Hydro Ottawa, police warn small business owners of fraudulent scam

Hydro Ottawa is urging small business owners across Ottawa to be vigilant if they receive suspicious calls from people claiming to represent the utility company and threaten to have the electricity cut off within the hour if they don’t immediately receive a financial payment. Customers are asked to report suspicious incidents to Hydro Ottawa and the Ottawa police fraud unit.

Hydro Ottawa, police warn small business owners of fraudulent scam

When in doubt, check it out is the message Hydro Ottawa is sharing in the wake of suspicious callers attempting to scam small business...

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Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both a volunteer and career firefighter. The West Carleton resident was appointed to the position on Feb. 23.

Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both...

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Alta Vista family fundraising to build homes for Cambodia’s poor

The L’Heureux family – Éric, 16, left, mother Cindy Desouza L’Heureux, Julia, 11, father Yves L’Heureux and Alexandra, 13, – are fundraising to construct at least three houses for poor families in Cambodia. The Alta Vista residents are seasoned international travellers, but felt inspired to add a volunteer element to their next trip, which gets underway in June.

Alta Vista family fundraising to build homes for Cambodia’s poor

The L’Heureux family doesn't have an ounce of experience when it comes to building houses, but in their arsenal they are equipped with a...

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Symposium relaunch connects people to medical, scientific experts

Linda Eagen, president and chief executive officer of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, says the organization is relaunching its series of symposiums, which connects the public with medical and scientific experts.

Symposium relaunch connects people to medical, scientific experts

Connecting people is at the heart of a public symposium hosted by the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, which is no stranger to fostering...

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CHEO team launches website in support of families of children with eating disorders

A research team at CHEO has launched a new website designed to provide parents of children and teens who suffer from an eating disorder or eating difficulties with educational information and support. The team is seeking feedback on the website’s effectiveness from parents it hopes to help and support.

CHEO team launches website in support of families of children with eating disorders

Long waiting lists for children and teens who need to be assessed for an eating disorder have prompted a research team at the Children’s...

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Climate commitments

Ecology Ottawa is calling on city councillors to make good on their promise to include several climate change items in the 2015 budget.

Care about climate? Call your councillor

An environmental advocacy group is asking residents to pressure their councillor to make sure Ottawa follows through on its climate-change...

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Delayed arrival

One of six new trains arrive at Carleton station Monday morning with Transit Commission chairman Stephen Blais, left, and OC Transpo general manager John Manconi aboard. The train was delayed half an hour because of a signal glitch.

UPDATED: Switch glitch shuts down O-Train line day after launch

It was a tough go for OC Transpo staff hoping to finally launch the expanded Trillium O-Train line this week.

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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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