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12 signs (besides your birthday) you're about to turn 40

12 signs (besides your birthday) you're about to turn 40

1. You feel an irrational degree of delight when you look at your new furnace.     2. You still call the Rogers...

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West Carleton interest high in draft budget

Interest in the 2015 proposed budget was at a five-year high in West Carleton with close to 50 residents attending a meeting hosted by Coun. Eli El-Chantiry and some of the city’s top staff on Feb. 25.

West Carleton interest high in city’s draft budget

Interest in the 2015 proposed budget was at a five-year high in West Carleton with close to 50 residents attending a meeting hosted by Coun....

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Climate commitments

Ecology Ottawa is calling on city councillors to make good on their promise to include several climate change items in the 2015 budget.

Care about climate? Call your councillor

An environmental advocacy group is asking residents to pressure their councillor to make sure Ottawa follows through on its climate-change...

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Gang strategy

Tom Walker speaks to more than 250 social workers, teachers and police officers at a conference about gangs and trauma at the Confederation Education Centre in Nepean on Feb. 27. Walker works on a youth gang project in Toronto.

Social workers talk gangs and trauma in Nepean

Tom Walker has never worked with a gang member who wasn’t affected by childhood trauma.

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Heritage building

Saint Anne’s rectory on Myrand Avenue is now the National House of Prayer. The city’s planning committee has recommended council name the 1920s rectory a heritage building.

Lowertown rectory up for heritage designation

A rectory built in the 1920s behind Saint Anne Catholic church in Lowertown will be designated a heritage building if a city planning...

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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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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

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Crews work to restore power in Toronto area

Hydro crews work to restore power to thousands in Toronto area after wintry blast

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Snowmobiler OK after getting lost overnight

Snowmobiler found cold, wet but otherwise OK after becoming lost in Niagara area

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Canada

B.C. woman loses right-to-die appeal

B.C. Alzheimer's patient loses right-to-die case despite living will

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Ontario

Man found outside in Brampton has died

Weather suspected factor after man found in snow in Brampton with no vital signs

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Ontario

Thousands without power in Toronto

Weather knocks out power to thousands of customers in Toronto

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Ontario

McNaughton campaign worker arrested

McNaughton worker arrested for alleged threats against Elliott campaign

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Canada

Share resource taxes with aboriginals: study

Ottawa advised to share resource taxes with aboriginals

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Estate Planning Made Easy

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