Woman killed in Orléans

Orléans - Police were called to a home on St. Bruno Street in Avalon around 1 p.m. with reports of a woman with her throat cut. Police could not...

Rail warning light to be added to Transitway; Flashing amber light to – Image 1

A west-bound Via Rail train sits derailed near Fallowfield Station in Barrhaven after an OC Transpo double-decker bus collided with it on Sept. 18.

Rail warning light to be added to Transitway; Flashing amber light to be added near fatal crash site

The city hopes a new flashing light reminding OC Transpo drivers of rail tracks ahead will make the Transitway safer.

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Police rescue woman from Rideau River– Image 1

Acting Inspector Glenn Wasson recalls the east end water rescue on April 15.

Police rescue woman from Rideau River

Ottawa police rescued a woman who jumped in the Rideau River at Cummings Bridge downtown on April 14 around 9 p.m. Police officers were the...

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Resident-led transit ridership study raises red flag; Hintonburg assoc– Image 1

OC Transpo users are seen transferring to Gatineau-bound buses at Lebreton Station. The Hintonburg community is seeking to mitigate the effect of a looming Transitway closure and bus detour by rerouting some buses onto the John A. Macdonald Parkway.

Resident-led transit ridership study raises red flag; Hintonburg association tally offers preview of what's in store for Albert/Scott diversion

Hintonburg residents are surprised by the findings of a bus rider count they performed at Lebreton Station on April 1. The study of transit...

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Councillor makes the case for Beaverbrook heritage– Image 1

This 50-year-old advertisement for homes in the new neighbourhood of Kanata shows some of the 'garden city' attributes the local councillor and residents say qualify the community for a heritage designation.

Councillor makes the case for Beaverbrook heritage

Marianne Wilkinson continued to make the case for a heritage district study for Beaverbrook on April 10.

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Meet the candidate: Catherine McKenney; Former city-hall staffer gains– Image 1

Dalhousie resident and former city-hall staffer Catherine McKenney is running for Somerset councillor.

Meet the candidate: Catherine McKenney; Former city-hall staffer gains retiring councillor's support in Somerset

Former city hall staffer Catherine McKenney says she wants to carry on Coun. Diane Holmes' legacy in Somerset Ward.

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Sir Robert Borden student winner of CHEO logo contest– Image 1

CHEO logo contest winner Taylor Creighton is surrounded by local dignitaries, including Max Keeping, left, Mayor Jim Watson and CTV News anchor and telethon co-host Graham Robertson, after her design was unveiled at Sir Robert Borden High School in Nepean Wednesday, April 16.

Sir Robert Borden student winner of CHEO logo contest

In just one week, Taylor Creighton transformed a blank piece of paper into a source of inspiration for others.

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Canterbury showcases double bill of dark humour– Image 1

Canterbury High School theatre students Emma Keith, left, Aiden AuCoin-Power and Chase Irons-Mills will perform The Killing Game, while Kayla Farris and Thomas Nyhuus will perform A History of the American Film. The double bill, featuring 45 students, runs April 28 to May 3.

Canterbury showcases double bill of dark humour

Memorizing a character's lines for a largescale production may seem like a daunting task, but several Canterbury High School Grade 12...

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Ottawa blogger pens children's adventure book– Image 1

Author Jennifer Perlin, right, illustrator Jay Lutes, centre, and publisher Roxanne McLaren of Another Chapter Publishing Co., all from Kanata, pose with Perlin's book, Konrad, I will find you.

Ottawa blogger pens children's adventure book

It can look like a big, bad world out there, especially when you are only a couple feet tall and just a few years old.

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Constance Creek Wildlife Refuge founder Lynne Rowe has received her wildlife care licence for her Dunrobin facility.

Wildlife licence received

The Rideau River flooded parts of Old Ottawa South, including submerging the corner of Rideau River Drive and Belmont Avenue. For the full story turn to page 6.

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Members of both Vanier and Overbrook's cycling groups joined forces and braved the cold spring weather to ride to the Maple Sugar Festival at Richelieu Park on April 5. The bicycle ride, organized by Velo Vanier, saw residents ride to the Overbrook Community Centre and back to the park to enjoy pancakes.

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The Rotary Club of Orléans was busy honouring local youth on April 6, as the organization staged its annual Orléans Youth Awards. Recognition was given to youth who showed outstanding service to their community, friends, family and schools. Here, Rotary Club of Orléans president Len Goddard is seen with winners Christina Goddard (music award, vocal), Victoria Goddard (music award, instrumental) and Joseph Schlapsi (academic achievement).

Award-winning youth– Image 1

There was plenty of activity in Orléans on April 6 as the Ruddy Family YMCA hosted a zumba fundraising event for the Y Strong Kids Campaign. The event raised money to cover or subsidize the cost of children participating in programs offered at the YMCA-YWCA. Participants were led by cheerleaders from the Ottawas RedBlacks.

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