Stephanie Headley with her kids

Stephanie Headley, centre, stands with her four children, from left, Logan, 15, Kurt, 23, Jordan, 30, and Skylar, 18 during the Scleroderma walk at Vincent Massey Park in June of 2014. Though Headley has been denied a dangerous but potentially life-saving treatment that could cure her deadly scleroderma, Christmas spent with her children and parents are what is keeping her going as the family searches for ways of extending her life.

Christmas with family helps ailing mom get over loss of ‘dream cure’

A single Katimavik mom says spending Christmas with her four kids is what’s helping her get over being denied her “dream cure” for a rare...

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One of Beaverbrook's first families

Dot and Ted Smale stand in front of the house they bought 50 years ago as one of the first 10 families to live in Beaverbrook – Kanata’s founding community. Beaverbrook’s 50 year anniversary, taking place in 2015, will include several events for families new to the area and long-time residents alike to swap stories and learn how the community got started.

Beaverbrook to celebrate 50 years

It’s been 50 years since residents first moved to Beaverbrook, and Kanata’s founding community is preparing to bring in the semi-centennial...

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Man seriously injured after fall from minivan on Lorry Greenberg Drive

Ottawa police continue to investigate after a man is believed to have fallen out of a moving vehicle on Lorry Greenberg Drive in Greenboro on Dec. 18. Paramedics say the 26-year-old suffered facial and traumatic brain injuries.

Man seriously injured after fall from minivan on Lorry Greenberg Drive

Impaired driving charges may be laid against the male driver of a Ford Windstar minivan after a 26-year-old male passenger of the vehicle...

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Findlay Creek teacher, author fights mental-health stigma with new books

Findlay Creek resident and school teacher Chris Nihmey, author of the book ‘Two Sides to the Story: Living a Lie’ is anticipating the release of two new literary works this spring, which he hopes will further reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.

Findlay Creek teacher, author fights mental-health stigma with new books

Chris Nihmey is many things to many people – a son, boyfriend, friend, teacher and author. He also has a mental illness, and he refuses to...

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Senators make submission to move to LeBreton Flats

Senators Sports and Entertainment has confirmed that it will submit a proposal to the National Capital Commission for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats. News that the Ottawa Senators are contemplating a move from Kanata to LeBreton Flats which began in mid-December had some Kanata residents worrying about the effect on area businesses.

Ottawa Senators confirm proposal will be made for LeBreton Flats move

Senators Sports and Entertainment will submit a proposal to the National Capital Commission for the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats, the...

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Ottawa gun violence may diminish in wake of drug raid: police

Ottawa drug investigators intercepted a shipment of 12 coffee cans partially filled with sealed packages of marijuana they say were being shipped via Canada Post from Ottawa to communities in Nunavut, where the street value of the drug is much higher compared to Ottawa, according to police.

Ottawa gun violence may diminish in wake of drug raid: police

The Ottawa police takedown of an illicit drug network involving three generations of the same family and the mail-order distribution of...

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Pleasant Park resident recipient of prestigious Order of Ottawa

Dr. Quais Ghanem displays his books during the 2014 launch of his fifth literary work at Chapter’s at the South Keys Shopping Centre. The longtime Pleasant Park resident was recently inducted into the Order of Ottawa.

Pleasant Park resident recipient of prestigious Order of Ottawa

Longtime Pleasant Park resident Dr. Qais Ghanem’s list of accomplishments has grown again, and now includes an Order of Ottawa medal.

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Quartier Vanier looking for new executive director

Quartier Vanier Merchants Association’s executive director, Suzanne Valiquet is moving on this year. Having led the association for the past seven years, Valiquet said it’s time for a new leader to take over.

Quartier Vanier looking for new executive director

For seven years Suzanne Valiquet has led the charge to promote businesses in Vanier, but come Jan. 1 the local business improvement area...

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