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Walkley Road can accommodate more cars: city

More than 150 people attended an open house to learn of the recommended plans for the proposed Airport Parkway and Lester Road widening, which was held at the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre on June 17.

Walkley Road can accommodate more cars: city

Though Walkley Road West residents say an Airport Parkway southbound off-ramp to their neighbourhood will bring hundreds more cars, creating...

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Green initiative aims to reduce business emissions

Capital Coun. David Chernushenko speaks at the launch of the sustainability program Carbon 613 at the Kitchissippi Brewery on June 23. The initiative by Ottawa’s EnviroCentre aims to help participating businesses reach a 20 percent reduction in emissions.

Green initiative aims to reduce business emissions

Businesses are the lifeblood of any city, but could those in Ottawa be made more efficient when it comes to energy use?

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Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

The Company of Fools is set to perform its brand of Shakespeare’s ‘A Comedy of Errors,’ in parks across Ottawa July 2 to Aug. 15. The troupe of professional actors will be showcasing the first full-length production it performed in 1994 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Fools to ramp up funny for anniversary season

Twenty-five years after a small band of friends began performing William Shakespeare’s plays on street corners in downtown Ottawa, the...

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Canada Day party planning ramps up in south Ottawa ahead of July 1

After 12 years of hosting the annual Canada Day festivities in Riverside South, the Riverside South community association is partnering with the Findlay Creek Community Association to put on a 10 p.m. fireworks display for the first time. The fun and games at Claudette Cain Park earlier in the day will also feature several new additions.

Canada Day party planning ramps up in south Ottawa ahead of July 1

There will be no shortage of community celebrations to choose from for those looking to celebrate Canada's birthday a little closer to...

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Marketmobile branches out with affordable food service

Linda Lalonde, chair of the Ottawa Poverty Reduction Network, speaks at the launch of the expanded MarketMobile in Bayshore Park on June 17. To her right is Euphrasie Emedi of the Southeast Ottawa Community Health Centre and MarketMobile Steering Committee, while Bay Coun. Mark Taylor can be seen to her left.

Marketmobile branches out with affordable food service

Many more families will have an opportunity to purchase fresh and affordable food, now that the MarketMobile will be hitting new...

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On target

Melanie McCann’s athletic career depends on excelling in five different sports. The Ottawa-based athlete will travel to Toronto in July to test her skills in modern pentathlon’s five disciplines for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

Olympic modern pentathlete to compete in second Pan Am games

Melanie McCann's training and determination paired with the support of her team of four coaches carried her to the Pan Am Games in 2011 and...

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Levelling the field

Kids play soccer at a field in Nepean. The city is proposing changes to the way to allocates sports field and ice pad times.

New sports policy levelling the playing field

The most vocal teams will soon no longer be able to lobby to make sure they get their favourite field, ice pad or time slot.

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‘I can achieve whatever I want in this life’

Herongate resident Madison Meech is spending this summer as a camp counsellor at a Tim Hortons summer camp west of Toronto, where she hopes to give kids and youth the same positive experience she had when she first went to a Tim Hortons camp at age 10.

‘I can achieve whatever I want in this life’

Paddling on a lake against a headwind so strong it pushed her canoe backward, Madison Meech made some serious inroads in learning what...

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