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12 signs (besides your birthday) you're about to turn 40

12 signs (besides your birthday) you're about to turn 40

1. You feel an irrational degree of delight when you look at your new furnace.     2. You still call the Rogers...

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High-tech executive wins Kanata-Carleton NDP candidacy

John Hansen.

High-tech executive wins Kanata-Carleton NDP candidacy

High-tech executive John Hansen will pick up where he left off last fall with his victory Saturday to be the federal NDP candidate in the...

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Annual Dunrobin fishing derby happening March 8

Crowds gather for the 2013 fishing derby. This year, close to 200 people have pre-registered.

Annual Dunrobin fishing derby happening March 8

The Dunrobin Meat and Grocery is expecting more than 200 ice fishers at its eighth annual fishing derby this Sunday, March 8.

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Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both a volunteer and career firefighter. The West Carleton resident was appointed to the position on Feb. 23.

Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both...

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High-tech expert and volunteer receives prestigious civic honour

Chris Taylor, president of the not-for-profit Ottawa PC User’s Group, centre, is presented with the Mayor’s City Builder Award by Mayor Jim Watson, left, and College Ward Coun. Rick Chiarelli at the start of a city council meeting on Feb. 25.

High-tech expert and volunteer receives prestigious civic honour

Chris Taylor has never given a thought to donating many of his evenings to share his high-tech knowledge with Ottawa residents.

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Alta Vista family fundraising to build homes for Cambodia’s poor

The L’Heureux family – Éric, 16, left, mother Cindy Desouza L’Heureux, Julia, 11, father Yves L’Heureux and Alexandra, 13, – are fundraising to construct at least three houses for poor families in Cambodia. The Alta Vista residents are seasoned international travellers, but felt inspired to add a volunteer element to their next trip, which gets underway in June.

Alta Vista family fundraising to build homes for Cambodia’s poor

When in doubt, check it out is the message Hydro Ottawa is sharing in the wake of suspicious callers attempting to scam small business...

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Symposium relaunch connects people to medical, scientific experts

Linda Eagen, president and chief executive officer of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, says the organization is relaunching its series of symposiums, which connects the public with medical and scientific experts.

Symposium relaunch connects people to medical, scientific experts

Connecting people is at the heart of a public symposium hosted by the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, which is no stranger to fostering...

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Sobeys store owner named West Ottawa business person of the year

Allan Foget, owner of Sobeys on March Road, speaks with the crowd at the People’s Choice Business Awards on Feb. 26 after receiving the West Ottawa Board Business Person of the Year award. Foget is known for sharing his story of drug addiction and rehabilitation through the Royal Ottawa Hospital, as well as other philanthropic initiatives.

Sobeys store owner named West Ottawa business person of the year

Sobeys store owner and rehabilitated drug addict Allan Foget was named business person of the year at the 16th-annual West Ottawa Board of...

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