Helping the hungry

Ottawa Fury FC mascot Sparky, FC defender Eddie Edward, Ottawa RedBlacks quarterback Henry Burris and Ottawa RedBlacks mascot Big Joe help launch the Purolator Tackle Hunger program on Sept. 22. The fundraiser raised 52,954 pounds of food for the Ottawa Food Bank.

CrossFit Open

Karine Shrum participates in the 2016 CrossFit Open at CrossFit Bytown in Ottawa, where she qualified to compete in the 2016 East Regionals event.

History lesson brought to life

Teacher Nick Janna and Alta Vista resident Joyce Newton gather with students Maimonah Al-Dulaimi, from left, Darnell Foster, Joshua Wolf, Vidun Jayakody and Areej Abrar at Featherston Drive Public School on Sept. 28. Newton donated her late husband’s cricket equipment to the school, which opened a cricket pitch earlier this year.

Michael

Michael Wassill died on May 23, 2013. The accused in his murder case still has not been to trial, which is now scheduled for January, 2017.

Uber at Ottawa's airport

The Ottawa International Airport Authority is making room for Uber drivers to pick up and drop off passengers there beginning Sept. 30, the same day the city’s regulations will officially make ride-sharing services legal.

Community health provider funds

The Ontario government is providing funds to five community health providers through its infrastructure renewal fund. It includes projects for four Ottawa Salus Corporation sites and the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre.

News From Beyond Ottawa Region

Canada

Appearance for suspect in CFL player shooting

Court appearance for man charged in nightclub death of Stampeders player

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Two males charged in Toronto stabbing death

Eighteen-year-old and 14-year-old males charged in Toronto stabbing death

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Business

Energy East setback shows process broken: CEO

Ex-TransCanada CEO says Energy East setback a win for anti-development activists

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Canada

Tory debate set for Nov. 9 in Saskatoon

Conservative leadership debate in Saskatoon moved back a day to Nov. 9

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Canada

Water not suitable for drinking at new stadium

Test show water not yet suitable for drinking at new Regina stadium

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A look at Canadian military ops in Africa

Canada is conducting small operations in Africa

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Canada

Spy agency halted data searches amid concerns

Spy agency kept minister in the dark about foreign fighter probe: watchdog

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Events In Ottawa Region

Oktoberfest Ottawa 2016

Sat Oct 1 | 12:00 AM

Metcalfe Fair 2016

Sun Oct 2 | 12:00 AM

Oktoberfest Ottawa

Sat Oct 1 | 2:30 PM

Earnie Cox Free Concert

Fri Sep 30 | 7:00 PM

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Mon Oct 31 | 7:00 PM

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