New Algonquin president to focus on enrolment, student retention

Algonquin College Student’s Association president Christina Miller talks about the board’s priorities for the upcoming school year during the college’s annual president’s breakfast on Aug. 21.

New Algonquin president to focus on enrolment, student retention

NEPEAN - As part of her first president’s breakfast at Algonquin College, the new leader Cheryl Jensen said she would spend her first 100...

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Remembering Mario Theoret

Mario Theoret takes a ride in 2006, seven years before being killed in a collision with a truck in Nepean. A ride is being held in his memory on Aug. 24.

Cyclist killed in collision commemorated with ride fundraiser

News - A well-known leader in Ottawa’s mountain biking community who died when he collided with a truck while cycling to work will be...

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Business owners applaud opening of Hunt Club interchange

Eli Tannis, president of the Ottawa Hawthorne Business Park, left, Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans, Mayor Jim Watson and John Fraser, member of provincial parliament for Ottawa South, officially open the interchange at Hunt Club Road and Hwy. 417 on Aug. 21.

Business owners applaud opening of Hunt Club interchange

SOUTH OTTAWA - Business owners and truck drivers are no longer chomping at the bit to shave several precious minutes off their travel times...

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Ottawa raises flag to mark pride week

From left, Police Chief Charles Bordeleau, Mayor Jim Watson, Capital Pride chair Jodie McNamara, U.S. ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and his wife Vicki and MPP John Fraser raise the rainbow flag in recognition of Capital Pride at city hall on Aug. 18.

Ottawa raises flag to mark pride week

OTTAWA - The rainbow colours made their way up the flag mast at city hall on Aug. 18 to mark Capital Pride, a week-long festival in the...

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Centenarian mall walker

Adam Kveton/Metroland Centenarian Augustin Tomas blows out his birthday candles during the In Club Mall Walkers group’s celebration at the Hazeldean Mall on Aug. 15. Tomas turned 100 on Aug. 9.

Hazeldean Mall walker turns 100

News - Augustin Tomas has always lived an active lifestyle, whether as a farmer in the Philippines, a single parent to his children or now...

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Eagles Nest opens in Barrhaven

Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Couns. Mark Taylor and Rick Chiarelli, all join Nepean Eagles president Bruce Campbell and Vice-president Bob Wilson at the unveiling of the plaque that will adorn the new media centre at South Nepean Park on Aug. 20.

Eagles Nest opens in Barrhaven

BARRHAVEN - Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Couns. Mark Taylor and Rick Chiarelli, all...

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Horses change lives of special needs clients

Alexandre Charron-Raymond has a moment with a horse before his riding session at Happy Trails Riding Stables. Happy Trails only works with riders with special needs.

Horses change lives of special needs clients

Orleans - The first time Alexandre Charron-Raymond arrived at the Happy Trails Riding Stables, he didn’t even want to get out of the car....

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St. Laurent exhibit shows off fall colours

Ottawa artist Leslie Lambert will showcase some of her latest art pieces, including this one at the St. Laurent Complex until Sept. 26.

St. Laurent exhibit shows off fall colours

As summer weather begins to fade, one east-end art exhibit looks to heat up passions for art.

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Police say body found in Ottawa River

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No changes needed yet on booze sales: Wynne

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2 French girls probed as would-be jihadis

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2 UofO hockey players charged with sex assault

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Arrest made in historical sex assaults

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