Grade 7 student to have second brain surgery

A Lavictoire family photo shows Ethan, left, with his family. Ethan will be having a second surgery on a brain tumour this week in Toronto, after the first surgery failed to get the tumour.

Grade 7 student to have second brain surgery

ORLEANS - Ethan Lavictoire, 12, had a busy summer planned. He had brain surgery scheduled at the Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, followed by...

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Volunteers pack more than 1,500 backpacks for start of school year

From left, volunteer Jennifer Smith and Angela Kemp, president of the Ottawa Gala Fund for a New Generation pack backpacks for the Caring and Sharing Exchange on Aug. 25.

Volunteers pack more than 1,500 backpacks for start of school year

OTTAWA - Thanks to the donation of 420 more backpacks, the Caring and Sharing Exchange will be able to outfit all the families on their...

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Frightening gun-shot noise turns out to be farm pest deterrent

Crops of corn growing in a field near March and Hertzberg roads are ready to be harvested, but birds remain a persistent pest. A local farmer’s noise device that scares them away has been frightening neighbours who did not know where the sounds were coming from.

Frightening gun-shot noise turns out to be farm pest deterrent

KANATA - Loud, frightening banging noises have been scaring residents on the east side of Beaverbrook, with their cause unknown for several...

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Foul play ruled out after woman’s body pulled from Rideau River

Ottawa police officer Const. Wayne Smith directs a cyclist to detour around a section of the Rideau River Eastern Pathway at Vincent Massey Park not far from where a woman’s body was recovered from the Rideau River by the police marine, dive and trails unit on Aug. 26. A suspicious death investigation was initially launched and then cancelled following an autopsy.

Foul play ruled out after woman’s body pulled from Rideau River

OTTAWA - Ottawa police have ruled out foul play in connection with the death of a woman whose body was recovered from the Rideau River in...

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Meet the candidates: Penny Thompson; Former Manor Park association pre– Image 1

Penny Thompson, who has lived in both New Edinburgh and Manor Park for the past 23 years, is running for council in Rideau- Rockcliffe Ward.

Meet the candidates: Penny Thompson; Former Manor Park association president ready to take on politics

News -No stranger to community involvement, Manor Park resident Penny Thompson believes that Ottawa needs to adopt a smart growth policy -...

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Meet the Candidates: Sheila Perry; Now a second-time candidate, Perry – Image 1

Retired principal and former Overbrook Community Association president Sheila Perry is running for council in Rideau- Rockcliffe Ward.

Meet the Candidates: Sheila Perry; Now a second-time candidate, Perry is ready to win

Sheila Perry dates her first political involvement back to campaigning for Pierre Trudeau with her family more than 40 years ago. A...

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Meet the candidates: Catherine Fortin LeFaivre; Sandy Hill lobbyist pl– Image 1

SUBMITTED Sandy Hill resident Catherine Fortin LeFaivre, who currently works for Skills Canada, is running for council in Rideau-Vanier Ward.

Meet the candidates: Catherine Fortin LeFaivre; Sandy Hill lobbyist plans to disclose campaign donors before vote

Catherine Fortin LeFaivre wants to move from influencing politicians to serving as one.

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Glebe dance instructor strikes out on her own; Ex-GNAG teacher opening– Image 1

The Glebe's new professional dance studio, KV Dance Studio already has created buzz with young dancers. Not even open until Sept. 2, many of the students of owner and dance instructor Kailena Van De Nes, left, visit daily to help with the renovations of the new space.

Glebe dance instructor strikes out on her own; Ex-GNAG teacher opening first studio in neighbourhood

The Glebe has just seen the addition of its first professional dance studio.

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