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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Coun. Tobi Nussbaum

Coun. Tobi Nussbaum has introduced a motion to council to seek the province’s approval to ban corporate and union donations in the Ottawa election campaigns.

Get corporate and union money out of municipal politics: Nussbaum

Tobi Nussbaum has launched an effort to get corporate and union money out of municipal politics.

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Westfest down to two days, but promises long lineup of Canadian talent

Elaina Martin, founder, producer and artistic director of Westfest, left, Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper and singer-songwriting duo Kris Abbott and Dee McNeil are ready to rock during a March 12 announcement at Clocktower Brew Pub in Westboro. Westboro Village’s free celebration takes place June 13 and 14.

Westfest down to two days, but promises long lineup of Canadian talent

Westfest is heading back to its roots by going back to the street – Richmond Road to be exact – where the event’s main stage will be located...

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Support flows in for train accident survivor Sarah Stott

Carol Ann MacDonell of Nepean is organizing a fundraiser that will take place at Tudor Hall in April in support of Sarah Stott, who was hit by a train in Montreal late last year.

Support flows in for train accident survivor Sarah Stott

When Carol Ann MacDonell opened the newspaper to learn the daughter of a close friend had been severely injured after she was hit by a...

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Happy to help

Fifty-six Grade 6 students at Steve MacLean Public School in Riverside South, including Illyas Charania, left, Anya Kylas, Elsa Faisal, Shailen Raval, Fiona Bousada, Jessica Pope, Claire Viitaniemi and Emma Shimizu, have rallied their community behind them in their quest to pay for a new classroom at a school in Haiti.

Steve MacLean students building a legacy, at home and abroad

The Grade 6 students didn't have a nickel to their name when they first picked up the phone and called local businesses for donations. The...

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