Creative Writing Group at Stittsville library branch

A Creative Writing Group meets on a weekly basis at the Stittsville branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville.

Ottawa teen takes dressage prowess to elite level

Simone Williams, left, Navan-based Queenswood Stables owner and coach, and Elmvale Acres resident and dressage competitor Lindsay Cooper-Kelly, 18, earned the chance to compete in dressage at the North American Junior & Young Rider Championships, which take place in Colorado July 25 to 31.

Pedestrians and cyclists unite

Residents who care about better cycling and pedestrian access in Vanier gathered to conduct a transportation audit for the neighbourhood. The group aims to focus on one or two major issues and have them resolved.

Barn fire in Manotick

There were no injuries in a barn fire event at 1293 Dozois Rd. in Manotick on Friday, July 22. Ottawa Fire responded to several 911 calls and brought the blaze under control just before 11 a.m. There were no animals involved - the barn was used for tool storage.

Richmond Legion donates $1,200 to Hospice Care Ottawa's Richmond day hospice

Richmond Legion president Jane Louks, centre, presents a $1,200 donation to Hospice Care Ottawa for its Richmond day hospice program at St. John's Anglican Church hall in Richmond.

New World Record

Golfers and non-golfers alike gather following their successful attempt at the Hylands Golf Club on July 21 to set a new Guinness World Record for the most golfers to hit a golf ball 100 yards. The event was held to generate attention for the upcoming National Capital Open, a golf tournament that will raise funds to support homeless veterans.

News From Beyond Ottawa Region

Ontario

3 killed in crash on Highway 407: paramedics

3 killed in crash on Highway 407 in Brampton, Ont.: paramedics

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Ontario

Man pats dog; dog bites man: police

Man, 51, suffers serious bite after ignoring owner's advice not to pat his dog

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Canada

City builds long hose as spilled oil passes

Saskatchewan city builds long water pipeline while oil flows down river

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Ontario

SIU probing arrest of man in Ottawa

Man, 37, in critical condition after arrest in Ottawa, SIU says

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Canada

Quebec paralympic cyclist has bikes stolen

Quebec paralympic athlete has racing bikes stolen weeks before Rio

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Canada

Flight from U.K. lands in Toronto: 2 days late

Passengers stranded in Manchester for 48 hours en route to Toronto

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Canada

Ottawa to accelerate tank car phase out

Ottawa to phase out DOT-111 rail tank cars several months ahead of schedule

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Canada

Hillary Clinton has long history with Canada

From Quebec ancestry to canal skating, Clinton has strong Canadian ties

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Canada

Calgary man reportedly detained in Turkey

Calgary man detained in Turkey accused of plotting failed coup, family says

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Canada

Britain pushing EU deal despite Brexit: envoy

Britain will push for Canada-EU trade deal despite Brexit, says UK envoy

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Ontario

One winning ticket for Lotto 649 jackpot

Winning ticket for Saturday's $5-million Lotto 649 jackpot sold in Brantford

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Business

Securing investment key in auto talks: Unifor

Securing investment in Canada key during auto bargaining: Unifor president

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