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Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg is the keynote speaker for the Jewish Federation of Ottawa's Annual Campaign launch on Sept. 18 Spielberg will speak about community, family, documentary filmmaking and philanthropy at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre at 7 p.m. The event is second taking place that day and follow's a JiggiJump concert with David and Judy at 3 p.m. at the Ottawa Jewish Community School.

City one step closer to banning hookahs and water pipe

Council will vote on a full ban of the use of hookahs and other water pipes in public places on Aug. 31. The city's community and protective services approve the staff recommendations on Aug. 25.

Open house

Junior kindergarten student Ella Beaulieu, 3, plays with a toy with her teacher Marie-Andrée Drouin in her new classroom. The staff at Notre-Place elementary school hosted an open house the day before the first day of school at the brand new French Catholic school in Avalon.

Missing teen

Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to find Taylor Doucette, 16, who went missing Monday, Aug. 19 around 10:20 p.m. Taylor could be in the Kanata area, say police.

Ben Rodgers of Stittsville helps build Canada's largest playground at Mooney's Bay Park

Eight year old Ben Rodgers, right, back, wears a welding visor as he gets to help with some welding in the construction of the Nunavut section of Canada's largest playground at the Mooney's Bay Park.

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