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The bucket list of drives – 12 amazing roads around the world

The bucket list of drives – 12 amazing roads around the world

What defines the greatest driving roads in the world? There are many but here are some of our top choices. These roads are scenic and yet...

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Group launches campaign to boost financial literacy

Members of Alterna Savings, Causeway Work Centre, and former Financial Literacy Program graduates celebrate the launch of the 2015 Financial Literacy Campaign on Nov. 18.

Group launches campaign to boost financial literacy

The Financial Literacy Action Network renewed its commitment to increasing the number of residents in Ottawa who understand their finances...

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More than just telescopes

Founder of the Madawaska Highlands Observatory project Frank Roy shows the base of a telescope mirror, designed to shed heat and provide a stable foundation for an extremely thin mirror to gather up the light of the stars. Roy held a meeting in Kanata on Nov. 19 to explain his vision and attract investors.

Observatory looks to the future with green tech

The plan to build an observatory equipped with Canada’s most powerful telescope in the Madawaska Highlands west of Ottawa should turn heads,...

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Closures/detours

This map shows the proposed lane closures and detours planned during the reconstruction of Main Street from the spring of 2015 to the summer of 2017.

Main Street rebuild to cause major traffic disruptions

Motorists can expect significant traffic impacts when Main Street is reconstructed over the next two years to replace century-old water and...

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City contends Nov. 6 bus incident wasn’t a safety threat

The city is sticking to its assertion that a Nov. 6 incident that saw a bus halt beyond the stop line on Fallowfield Road close to a passing train was not a safety threat for passengers.

City could study grade separating Fallowfield crossing

The city says it is willing to take another look at grade-separating the Fallowfield Road rail crossing – if the federal government chips in...

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Camp out

Selina Neve, 15, sets up tent poles as Emma Collette, 15, helps secure the tent to the ground in front of city hall on Nov. 20. The pair, who are a part of the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group Cat Squad, were taking part in the SleepOUT for Youth event. Participants slept outside overnight to raise money for the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa’s emergency shelters and community services.

Local groups ready to collaborate on youth homelessness fixes

The time has come to work together to end youth homelessness in Ottawa, providers and funding agencies agree.

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Bertschi fighting decision

David Bertschi at a campaign announcement for his federal Liberal leadership run in 2013. He eventually dropped out of the race, leaving him with debt that the party says makes him ineligible to be the Ottawa-Orléans Liberal candidate in the next federal election.

Orléans federal nominee David Bertschi removed from Liberal race

Ottawa-Orléans Liberal nominee David Bertschi was removed from the race to run as the Liberal party representative for the riding, but he’s...

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Ottawa Student Transportation Authority votes in favour for start time under 10 minutes

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority held a presentation for east-end schools in April 2014 concerning the bell time changes and walk zone changes. Changes to bell times were approved by the authority on Nov. 10.

Minor bell time changes approved

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority has approved small changes to east end school’s bell times.

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

Canada

Canadian soldier dies in on-base incident

Canadian Forces soldier dies in on-base incident; Harper offers condolences

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Canada

Quebec review targets municipalities, farmers

Quebec budget-slashing review recommends cuts to municipalities, farmers

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Ontario

Murder charge in woman's disappearance

Man charged with murder in Peterborough, Ont., woman's disappearance

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Ontario

City of Ottawa says it's been hacked

City of Ottawa says confident no sensitive details leaked after website hacked

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Ontario

2 men injured after car and truck collide

2 men injured after wheel comes off truck, hits car in north Toronto

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Ontario

Guelph teen hospitalized in campus stabbing

Guelph University student, 18 hospitalized after reported stabbing

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World

Somalia's Al-Shabab says it killed 28 in Kenya

Somalia's Islamic extremists claim responsibility for killing 28 non-Muslims on bus in Kenya

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World

Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected

Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected as UN voices worry over spread of disease

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