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Derek Drouin captures Canadian high jump title

He has raised the Canadian high jump record three times, most recently to the world-class height of...

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Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse motivates teammates

It’s taken De Grasse’s sub 10-second times — especially the eye-popping, wind-aided 9.75 last month...

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CSMA Academy raises $5,380 for breast cancer

With a giant cheque of $5,387.75 raised by a recent fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundat at the Canadian Sport Martial Arts Academy on Iber Road are, from left, owner Stewart Wilkinson, Jordan Ferguson and owner Imran Jaffer.

CSMA Academy raises $5,380 for breast cancer

At the Canadian Sport Martial Arts Academy (CSMA Academy) in Stittsville, students learn about the martial arts and how to get in shape in...

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On a monarch mission

A.Y. Jackson Secondary School students have joined the ranks of monarch butterfly supporters everywhere, which includes Glen Cairn Public School, seen here during their butterfly program’s yearly send-off in September of last year. The A.Y. Jackson students planted a butterfly garden at their school, and they hope others consider doing the same.

Butterfly garden planted at A.Y. Jackson

A Grade 10 class at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School has taken an interest in the livelihood of monarch butterflies, and they hope others...

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Softball champs

Kinburn Squirt/Peewee Girls won the championship, capping an undefeated season. The team members, in front from left, are Julia Wilson and Rebecca Jordan; and in back Patricia Nolan, Taylor Riley, coach Karen Riley, Justine Styles, Kelsey Clark, coach Steve Styles, and Ava Maika. Missing from the photograph are Greer Armstrong, Nicole Gillan and Lindsay Gillan.

West Carleton softball ends with championship play day

The climax to an undefeated season and an upset in the final were among the happenings on the final day of West Carleton minor softball.

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Ottawa Hospital pays tribute to cancer research donors

A donor wall honouring the more than 700 donors to the Ottawa Hospital’s cancer clinic has been unveiled at the entrance to the clinic’s critical care wing.

Ottawa Hospital pays tribute to cancer research donors

The Ottawa Hospital depends heavily on the kindness and generosity of everyday citizens when it comes to funding cancer research and care,...

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Dad cycles for son with muscular dystrophy

Andrew Sedmihradsky undertook a 600-kilometre bicycle ride from Ottawa to Hamilton to raise money for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research. His son, Max, was diagnosed with the genetic disease in 2013.

Hamilton dad cycles home from Ottawa for son with muscular dystrophy

Andrew Sedmihradsky and his wife, Kerri, first realized something was wrong with their four-year-old son, Max, when they noticed he was...

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Margaret Noble receives Goulbourn Skating Club's community builder award

Goulbourn Skating Club coach Alex Norton, centre, presents the club's awards for the Canpower program in Richmond to Abby Allan for most improved skater and David Godin for most dedicated skater.

Margaret Noble receives Goulbourn Skating Club's community builder award

Goulbourn Skating Club member Margaret Noble received the Club’s community builder award at its recent year-end awards ceremony. The...

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Keeping owners, pet together

Tanya Dennee and Richard McNeill, accompanied by Dennee’s two Yorkshire terriers, are co-founders of the Pet Resource Bank along with Kimberley Knapp. The organization helps people keep their pets at home, instead of having to surrender them, when experiencing financial or health difficulties.

Pet Resource Bank helps owners keep pets at home

A new resource bank for pets and their owners is helping people keep their furry friends instead of having to surrender them to shelters.

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Ottawa police urge residents to 'mind their valuables'

Police are urging people not to leave valuables in their vehicles and to lock their homes and cars up tight to deter potential thieves from striking.

Ottawa police urge residents to 'mind their valuables'

Summer is in full swing, which can mean a rise in crimes of opportunity. But police are hoping to head those off at the pass by...

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

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Boy killed in farm tractor accident

Boy, 4 killed in farm tractor tire accident in Southgate Township

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1 dead, 3 injured in Toronto collision

Four people injured after car plummets 5 metres into Black Creek in Toronto

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Peel police officer charged after gun stolen

Peel Regional Police officer, 43, charged after gun stolen from car

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Labour dispute still affecting Toronto airport

Air Canada warns of possible disruptions after job action at Toronto airport

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Man charged in Toronto double homicide

Man, 23, charged in Toronto double homicide; 2 men shot in highrise on June 28

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Charges laid in fatal hit and run in Milton

Oakville woman, 33 facing multiple charges in fatal hit and run in Milton

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Loblaw workers to vote on new offer

Strike deadline pushed back to July 11 as Loblaw workers vote on amended offer

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Ontario man pleads guilty to killing father

Georgina, Ont., man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder in father's death

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Man, 23, dies days after Kitchener assault

Man now faces manslaughter charge in Kitchener attack after victim dies

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