Healthy eyes

Preventing infection and injury can be simple if you avoid these bad habits that can hurt your eyes.

6 bad habits that are hurting your eyes

"Don't sit so close to the television...you'll hurt your eyes!" No adult living today would have escaped hearing this oft-repeated warning.

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Architecture award

The Beaverbrook Branch of the Ottawa Public Library has received an award from the Ontario Library Association for its $10 million re-design, which includes tall windows at its façade and a concrete mural by local artist Chris Griffin which features Blanding’s turtles both in the mural and as 3-D sculptures leading inside the building.

New Beaverbrook library receives architecture award

The recently redesigned Beaverbrook library has caught attention on a provincial scale, being chosen as one of four Ontario libraries to...

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Ottawa Fire Department

Two off duty firefighters tried to revive a pedestrian, who died after he was hit on Highway 417 on Canada Day.

Pedestrian dies after trying to cross Highway 417 on Canada Day

Canada Day ended tragically for an unidentified young man, who died after he was walking on Highway 417 late at night, police said.

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Cocaine charges

Three people have been charged with cocaine trafficking and weapons-related offences after police executed a warrant in the South March community on June 24.

Three in Kanata charged with cocaine, weapons-related offenses

Three people have been charged with drug and weapon-related offences after Ottawa police executed a warrant at a home in the 300 block of...

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Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation will expand the hours its safety officers work in social housing neighbourhoods, says Stéphane Giguère, the corporation’s chief executive officer.

Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

Safety officers in Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods will soon see their hours expanded on weekdays. Currently, OCH community...

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Multiple gun shots fired in Fairlea-Heatherington community

Three bullets punctured a sedan in this parking lot at the corner of Fairlea Crescent and Gore Private in the Fairlea community of Heatherington the evening of June 24. No one was injured in what police say was a targeted attack.

Shooter aimed to kill: police

Ottawa police and Ottawa Community Housing security officers plan to boost their presence in the Fairlea area of Heatherington after...

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‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans is asking for $250,000 for a pilot project that could help transform the Heatherington community into a neighbourhood with more mixed housing.

‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Heatherington is primed for change. If the community’s councillor has her wish fulfilled and earns the support of council on July 8, a...

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Work still to do before Riverside South rec centre becomes reality

Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish says a staff memo recommending the city hold off on pursuing a P3 for the development of a new recreation complex in Riverside South would provide time to get the needed facts before the project goes ahead.

Work still to do before Riverside South rec centre becomes reality

The city is not yet ready to actively pursue a public-private partnership for the construction of Riverside South’s first multi-use...

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Ombudsman looks into paramedic PTSD

Ombudsman investigating Toronto Paramedic Services for stress injury incidents

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Nuisance bears finding trouble across country

Close your doors: nuisance bears find trouble across country

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Child falls from Toronto balcony; will survive

Child in hospital after falling from 8th-floor balcony in Toronto: paramedics

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Collision with boat kills motorcyclist

Motorcyclist dead after colliding with boat being towed

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Rob Ford can return to work 1-2 days a week

Rob Ford can work 1-2 days a week as he recovers from cancer surgery: doctors

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Canada

Federal infrastructure funds flowing slowly

Data show Conservatives using infrastructure fund as campaign fodder: Goodale

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