Abdirahman Abdi Funeral

Mourners lift Abdirahman Abdi's casket over the steps of the Ottawa Mosque, located on Northwestern Avenue, on July 29. Abdi, 37, died following a confrontation with police on July 24.

Electoral reform town hall

Green Party leader Elizabeth May answers questions during a town hall at Lansdowne Park on electoral reform. She is flanked by Réal Lavergne, left, with Fair Vote Canada, and NDP MP Nathan Cullen. Both Cullen and May sit on the federal special committee looking into electoral reform.

Trying to rebuild

Eugenie Kalagirwa tends her garden at the Kilborn Community Allotment Gardens in Alta Vista, where she has found some solace after her family’s home at Confederation Court was devastated by fire on July 14. Confederation Court Community House has launched a fundraising campaign to help the family of nine, which includes seven children, rebuild their lives.

World stage

Riverside South resident Kerry Mortimer, left, Nepean resident Lisa Wright and Jon Lajeunesse, of Ottawa’s west end, will be joining several Ottawa athletes to represent Canada and compete in the World Gaelic Athletic Association Games in Ireland Aug. 7 to 14.

Big swing

Northern Youth Abroad participant Caitlin Porter practices swinging a foam baton toward Ottawa police Const. Derek Thompson during a defensive tactics lesson as part of the group's July 25 tour of the police training facilities at Algonquin College.

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.

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