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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Naturalists launch OMB appeal to protect Burnt Lands Alvar

The Burnt Lands Alvar Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI) in the West Carleton-Almonte area is a rare ecosystem of exceptional quality: seen here on a rainy day in May, 2009 with a guided tour led by Dr. Paul Catling in progress.

Naturalists launch OMB appeal to protect Burnt Lands Alvar

A campaign has just been launched by the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) to promote awareness and raise funds to save the Burnt...

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Cell antenna system proposed for Blossom Park dealership

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans hosted a public information session at the Greenboro Community Centre on Feb. 19 regarding the proposed installation of rooftop cellular antennas at the Donnelly Ford Lincoln dealership in Blossom Park.

Cell antenna system proposed for Blossom Park dealership

A Telus rooftop cellular antenna system is being proposed for an automobile dealership in the Blossom Park community.

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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.

Truck accident renews call for local 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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