Pot shop

The Heavens to Betsy boutique could soon be home to a National Access Cannabis centre, a franchise that helps patients navigate the medical marijuana system.

Marijuana centre coming to Hintonburg

A medical marijuana “gatekeeper” could open its doors this spring on Hintonburg’s main street.

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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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Crime Prevention Ottawa

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop what it calls a post-incident neighborhood protocol with the Overbrook community.

Crime Prevention Ottawa to launch pilot program in Overbrook to help crime victims Alex Robinson

Crime Prevention Ottawa is set to develop a new pilot project with the Overbrook community that will serve as a way to help terrorized...

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Ice capades

Orléans residents Willi and Lise von Schmidt skate up the canal on its record-breaking day on Feb. 25.

Rideau Canal stays open record-breaking 47 straight days

It’s been a cold winter, but some skaters would say it’s been worth it.

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Truck stop

An articulated truck blocks traffic on Manotick Main Street on Feb. 24 after getting caught on overhead wires and knocking over a traffic light.

Truck accident renews call for local study

An oversized truck that knocked down a traffic light in the middle of Manotick on Feb. 24 has residents pushing even harder to get trucks...

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Everest campuses close

Signs advertising space for rent are already up at 1050 Morrison Dr., where until recently, Everest College operated one of its Ottawa campuses.

Local schools prepare for Everest students

When Everest College closed its 14 Ontario locations in February, nearly 2,500 students were left wondering how to finish their studies,...

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Construction get-together

Serge Massicotte, the chair of the Canadian Construction Association, left, chats with Ottawa developer Jeff Westeinde following the Ottawa Construction Association’s annual meeting at the Ottawa Convention and Event Centre on Coventry Road. Massicotte estimates $415 billion will be spent on construction projects across Canada this year.

Ottawa: ‘Where the smart people live’

Ottawa draws bright minds but too often the city sees them leave for pastures they may think are greener.

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

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Two dead, one wounded in Toronto shooting

Two dead, one wounded in shooting at east end Toronto McDonald's

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Ontario

Sales of Ontario PC memberships ends today

Ontario PC leadership candidates have until 5:00 p.m. ET to sell new memberships

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Ontario

Harassing texts sent to PC leadership hopeful

Suspect arrested in connection with texts sent to Christine Elliott campaign

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Ontario

U of T teaching assistants take strike action

University of Toronto to go behind picketlines on Monday

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Canada

Vet reviews now only every three years

Vets will need to verify lost limbs every three years, instead of annually

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Canada

Quebec hijab decision sparks widespread criticism

Court of Quebec stands by decision to refuse to hear case unless hijab removed

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Ontario

Northern Ont. toddler didn't have measles

Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn't have measles, health unit says

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NDP escalates fight over satellite offices

NDP wants Supreme Court opinion on fight over parliamentary resources

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Canada

Quebec hijab dispute fuels Muslim flare-up

Quebec hijab dispute latest flash point in government relationship with Muslims

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Anti-terror bill to spawn spy scandals: paper

Federal anti-terror bill wll spawn spy scandals due to poor oversight: new paper

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