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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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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Twin Elms Rugby Park in danger of shutting down

Twin Elm Rugby Park is facing financial problems that are threatening to close the facility down.

Twin Elm Rugby Park in danger of shutting down

The home of rugby in Ottawa is at risk of closing down.

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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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