Stuffffffing!

7 healthy twists to your favourite holiday meals

7 healthy twists to your favourite holiday meals

Buttery mashed potatoes, rich gravy and sweet pie -- you can enjoy these holiday staples without the guilt and subsequent urge to take a...

See More
St. Jerome student’s artistic talents capture attention of mayor

Mayor Jim Watson, left, is joined on Dec. 17 by Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish in presenting Kaitlyn Hughes, 11, a Grade 6 student at St. Jerome Catholic School in Riverside South, with a framed copy of the Christmas card she created for Watson’s annual Christmas card design contest.

St. Jerome student’s artistic talents capture attention of mayor

Kaitlyn Hughes’s colourful design of 14 children holding hands as they ice skate has captured the attention of a panel of judges, including...

See More
New committee appointments

Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson, left, and Kanata South Coun. Allan Hubley are both hoping to bring some changes to the city with their new committee appointments, with Hubley taking aim at city expense as chair of the Audit Committee, and Wilkinson hoping to distribute bus services more fairly and purchase land the city needs before it needs it.

Kanata councillors hope to make changes with new committee appointments

Kanata South Coun. Allan Hubley says he is looking forward to finding new savings as chair of the city’s audit committee.

See More
Before and Afterlife

Before and Afterlife: The Theory of Positivity support the Do It For Daron charity. The CD is now available at Osgoode Tire, the Red Dot Café, Sweet Peas Pantry, Osgoode Foodland, Metcalfe Variety, Black House Yoga/Metcalfe Farmers Store and MacKinnon’s Foodland in Greely.

Last-minute stocking stuffer supports suicide prevention

A Greely musician is asking residents to stuff their stockings with something that can make a difference this Christmas.

See More
Cougar kitten

Emma Jackson/Metroland Keiko the three-month-old cougar plays in the presentation room at Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo on Dec. 19. The cougar is on loan to the private Greely zoo and will head out on tour throughout eastern Canada in January.

Little Ray’s cougar kitten heading out on tour

The three-month-old cougar is spending the next six months with Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo in Greely, although beginning in the new year...

See More
Man in wheelchair struck in Barrhaven while crossing road

Police blocked off south bound traffic on Woodroffe Avenue as they conducted their investigation.

Man in wheelchair struck in Barrhaven while crossing road

An unidentified man in his 50’s suffered serious injuries after a car hit him while he was trying to cross the street in Barrhaven Friday...

See More
ACORN members rally for safety on St. Laurent Boulevard

Jasmine Robillard and her son Jonah Robillard participate in an ACORN-organized rally on Dec. 15 at the corner of Karen Way and St. Laurent Boulevard to ask drivers to slow down. Robillard also would like to see a crosswalk or some sort of safe crossing from Karen Way to the bus stop at the west end of the street.

ACORN members rally for safety on St. Laurent Boulevard

Parents who live near St. Laurent Boulevard in Manor Park want drivers to slow down.

See More
No new police officers for the fifth year running

Police Chief Charles Bordeleau says the 23 additional employees the force was planning to add in 2015 won’t happen due to budget constraints.

No new police officers for the fifth year running

Despite saying 2015 was the year the police service would finally add new officers after years of austerity, police Chief Charles Bordeleau...

See More

News From Beyond Ottawa Region

World

North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

Severe Internet connectivity problems seen in North Korea in wake of Sony hacking attack

Snapshot

Ontario

Man to face 4th trial in 1981 murder

Hamilton man to face 4th trial in the 1981 murder of a young woman

Snapshot

World

UN chief urges better early warning of next disease outbreak

UN chief urges better early warning of next disease outbreak after visit to Ebola-hit nations

Snapshot

Ontario

SIU called in after 3-vehicle Brampton crash

Police watchdog agency called in after multi-vehicle crash in Brampton

Snapshot

Ontario

Man found dead at First Nation near London

Man ID'd as victim in firearms-related death in Oneida First Nation of the Thames

Snapshot

Talk To Us

Events In Ottawa Region

MORE From Ottawa Region

Columns

Eat, be merry. Drink, but not too much

The holiday season is upon us. Eat, be merry, drink!

Snapshot

Sports

Winterman marathon returning to Ottawa

Runners are a hardy breed of people, marathoners especially, and the weather in Ottawa only serves...

Snapshot

Columns

Have a frugal festive Christmas

A few months ago I met with a financial planner to create a better savings regime for my kids’...

Snapshot

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

In Your Neighbourhood Today

SPONSORED CONTENT View More

Ottawa Region Top Jobs

Find swimming pools, community centres, and more in your area