Powerless to police

The Ottawa Humane Society says it has lost its power to investigate animal cruelty cases after an Ontario SPCA decision to suspend its affiliate status. The animal welfare organization will appear in court on July 28 seeking an injunction against the OSPCA to restore its status.

Tour the Rideau

Jenny Bruce, a resident of Centretown, is now offering river tours to Manotick and Merrickville aboard her 24-foot boat, the Brass Toucan.

Highway 417 widening

At the end of May the provincial government announced they would widen the Highway 417 from from Carling Avenue to Maitland Avenue later this year. The plan also includes a later stage to widen the highway from Maitland to the 416.

Free Fall

Rick Mofina released "Free Fall", the fourth book in his Kate Page series, and his 19th with his publisher, on July 26. The book is available at major retailers in Canada and the United States.

Paramedics

Ottawa paramedics treated five people - including four children - after a single vehicle crash on Hwy 417 near Eagleson on July 27.

Firefighters search for owner of kayak

On July 28 Ottawa Fire Services conducted a search for a possible missing person after an overturned kayak was spotted floating in the Rideau River near Manotick.

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