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Top 9 creepiest bugs in Ontario

Top 9 creepiest bugs in Ontario

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No free rides

Amrik Singh, president of Unifor’s Local 1688 representing taxi drivers in Ottawa, tells the city’s community and protective services committee it needs to respect its own bylaws when it comes to cracking down on bandit taxi companies like Uber.

Uber driving city’s taxi rules review

Taxi drivers are looking to put the brakes on any rule changes that could give start-up companies like Uber a free ride in Ottawa.

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Rocky road

The paved multi-use pathway that runs along the O-Train in Little Italy fades to stone dust just south of Gladstone Avenue. It will soon be paved to Carling Avenue.

O-Train pathway to mend missing link

It’s happened to many a-downtown cyclist: you arrive at Dow’s Lake from across the city only to be stopped short when you head to the Ottawa...

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Rescue award

Riverside South resident William Dansereau, middle, was recognized on May 21 for his rescue of a fellow competitive swimmer last summer. Community and Protective Services chairwoman Coun. Diane Deans and Ontario Lifesaving Society president Paul Hulford presented the Ottawa lifeguard with the Lifesaving Society Rescue Award of Merit.

Mooney’s Bay lifeguard wins rescue award

When William Dansereau started his paddle board race at the 2014 Seniors Lifesaving Championships in Toronto last August, he didn’t expect...

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Write a novel students in Kars

Kars on the Rideau students proudly gather in the school’s library on May 19 before they participate in a reading of their novels to an appreciative gathering of their relatives and teachers. From left to right, Zoe Takacs, 12, Jenny Madden, 11, Dominic Churchill, 11, Kyleigh Brooks, 12, Ella Marks, 11, “Let’s Write a Novel” coordinator Emily-Jane Hills Orford, Charlotte Andrews, 11, Alyssa Jackson, 13 and Kiera Sarault, 11.

Students tap into their imaginations for first novels

For some it was a love of reading, for others a love of writing, and for some it just seemed like a cool thing to do.

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Fiddlers pay tribute in Manotick

Musicians are planning to honour fiddler Fleur Mainville, who died in January after a battle with cancer, at two special nights of music in Manotick on June 5-6.

‘Special person’ to be honoured by fiddlers in Manotick

Fiddlers won’t be fiddling around when they converge on Manotick to honour one of their comrades who recently died after a battle with...

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Village of Manotick

The Manotick Village Community Association will hold its annual general meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion at 7 p.m. on May 28. The keynote speaker will be Coun. Scott Moffatt.

MVCA celebrates five-year anniversary by looking forward

The Manotick Village Community Association will celebrate its past by looking to the future, when it gathers for its annual general meeting...

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Goodie time at 4-H Pie Club achievement day

Taking part in the West Carleton 4-H Pie Club’s achievement day, in back from left, are Robyn Stanton, Sarah Dean, Adrianna Martin, Lauryn Rochon-Kaiser, William Roffey, Siobhan Atkins, Megan Cavanagh, Autumn Stevenson, Megan Styles and Jaclyn Gillan; and in front Katie McCombe, Maddy Villeneuve, Erin Nicholson, Taylor Gillan, Lisa McCombe, Avery Stanton, Nicole Gillan, Linsday Gillan and Brianna Potter.

Goodie time at 4-H Pie Club achievement day

The students’ pie-making skills were put to the test on April 25, where they were challenged to bake pies or tarts at home, and display them...

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