You get made fun of every time you pull out your phone.

9 Signs it’s time to replace your electronics

9 Signs it’s time to replace your electronics

    As we grow more dependent of technology it becomes harder to say goodbye to the devices we've come to love. But...

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Pot shop

The Heavens to Betsy boutique could soon be home to a National Access Cannabis centre, a franchise that helps patients navigate the medical marijuana system.

Marijuana centre coming to Hintonburg

A medical marijuana “gatekeeper” could open its doors this spring on Hintonburg’s main street.

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No flow

City crews are scrambled to thaw out frozen pipes like this one displayed at a briefing on Friday, Feb. 27.

City scrambles to fix deluge of frozen pipes

City staff are asking for patience as crews scramble to deal with a flood of frozen water pipes across Ottawa.

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Crime Prevention Ottawa

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop what it calls a post-incident neighborhood protocol with the Overbrook community.

Crime Prevention Ottawa to launch pilot program in Overbrook to help crime victims Alex Robinson

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop a new pilot project with the Overbrook community that will serve as a way to help terrorized...

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Ice capades

Orléans residents Willi and Lise von Schmidt skate up the canal on its record-breaking day on Feb. 25.

Rideau Canal stays open record-breaking 47 straight days

It’s been a cold winter, but some skaters would say it’s been worth it.

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Truck stop

An articulated truck blocks traffic on Manotick Main Street on Feb. 24 after getting caught on overhead wires and knocking over a traffic light.

Manotick accident renews call for truck study

An oversized truck that knocked down a traffic light in the middle of Manotick on Feb. 24 has residents pushing even harder to get trucks...

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Everest campuses close

Signs advertising space for rent are already up at 1050 Morrison Dr., where until recently, Everest College operated one of its Ottawa campuses.

Local schools prepare for Everest students

When Everest College closed its 14 Ontario locations in February, nearly 2,500 students were left wondering how to finish their studies,...

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Construction get-together

Serge Massicotte, the chair of the Canadian Construction Association, left, chats with Ottawa developer Jeff Westeinde following the Ottawa Construction Association’s annual meeting at the Ottawa Convention and Event Centre on Coventry Road. Massicotte estimates $415 billion will be spent on construction projects across Canada this year.

Ottawa: ‘Where the smart people live’

Ottawa draws bright minds but too often the city sees them leave for pastures they may think are greener.

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

Ontario

Northern Ont. toddler didn't have measles

Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn't have measles, health unit says

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Canada

Quebec hijab decision sparks widespread criticism

Court of Quebec stands by decision to refuse to hear case unless hijab removed

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Canada

Anti-terror bill to spawn spy scandals: paper

Federal anti-terror bill wll spawn spy scandals due to poor oversight: new paper

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Two bodies found in Quebec house fire

Two children unaccounted for in Quebec house fire

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Ontario

PCs, NDP say Wynne crossed the line

Tories, NDP say Wynne crossed the line with comments on OPP byelection probe

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Ontario

Pastor facing more sexual assault charges

Toronto pastor faces more sexual assault charges, four alleged victims so far

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Ontario

Ontarians want booze in the budget

Ontario asks what people want in the budget. The resounding answer? Booze.

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Ontario

Two men arrested in death of Pickering woman

Two men arrested in death of Pickering woman found after house fire

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Hockey

B.C. hockey dad may get charged for threats to ref

RCMP say B.C. hockey dad might get charged for threatening son's referee

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Ontario

Income inequality grows rapidly in Toronto:report

Toronto tops list of major cities when it comes to income inequality:report

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