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12 pets ready for the holidays

12 pets ready for the holidays

  As the rest of us trim the tree and rush to finish that last minute shopping, these holiday-ready pets are all set for the big...

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Police pull 10 drinking drivers off the road

The first impaired driving arrest at a Niagara Regional Police RIDE Saturday night came after a driver passed a cruiser going 40 km/h over the speed limit. He later admitted to police he drank "way too much".

Driver tells cop he drank "way too much" during RIDE stop

Police pull 10 drivers off the road at Niagara checkpoints

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Harder vows to live up to her name as planning chairwoman

Former planning committee vice-chairwoman Jan Harder, councillor for Barrhaven, will take over the helm as the committee’s chairwoman.

Harder vows to live up to her name as planning chairwoman

According to the new planning committee chairwoman, the city has been “too soft” on development applications in the past. That should...

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Welcome home

The Ahmed-Haji-Dahir family stand in front of their brand new Habitat for Humanity home in Orléans, which they were scheduled to move into on Dec. 20. Pictured from left are, Kassim, 14, their father Mohamed, Abdu-Rahman, 10, Faduma, 16, and Hafsa, 15. Missing from photo are their mother, Zahra Haji-Dahir, and Aisha, 18, and Fardowsa, 20.

Sweet homecoming for four families

Four new families received the keys for their Habitat for Humanity-built homes on Nantes Street in Orléans on Dec. 17. The homes have been...

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Giant map helps reveal Canada’s true Arctic

Grade 5 students from St. Gabriel School in Kanata test out the Canadian Museum of Nature’s giant Arctic floor map at the museum on Dec. 16. The map, part of the museum’s Arctic Alive: Explore the natural history of Canada’s Arctic, is part of holiday programming at the museum from Dec. 26 to Jan. 4.

Giant map helps reveal Canada’s true Arctic

The Canadian Museum of Nature has created a way for all Canadian children to have the opportunity to explore the Arctic -- right from the...

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Price and family

Samantha Price and her parents, Joe and Linda, fight cancer with a little help from the Barrhaven Scottish rugby team.

Barrhaven rugby community rallies to help 24-year-old cancer victim

When Samantha Price first found a small lump on her right breast in September, she thought little of it.

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Storied menorah that survived the Second World War finds a new home in Barrhaven

Rabbi Menachem Blum lights the menorah to mark the first day of Hanukkah at the Ottawa Torah Center in Barrhaven on Dec. 16.

Storied menorah that survived the Second World War finds a new home in Barrhaven

Susan Bloomfield always knew her menorah was special, but giving it away brought even more meaning to it.

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Police to ‘ticket’ youth for random acts of kindness

Canterbury High School students Kito Ballentyne, 16, left, Nick Bohne, 16 and Robert Chitiu, 16, smile after being ‘ticketed’ by south Ottawa community police officer Const. Moe Elmi during the launch of Operation Heat on Dec. 15.

Police to ‘ticket’ youth for random acts of kindness

Ottawa police are giving out a different kind of ticket – the kind that brings smiles, rewards good behaviour and helps break the ice...

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