South budget consultation

From left, Coun. Jean Cloutier, Tom Fedec, Coun. Riley Brockington, Coun. Diane Deans and Mayor Jim Watson fielded questions and received suggestions from residents at a budget consultation for south Ottawa on Oct. 6.

CHEO happy with patent ruling in Australia

CHEO is celebrating the Australian High Court’s ruling that human genes can’t be patented, and hopes Canada will do the same. The regional children’s hospital is in the process of challenging five U.S. gene patents, which it says prevents its specialists from testing patients for a potentially life-threatening heart rhythm disorder.

Memorial takes place Oct. 25

A remembrance service will take place Oct. 25 for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the ceremonial guardsman murdered at the base of the National War Memorial on Oct. 22, 2014.

Special hockey equipment

Tysen Lefebvre, left, and Lukas Hooper are suited up and strapped into Kaye Trainer devices for their first time playing hockey at the Kanata Recreation Complex on Sept. 19. Due to severe health problems, the two were previously unable to play, but thanks to local fundraising for the new training devices, the pair will play with the Capital City Condors this season.

Stephanie Robertson's photographs on display at library

Stittsville photographer Stephanie Robertson stands beside some of her photos which are now on display at the Art Space Wall Gallery at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Suspect wanted

Ottawa Police Service/Submitted Ottawa robbery investigators are hoping the public can help them identify a male suspect who they say robbed a pharmacy located on Bank Street at Walkley Road on Oct. 5.

Fashion event founder

Fashion designer and Glen Cairn resident Kym Brown shows some of her work at her home studio in advance of the Art in Fashion 613 event she co-founded. Taking place on Oct. 17, the event will spotlight local up-and-coming designers and their unique visions of clothing as art.

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U.S. Steel moves closer to separating from Canadian operation



Public memorial for slain father and daughter

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Teen sentenced for extortion, possessing porn

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Federal Election

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Hydro One estimated at $19 to $21 a share

Updated prospectus for Hydro One sale estimates share price at $19 to $21



Environment Canada, RCMP raid Vale office

Environment Canada, RCMP raid Vale Sudbury office on Fisheries Act investigation


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