Growing arnprior

Houses continue to be built in a number of Arnprior neighbourhoods, showing that the fast growing community is benefiting from the recent twinning of Highway 417.

Major donation

Ross Beaty talks science at the Canadian Museum of Nature on Feb. 23. Ross, a geologist and mining entrepreneur, and his wife Trisha, a physician, donated $4 million to the museum - specifically for its research and collections efforts.

Big City Mayor’s caucus to discuss opioid crisis with federal ministers

Ottawa Public Health is working with local pharmacies to make sure naloxone kits - which help to stop or reverse opioid overdoses - available to residents.

Mayor defends free gas publicity stunt by Ottawa 2017

The Ottawa 2017 Bureau took some heat from councillors for filling up the tanks of 150 cars in Montreal on the same day the city's environment committee debated the climate change policy. The stunt was aimed to attract visitors to the capital.

Naloxone

Naloxone is a medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of a drug overdose due to opioids such as fentanyl and Ottawa Public Health is urging recreational drug users, and their family and friends, to pick up a kit. The medication is available for free from pharmacies with an OHIP card.

Go team

Mayor Jim Watson and United Way Ottawa CEO Michael Allen talk about the current opoid crisis facing the city. Allen said the charity is prepared to take on the challenge with the help of the city.

Police arrest two men following two Bells Corners robberies

Two retail robberies occurred in about 20 minutes in Bells Corners on Feb. 21. Ottawa police arrested two suspects later the same evening.

Brigil development

A landscape plan for Brigil Construction shows the proposed 79-unit, as well as the existing buildings on site. Brigil has applied for a site plan revision and zoning bylaw amendments.

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