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The bucket list of drives – 12 amazing roads around the world

The bucket list of drives – 12 amazing roads around the world

What defines the greatest driving roads in the world? There are many but here are some of our top choices. These roads are scenic and yet...

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More than just telescopes

Founder of the Madawaska Highlands Observatory project Frank Roy shows the base of a telescope mirror, designed to shed heat and provide a stable foundation for an extremely thin mirror to gather up the light of the stars. Roy held a meeting in Kanata on Nov. 19 to explain his vision and attract investors.

Observatory looks to the future with green tech

The plan to build an observatory equipped with Canada’s most powerful telescope in the Madawaska Highlands west of Ottawa should turn heads,...

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Closures/detours

This map shows the proposed lane closures and detours planned during the reconstruction of Main Street from the spring of 2015 to the summer of 2017.

Main Street rebuild to cause major traffic disruptions

Motorists can expect significant traffic impacts when Main Street is reconstructed over the next two years to replace century-old water and...

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City contends Nov. 6 bus incident wasn’t a safety threat

The city is sticking to its assertion that a Nov. 6 incident that saw a bus halt beyond the stop line on Fallowfield Road close to a passing train was not a safety threat for passengers.

City could study grade separating Fallowfield crossing

The city says it is willing to take another look at grade-separating the Fallowfield Road rail crossing – if the federal government chips in...

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Camp out

Selina Neve, 15, sets up tent poles as Emma Collette, 15, helps secure the tent to the ground in front of city hall on Nov. 20. The pair, who are a part of the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group Cat Squad, were taking part in the SleepOUT for Youth event. Participants slept outside overnight to raise money for the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa’s emergency shelters and community services.

Local groups ready to collaborate on youth homelessness fixes

The time has come to work together to end youth homelessness in Ottawa, providers and funding agencies agree.

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Bertschi fighting decision

David Bertschi at a campaign announcement for his federal Liberal leadership run in 2013. He eventually dropped out of the race, leaving him with debt that the party says makes him ineligible to be the Ottawa-Orléans Liberal candidate in the next federal election.

Orléans federal nominee David Bertschi removed from Liberal race

Ottawa-Orléans Liberal nominee David Bertschi was removed from the race to run as the Liberal party representative for the riding, but he’s...

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Ottawa Student Transportation Authority votes in favour for start time under 10 minutes

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority held a presentation for east-end schools in April 2014 concerning the bell time changes and walk zone changes. Changes to bell times were approved by the authority on Nov. 10.

Minor bell time changes approved

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority has approved small changes to east end school’s bell times.

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Kanata church looks to build children's wing

A design rendering shows the new building, right, that The Bridge - Kanata Wesleyan Church is planning to build as an addition to the existing church building, left, to provide services for kids.

Kanata church looks to build children's wing

The Bridge - Kanata Wesleyan Church is hoping to get a boost to the size of its congregation once plans for a children’s building connected...

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