Here's 10 ridiculous excuses during RIDE spot-checks

Here's 10 ridiculous excuses during RIDE spot-checks

The fear of being caught drinking and driving, together with threats of losing your driver's licence, having a criminal record and...

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ACORN members rally for safety on St. Laurent Boulevard

Jasmine Robillard and her son Jonah Robillard participate in an ACORN-organized rally on Dec. 15 at the corner of Karen Way and St. Laurent Boulevard to ask drivers to slow down. Robillard also would like to see a crosswalk or some sort of safe crossing from Karen Way to the bus stop at the west end of the street.

ACORN members rally for safety on St. Laurent Boulevard

Parents who live near St. Laurent Boulevard in Manor Park want drivers to slow down.

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No new police officers for the fifth year running

Police Chief Charles Bordeleau says the 23 additional employees the force was planning to add in 2015 won’t happen due to budget constraints.

No new police officers for the fifth year running

Despite saying 2015 was the year the police service would finally add new officers after years of austerity, police Chief Charles Bordeleau...

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Taylor, community stakeholders address Michele Heights gun violence

Bay Coun. Mark Taylor, shown during a Dec. 11 press conference, met with community stakeholders, including Ottawa Community Housing staff and police, on Dec. 16 to discuss ongoing gun violence issues in the Michele Heights neighbourhood.

Short, medium term fixes outlined for Michele Heights gun violence problems

Police and Ottawa Community Housing are enacting new security measures in the Michele Heights community following high-profile instances of...

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Elmvale Acres church issues community invite for annual carol sing

St. Aidan’s Anglican Church in Elmvale Acres will host its fourth-annual Community Carol Sing on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend the event, which will feature a choir, orchestra, solo performances and opportunities for everyone to sing traditional Christmas carols.

Elmvale Acres church issues community invite for annual carol sing

Decorating the interior of St. Aidan’s Anglican Church with a massive Christmas tree, wreaths and lights wasn’t enough for parishioners, who...

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Knoxdale-Merivale Coun. Keith Egli wants to city to review the cost of bringing back detailed written minutes in addition to the audio and video records the city switched to in 2011.

City to look at bringing back meeting minutes

Coun. Keith Egli is concerned that eliminating full-text records of discussions at city council and committee meetings is making it more...

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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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