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4 Brands that started from nothing

4 Brands that started from nothing

  It's easy to look at some of the world's biggest companies and think that you couldn't ever come up with something like that....

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Gang strategy

Tom Walker speaks to more than 250 social workers, teachers and police officers at a conference about gangs and trauma at the Confederation Education Centre in Nepean on Feb. 27. Walker works on a youth gang project in Toronto.

Social workers talk gangs and trauma in Nepean

Tom Walker has never worked with a gang member who wasn’t affected by childhood trauma.

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Heritage building

Saint Anne’s rectory on Myrand Avenue is now the National House of Prayer. The city’s planning committee has recommended council name the 1920s rectory a heritage building.

Lowertown rectory up for heritage designation

A rectory built in the 1920s behind Saint Anne Catholic church in Lowertown will be designated a heritage building if a city planning...

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Naturalists launch OMB appeal to protect Burnt Lands Alvar

The Burnt Lands Alvar Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI) in the West Carleton-Almonte area is a rare ecosystem of exceptional quality: seen here on a rainy day in May, 2009 with a guided tour led by Dr. Paul Catling in progress.

Naturalists launch OMB appeal to protect Burnt Lands Alvar

A campaign has just been launched by the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) to promote awareness and raise funds to save the Burnt...

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Cell antenna system proposed for Blossom Park dealership

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans hosted a public information session at the Greenboro Community Centre on Feb. 19 regarding the proposed installation of rooftop cellular antennas at the Donnelly Ford Lincoln dealership in Blossom Park.

Cell antenna system proposed for Blossom Park dealership

A Telus rooftop cellular antenna system is being proposed for an automobile dealership in the Blossom Park community.

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No flow

City crews are scrambled to thaw out frozen pipes like this one displayed at a briefing on Friday, Feb. 27.

City scrambles to fix deluge of frozen pipes

City staff are asking for patience as crews scramble to deal with a flood of frozen water pipes across Ottawa.

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Crime Prevention Ottawa

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop what it calls a post-incident neighborhood protocol with the Overbrook community.

Crime Prevention Ottawa to launch pilot program in Overbrook to help crime victims

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop a new pilot project with the Overbrook community that will serve as a way to help terrorized...

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Ice capades

Orléans residents Willi and Lise von Schmidt skate up the canal on its record-breaking day on Feb. 25.

Rideau Canal stays open record-breaking 47 straight days

It’s been a cold winter, but some skaters would say it’s been worth it.

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

Ontario

Pickering man charged with human trafficking

Man charged with human trafficking; police say girl found in Mississauga hotel

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Ontario

Power out for 9,500 customers in Quinte

Power out for 9,500 customers in Quinte; expected to be restored early Tuesday

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Canada

Commons seeks to accept online petitions

Want the government to build a Death Star? Online petition may get an answer

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Canada

More Ukraine sanctions possible: Nicholson

More Ukraine sanctions possible if ceasefire problems continue, says Nicholson

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Canada

Government 'spike unit' taking on SST cases

Government 'spike unit' taking on SST cases but tribunal in the dark

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World

B.C. terror suspects build bombs in video

B.C. terror suspects build bombs ahead of alleged Canada Day plot: trial

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Canada

Sentencing hearing for mother in abused twins case

Sentencing hearing begins for Alberta mother who admitted to abusing twins

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Events In Ottawa Region

Landowner Workshop in Eganville

Tue Mar 3 | 7:00 PM

Estate Planning Made Easy

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Landowner Workshop in Avonmore

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Fiddler on the Roof

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It's a Fiesta!

Fri Mar 6 | 6:00 PM

Upcoming Events

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Fiddler on The Roof

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AFRO CUBAN NIGHT

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