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Shawn Barber remains king of pole vault in Canada

Barber set a new meet record to win the Canadian title once again. Next up for him are the Pan Am...

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Paralympic track and field star Becky Richter laments dwindling choices

As she prepares for the Parapan Am Games, the Saskatchewan native expresses disappointment over a...

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Lions Club presents five $1,000 scholarships

Recipients of $1,000 scholarships each from the Stittsville District Lions Club, presented at the club's annual meeting June 24 at the Lions Hall are, from left) Andrea Pretty of South Carleton High School, Lion Beth Lewis, Renee Theoret of Sacred Heart Catholic High School and Claire Lizotte of South Carleton High School. Not pictured are recipients Charlotte Gervais of of Sacred Hearth Catholic High School and Zaina Kahiel of South Carleton High School.

Lions Club presents five $1,000 scholarships

Five students off to post-secondary studies this fall have $1,000 each to help with expenses thanks to the Stittsville District Lions Club....

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Transportation survey presentation

John Neale presents the results of a transportation survey on June 24, which asked residents how often they use different modes of transportation, why, and what could be done to increase their cycling, walking and bus usage, among other questions.

Not just for exercise and pleasure

Getting around by bike or on your own two feet is about more than just fun, or it can be, says a north Kanata group after presenting the...

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School rallies around students’ stoves in Guatemala

10 clean-burning stoves have been installed and 2 students sponsored in Guatemala thanks to the work of students and staff at Notre Dame High School.

School rallies around students’ stoves in Guatemala

The students and staff of Notre Dame High School have wrapped up a second year spent improving the lives of the Mayan people of Guatemala...

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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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SIU probing police shooting in Toronto

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Boy killed in farm tractor accident

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1 dead, 3 injured in Toronto collision

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Labour dispute still affecting Toronto airport

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