April Fool's Day

5 harmless and hilarious April Fool’s Day pranks

5 harmless and hilarious April Fool’s Day pranks

    You're definitely better off being the pranker than the prankee on April Fool's Day so here are a few ideas to get...

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Virtual history

Ottawa Museum Network chairperson Kathryn Jamieson says the city’s new digital archives project will increase public access to local history.

City, museums launch treasure trove of online records

A project nine years in the making has put Ottawa’s history online for all to see – something the city’s community museums hope will boost...

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LRT update

David Hopper, an engineer with light rail designer Parsons, explains plans for the city’s western LRT route to resident Wayne Mercer at a public consultation on March 30.

Westboro residents want LRT trench buried

Westboro residents are digging in to reject plans for trenched light rail through their neighbourhood in favour of a fully-buried line...

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South Keys Future Shop spared from closure

A security guard heads toward the Future Shop in South Keys on Monday, March 30. The store will reopen on Saturday, April 4 as a Best Buy.

South Keys Future Shop spared from closure

While some shoppers were surprised when they were recently met with locked doors at several Ottawa Future Shop locations, the head of the...

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Celebrate around the world Easter traditions at Billings Estate

What’s Easter without a few notable bunnies? Brahm Lewandowski, the city’s museum administrator, and Kelly Eyamie, audience development officer with the city’s museum and heritage program, hold wooden cutouts of the White Rabbit and Peter Cottontail ahead of a public Easter celebration at Billings Estate Museum on April 4. The Easter Bunny is scheduled to pay a visit.

Celebrate around the world Easter traditions at Billings Estate

In doing some research on egg jarping or egg tapping, an English tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages, Kelly Eyamie was surprised to...

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March Rural meeting to focus on city’s 311 service

Christine Collins from the City of Ottawa explains the City of Ottawa’s green bin program as Judy Makin and other members of the March Rural Community Association listen along with Ward 5 Councillor Eli El-Chantiry.

March Rural meeting to focus on city’s 311 service

Ever wonder what happens when you call 311? The March Rural Community Association (MCRA) will host an open house on the city’s 311 service.

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Review wins national award for editorial

Review wins national award for editorial

Review wins national award for editorial

The West Carleton Review won first place in the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards for Best Editorial Page.

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Easter chocolate donation

Easter chocolate donated by Caroline Sewards and her daughters, Anna and Julia Galassi Sewards, are posed with a photo of husband and father Francesco Luigi Galassi. Galassi died on Jan. 2, 2015, only a few months before his birthday, which would have fallen on Easter Sunday.

Beaverbrook family makes Easter donation in memory of husband and father

Easter Sunday, known by many children as the day of chocolate and scavenger hunts, will be sweeter for 56 more Kanata children this year,...

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