Public engagement

Several dozen Nepean residents gathered at the Nepean Sportsplex on Oct. 18 for the last of the city’s six pre-budget town hall meetings. What they lacked in numbers, they made up for in concerns.

Special patient

This juvenile bald eagle is being cared for by staff at Ottawa's Wild Bird Care Centre after he was brought to the centre on Oct. 4 thin and dehydrated, with two broken wings, as a result of being shot.

Policing shift will leave hole in enforcement of noise complaints

A report on the impact of the Ottawa police decision to no longer respond to noise complaints by staff in bylaw services made its way to the community and protective services committee on Oct. 20.

Crime prevention gang strategy working: report

Crime Prevention Ottawa is doing a good job of being at the neighbourhood level to help families where one member has been involved in gang violence, the city’s community and protective services committee heard on Oct. 20.

A fix needed

The Mooney's Bay pavilion, which houses the Baja Grill and the public washrooms gets it’s water from the main line on Riverside Drive. The waste water is also pumped back up. Coun. Riley Brockington called the system antiquated and said during big events the washrooms have to be shut down.

Taking time to remember

Air Force veteran Connie Taylor (left) chats with and receives a poppy from Gov. Gen. David Johnston at the official launch of the 2016 National Poppy Campaign on Oct. 19.

Mayor's Halloween Party

Hundreds of residents attended the annual Mayor’s Halloween Party at city hall back on Oct. 25, 2015. Children of all ages dressed up to collect candy and pose with a super hero or two, including seven-year-old Francesca Sousa who had the chance to meet Batman and his fellow crime fighting comrades.

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