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.

Highway 417 widening

At the end of May the provincial government announced they would widen the Highway 417 from from Carling Avenue to Maitland Avenue later this year. The plan also includes a later stage to widen the highway from Maitland to the 416.

Free Fall

Rick Mofina released "Free Fall", the fourth book in his Kate Page series, and his 19th with his publisher, on July 26. The book is available at major retailers in Canada and the United States.

Paramedics

Ottawa paramedics treated five people - including four children - after a single vehicle crash on Hwy 417 near Eagleson on July 27.

Firefighters search for owner of kayak

On July 28 Ottawa Fire Services conducted a search for a possible missing person after an overturned kayak was spotted floating in the Rideau River near Manotick.

Sustain Kanata North cycle

Dozens of cyclists and their supporters gather at the Kanata North technology park after participating in EnviroCentre's Cycle-In event on May 4. The event had cyclists take various routes to the tech park, while taking notes, photos and video to document the state of cycling routes, as well as what repairs or improvements might be needed.

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Maple Leaf Foods continues to be profitable

Maple Leaf Foods posts latest in a string of quarterly profits

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Belleville police seek stolen mannequins

Mannequins stolen from Belleville, Ont., businesses

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Thumbnails of clean energy projects opposed

Clean energy project opposition from the Bay of Fundy to Powell River, B.C.

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