Kreative Kids want your bottles and cans

The Crepeault family, from left, Samuel, three months, father Kevin, Nathaniel, 11, Hannah, 17, Jacob, 19, Sarah, 15, Simon, 13, Lily, 9, Joseph, 3, and mom Wendy, make up the Kreative Kids Who Kare, who are holding their eighth bottle drive in support of CHEO on Aug. 8.

Camp Awesome

Among those taking part, in back from left, are Taelyn Lecuyer, counsellor Rebekah Dillman, Macayla Suess, and Logan Forgie; and in front Charlee Forgie, Madison Eastman, and Hywarren and Yamato Montcalm. Missing from the photograph is Ben Eastman.

Little League provincials opening ceremonies in Orleans

Orléans Little League players march in flags during the opening ceremony of the Ontario Little League Junior Provincial Baseball Championship at Heritage Park on July 28.

Tree felling worker killed in rural Kinburn

A 36-year-old male commercial tree felling worker was killed today (Tuesday, July 28) around 1:30 p.m. while working in the rural Kinburn area, said Ottawa paramedics.

Anti-gang programs get funding boost from province..

Nancy Worsfold, left, executive director of Crime Prevention Ottawa, Sharmaarke Abdullahi, a Crime Prevention Ottawa business consultant and former Michele Heights Community House co-ordinator, and Ottawa South MPP John Fraser speak at the Log Cabin Community Centre on Hunt Club on July 22. Fraser announced the province will provide almost $700,000 over three years for programs that help keep Ottawa youth out of gangs.

Tanya Whelan

Tanya Whelan, the founder of TW Events, will host her first Street Eats Festival on Aug. 1 at the Aviation Museum. The festival will showcase local food and beer.

Police to patrol waterways

Ottawa police will patrol the waterways this long weekend to discourage boaters from drinking and operating a watercraft.

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