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7 healthy twists to your favourite holiday meals

7 healthy twists to your favourite holiday meals

Buttery mashed potatoes, rich gravy and sweet pie -- you can enjoy these holiday staples without the guilt and subsequent urge to take a...

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Before and Afterlife

Before and Afterlife: The Theory of Positivity support the Do It For Daron charity. The CD is now available at Osgoode Tire, the Red Dot Café, Sweet Peas Pantry, Osgoode Foodland, Metcalfe Variety, Black House Yoga/Metcalfe Farmers Store and MacKinnon’s Foodland in Greely.

Last-minute stocking stuffer supports suicide prevention

A Greely musician is asking residents to stuff their stockings with something that can make a difference this Christmas.

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Cougar kitten

Emma Jackson/Metroland Keiko the three-month-old cougar plays in the presentation room at Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo on Dec. 19. The cougar is on loan to the private Greely zoo and will head out on tour throughout eastern Canada in January.

Little Ray’s cougar kitten heading out on tour

The three-month-old cougar is spending the next six months with Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo in Greely, although beginning in the new year...

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Man in wheelchair struck in Barrhaven while crossing road

Police blocked off south bound traffic on Woodroffe Avenue as they conducted their investigation.

Man in wheelchair struck in Barrhaven while crossing road

An unidentified man in his 50’s suffered serious injuries after a car hit him while he was trying to cross the street in Barrhaven Friday...

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ACORN members rally for safety on St. Laurent Boulevard

Jasmine Robillard and her son Jonah Robillard participate in an ACORN-organized rally on Dec. 15 at the corner of Karen Way and St. Laurent Boulevard to ask drivers to slow down. Robillard also would like to see a crosswalk or some sort of safe crossing from Karen Way to the bus stop at the west end of the street.

ACORN members rally for safety on St. Laurent Boulevard

Parents who live near St. Laurent Boulevard in Manor Park want drivers to slow down.

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No new police officers for the fifth year running

Police Chief Charles Bordeleau says the 23 additional employees the force was planning to add in 2015 won’t happen due to budget constraints.

No new police officers for the fifth year running

Despite saying 2015 was the year the police service would finally add new officers after years of austerity, police Chief Charles Bordeleau...

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Taylor, community stakeholders address Michele Heights gun violence

Bay Coun. Mark Taylor, shown during a Dec. 11 press conference, met with community stakeholders, including Ottawa Community Housing staff and police, on Dec. 16 to discuss ongoing gun violence issues in the Michele Heights neighbourhood.

Short, medium term fixes outlined for Michele Heights gun violence problems

Police and Ottawa Community Housing are enacting new security measures in the Michele Heights community following high-profile instances of...

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Elmvale Acres church issues community invite for annual carol sing

St. Aidan’s Anglican Church in Elmvale Acres will host its fourth-annual Community Carol Sing on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend the event, which will feature a choir, orchestra, solo performances and opportunities for everyone to sing traditional Christmas carols.

Elmvale Acres church issues community invite for annual carol sing

Decorating the interior of St. Aidan’s Anglican Church with a massive Christmas tree, wreaths and lights wasn’t enough for parishioners, who...

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