Top 5 gifts for the tech geek

Clockwise from top-left: HP Special Edition Star Wars laptop, Parrot Drone, Bang & Olufsen headphones and New Ride Technologies Hoverboard.


Carp teen Kaitlyn Hemstreet launched the month-long Unapologetic Beauty Project, along with her dance-mates from Dandelion Dance Studio, on Nov. 15 to raise awareness about body image in society. The teens are raising funds to create a toolkit for Ottawa-area schools to promote positive self-image.

216 Cathcart St.

The city has issued a stop-work order at 216 Cathcart St., as the building does not comply with approved plans. The city says the builder has built four stories when only three were approved.

Students create, sell 'Starlight'

Sacred Heart High School students who are on duty at the display of their “Starlight” candleholders which they were selling at the Merivale Mall in Nepean last Saturday are, from left, Matt Tan, Jake Prentice (kneeling) and Jack Laushway.

Tributes to Ron Hynes at Friday night open mic night

Members of the group “This Way Once” performing at the open mic night in Richmond last Friday are, from left, vocalist Christine Handfield, guitarist Sean French (behind) and guitarist/vocalist Geoff Greene.

Parkas stolen

Police are seeking the public's assistance to find suspects in two break ins that taregted Canada Goose brand parkas.

'Moustache Bash' a hit at Stittsville Riviera Seniors Community

A group of Stittsville Seniors Community residents and staff, wearing black moustaches, dance together during the “Moustache Bash” on Monday, Nov. 16.

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Toronto police seize $12 million in counterfeit goods including Blue Jays gear



Ontario police record checks standardized

Mental health, carding records can't be disclosed in police record checks



Federal deficits to be billions bigger: PBO

Federal shortfalls on track to be billions bigger than forecasts: watchdog



Richmond Hill man charged with defrauding arena

Richmond Hill man charged with defrauding arena of more than $100,000: police


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