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Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

Richard McMullen, president of National Capital Area Crime Stoppers, left, and Gary Grant, spokesman for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco, unveil an ad at a bus stop at the corner of Elgin and Lisgar streets in downtown Ottawa on May 19 designed to raise public awareness about contraband tobacco.

Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

The illegal cigarette trade is booming in Ottawa, pumping cash into organized gangs that are using the profits to further their criminal...

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Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentil salad with asparagus and feta a healthy side dish

Lentils and asparagus are both high in fibre, making this salad a good healthy choice.

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Retirement isn’t for ‘The General’

Ken 'The General' Grant is set to release an autobiographical book that chronicles his life from his early childhood in Montreal to his days as a broadcaster at CFRA.

Retirement isn’t for ‘The General’

If there is one word that Ken “The General” Grant hates, it’s “retirement.”

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Start of cycling season spurs Alta Vista cycling safety blitz

Alta Vista Coun. Jean Cloutier hands out cycling safety goodies to Alta Vista resident Anouk Bertner and her son, Felix Brunet, almost 2, during a cycling safety blitz at the corner of Industrial Avenue and Alta Vista Drive on May 14.

Start of cycling season spurs Alta Vista cycling safety blitz

Cyclists were recently treated to all the bells and whistles, or rather, bells, reflective bands and lights, during a cycling safety blitz...

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Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

St. Patrick’s High School students, from left, Belal Chamseddine, 16, Bellal Wehbe, 18, and Karen Mamani, 18, receive vouchers for free Froster slush drinks from Ottawa south community police officer Const. Moe Elmi during their lunch break on May 26.

Police launch ‘positive ticketing’ campaign

Police were waiting for lunching high school students outside of a Mac’s Convenience store on Alta Vista Drive on May 26 to hand out...

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Longtime Elmvale Acres Scouting leader receives City Builder Award

Scout leader Daniel McCarthy, centre, receives a city builder award from Major Jim Watson and Alta Vista Coun. Jean Cloutier ahead of council on May 13. McCarthy has been a volunteer leader for Beaver, Cub, Scout and Venturer troops in the 101st Ottawa Scouting Group for the past 20 years. McCarthy has been the group commissioner for the past 13 years, and in 2013 secured a $8,900 Trillium Foundation grant to update the group’s camping equipment.

Longtime Elmvale Acres Scouting leader receives City Builder Award

Dan McCarthy can still remember his first camping trip as a Beaver leader with the 101st Ottawa Scouting Group. The troop had travelled...

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And they’re off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local charities. The participation and proceeds from the 41st annual Ottawa Race Weekend set new records for the event, which closed streets throughout the downtown core. 2K, 5K, 10K, half-marathon, kid’s marathon, wheelchair marathon and marathon events were held. Here, the first of 14,000 runners break free from the starting line on the 10K event on May 23.

And they're off!

More than 49,000 runners took part in Ottawa’s largest running event on the weekend of May 23-24, raising $800,000 for a variety of local...

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Ottawa filmmaker brings wild west to Mayfair Theatre

Peter Fonda, left, stars in Brett Kelly’s Jesse James: Lawman, which is set to premier at the Mayfair Theatre in Old Ottawa South on May 28.

Ottawa filmmaker brings wild west to Mayfair Theatre

While Brett Kelly’s new western stars Peter Fonda and is his largest-budget movie to date, it still has a distinctly Canadian flavour.

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