturer troops in the 101st Ottawa Scouting Group for the past 20 years. McCarthy has been the group commissioner for the past 13 years, and in 2013 secured a $8,900 Trillium Foundation grant to update the group’s camping equipment.

Longtime Elmvale Acres Scouting leader receives City Builder Award

Dan McCarthy can still remember his first camping trip as a Beaver leader with the 101st Ottawa Scouting Group. The troop had travelled...

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Growth mindset about facing challenges

Students explain what they’ve learned about having a growth mindset.

Growth mindset about facing challenges, making mistakes: students

When the world says, “Give up,” hope whispers, “Try one more time.”

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And they’re off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local charities. The participation and proceeds from the 41st annual Ottawa Race Weekend set new records for the event, which closed streets throughout the downtown core. 2K, 5K, 10K, half-marathon, kid’s marathon, wheelchair marathon and marathon events were held. Here, the first of 14,000 runners break free from the starting line on the 10K event on May 23.

And they're off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local...

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Ottawa filmmaker brings wild west to Mayfair Theatre

Peter Fonda, left, stars in Brett Kelly’s Jesse James: Lawman, which is set to premier at the Mayfair Theatre in Old Ottawa South on May 28.

Ottawa filmmaker brings wild west to Mayfair Theatre

While Brett Kelly’s new western stars Peter Fonda and is his largest-budget movie to date, it still has a distinctly Canadian flavour.

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

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Ontario offers supports for condo owners

CP exclusive: Ontario updates condo Act, lowers cost of dispute resolution

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School strikes end, students return to class

Thousands of students to return to school after teacher strikes ruled illegal

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Timeline of Ontario's current labour strife in schools

Timeline of Ontario's current labour strife in schools

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3 high school teacher strikes ruled illegal

Wynne open to changing teacher bargaining process once negotiations over

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Rob Ford released from hospital after surgery

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford released from hospital after cancer surgery

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Drever sorry for 'flippant attempt at humour'

Alberta politician sorry for controversial photo, plans to stay on the job

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Ontario

Auditor not satisfied with ad rule changes

Ontario changing partisan ad rules after warnings from auditor general

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