Ottawa 2014 municipal election coverage

Ottawacommunitynews.com is your source for the most comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Ottawa municipal election, happening on Oct. 27.

Ottawa 2014 municipal election

Ottawacommunitynews.com is your headquarters for the most comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Ottawa municipal election on Oct. 27.

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Carefor 'dares to care' in support of seniors– Image 1

Staffat Ottawa-based Carefor Health Community Services Donna Deknatel, left, Haley Chapman, Cheryl Conway and Joanne Peach helped their team raise more than $24,000 during The Canadian, a multi-sport day at Terry Fox Athletic Facility on Aug. 30.

Carefor 'dares to care' in support of seniors

Every step counted, just as every dollar raised will make a difference.

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Sudden storm slams west-end communities; Cleanup-filled weekend after – Image 1

Lightning strikes as a Sept. 5 thunderstorm rolls towards the Experimental Farm. The storm caused extensive damage to trees and power lines in the city's west end.

Sudden storm slams west-end communities; Cleanup-filled weekend after strong winds topple trees

Some west-end residents spent much of a glorious weekend cleaning up and marveling at the damage wrought by a sudden and violent Friday...

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Community rallies behind injured Glebe cook– Image 1

Manor Park resident Jilleen Niles, who works at the Corner Bar Grill in the Glebe, is spearheading fundraising efforts in support of her friend and co-worker David Muzaliwa, who suffered a brain injury after being hit by a car at Bank Street and Heron Road last month.

Community rallies behind injured Glebe cook

The afternoon that David Muzaliwa was supposed to show up for work and never arrived, Jilleen Niles was worried sick.

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Cyclist dies in crash during fifth-annual Ride the Rideau– Image 1

A ghost bike honouring cyclist Laurie Strano appeared on River Road north of Nixon Drive shortly after she was struck and killed during the Ride the Rideau event on Sept. 6.

Cyclist dies in crash during fifth-annual Ride the Rideau

Organizers of the Ride the Rideau fundraising bicycle ride say it's too early to comment on the future of the event after a female...

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Watson wants to boost funding for housing– Image 1

Mayor Jim Watson makes a campaign policy announcement on Sept. 7, committing to boosting housing and homelessness initiatives in Ottawa by $2 million if he is re-elected.

Watson wants to boost funding for housing

Housing and homelessness initiatives in Ottawa would get a $2 million boost if he's re-elected, Mayor Jim Watson said in his first campaign...

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Rehab programs feel the crunch– Image 1

The number of inmates in federal prisons is at an all-time high with more than 15,000 this year. Between 2003 and 2013, the federal prison population has risen by 16.5 per cent, close to 2,100 inmates. Critics blame the jump on mandatory sentencing and the federal government's Truth in Sentencing Act, which eliminated the two-for-one credit for time served before conviction.

Rehab programs feel the crunch

Canada's jails are bursting at the seams. Federal and provincial correctional facilities are struggling to meet the rising intake of...

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Oak Street complex to be demolished; Community seeks to guide redevelo– Image 1

The vacant, federally-owned Oak Street warehouse complex is slated for demolition in early October. Once cleared, the large site will form the centrepeice of the Gladstone Station community design plan.

Oak Street complex to be demolished; Community seeks to guide redevelopment

The expansive Oak Street warehouse will soon be no more, leaving a large tract of developable land near Gladstone Avenue and the O-Train...

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Events In Ottawa Region

First Aid & CPR/AED Training

Thu Sep 18 | 9:00 AM

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