Woman killed in Orléans

Orléans - Police were called to a home on St. Bruno Street in Avalon around 1 p.m. with reports of a woman with her throat cut. Police could not...

New life for college

A stopgap $2 million injection from the provincial government will allow the Kemptville campus of the University of Guelph to welcome new students this fall. The announcement was made by Brad Duguid, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, on Tuesday.

College to accept new students for fall 2014 semester

Kemptville College will welcome new students on campus for the fall semester thanks to a one-time, stopgap $2 million injection from the...

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Paying it forward as easy as opening a door

Venturer Scout and Elmvale resident Sarah Djuric, 16, is all smiles as she holds the door to an Elmvale Acres Shopping Centre coffee shop April 18. This is just one random act of kindness she plans to perform during Scouts Canada’s annual Good Turn Week, which happens this year, April 26 to May 4.

Paying it forward as easy as opening a door

Elmvale - Sarah Djuric knows first hand that paying it forward doesn’t just benefit others.

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Veterans inspire next military’s next generation

Warrant Officer Eric Gagnon, left, and retired sergeant Wally Turini discover they share the common bonds of the same hometown and years of dedicated service with the Canadian military, including overseas conflict. Gagnon was sent to Afghanistan five times, and has several more deployments to his credit, while Turini fought as a gunner in the Second World War. About 100 veterans were honoured at an annual luncheon April 15 at Kanata branch 638 of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Veterans inspire next military’s next generation

KANATA - Moments after meeting for the first time, retired sergeant Wally Turini and Warrant Officer Eric Gagnon immediately find common...

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Landmark tower proposed for 267 O'Connor

Mastercraft Starwood declined to share graphics of two, 27-storey towers it's proposing to build at this site at 267 O'Connor St. in Centretown.

‘Skylink’ to top landmark Centretown towers

Two curved towers attached by Ottawa’s highest pedestrian walkway could be coming to O'Connor Street.

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A sketch of Matthew de Grood, appearing in a Calgary court on Tuesday April 22, 2014, by artist Janice Fletcher, is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Janice Fletcher

Stabbing victim was kind of son every parent wants

Suspect in Calgary's worst mass murder to make initial court appearance

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Derrick Gallagher poses in this undated handout photo. Ontario Provincial Police have laid a raft of sexual assault and voyeurism charges against a 31-year-old soldier from CFB Petawawa. Cpl. Derrick Gallagher was charged earlier this month with eight counts of sexual assault and two counts of voyeurism. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - OPP

Sex assault charges for CFB Petawawa soldier

CFB Petawawa soldier charged with sexual assault, voyeurism offences

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Bride-to-be Jolène Savoir attends a dress fitting at Kimberly Wilson Bridal and Fashion Outlet on April 10. Wouters will participate in Quartier Vanier's Bride Ideas, a wedding show to take place at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health on April 26.

Vanier BIA hosts wedding show; Local businesses offer chance to win your wedding

Are you recently engaged? Thinking of popping the question? Hoping to have a chance to win your dream Vanier wedding? Well, Quartier Vanier...

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Rebecca Yaworski is one of 10 students who are fundraising to bring live human tissues specimens to transform the learning experience for anatomy students at Carleton University. The group launched a crowd-funding initiative on the university's FutureFunder website to raise the $25,000 needed.

Carleton students launch crowd-funding project

A group of Carleton students can't wait to get their hands on live human tissue.

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Constance Creek Wildlife Refuge founder Lynne Rowe has received her wildlife care licence for her Dunrobin facility.

Wildlife licence received

Members of both Vanier and Overbrook's cycling groups joined forces and braved the cold spring weather to ride to the Maple Sugar Festival at Richelieu Park on April 5. The bicycle ride, organized by Velo Vanier, saw residents ride to the Overbrook Community Centre and back to the park to enjoy pancakes.

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There was plenty of activity in Orléans on April 6 as the Ruddy Family YMCA hosted a zumba fundraising event for the Y Strong Kids Campaign. The event raised money to cover or subsidize the cost of children participating in programs offered at the YMCA-YWCA. Participants were led by cheerleaders from the Ottawas RedBlacks.

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Michel Thériault from Orléans receives the Caring Canadian Award from Gov.-Gen. David Johnston on April 17 along with Suzanne Thériault for their work volunteering with the Roy G. Hobbs Seniors' Club, tripling the club's membership during their time as president and vice-president.

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