Clean-up battle brewing between south Ottawa neighbours

Meagan Lydan, president of the Findlay Creek Community Association, and Chris Hill, president of the Riverside South Community Association, will be among residents from their local communities picking up litter to win the golden garbage can.

Clean-up battle brewing between south Ottawa neighbours

Who will get the golden garbage can? The answer depends on whether you ask residents from Findlay Creek or Riverside South, two south...

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Pesticide spraying prompts Charles Hulse students, staff to relocate to Nepean school

Students and staff from Charles H. Hulse Public School will be relocated to Parkwood Hills Public School in Nepean starting April 22 due to the return of a persistent chemical odour believed to have been caused by the spraying of an unauthorized pesticide inside Charles Hulse school.

Pesticide prompts Charles Hulse students, staff to relocate

Reports by 30 parents that their children were showing symptoms after an unapproved pesticide was sprayed inside Charles H. Hulse Public...

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Book sale to help Robert Bateman go green

If you’re looking for a good book at a bargain price, look no further than an upcoming used book and bake sale at Robert Bateman Public School in Hunt Club Park. The event on Saturday, May 2 is being organized by the school’s parent council, pictured here with Robert Bateman principal, Jocelyn Fagan, top right.

Book sale to help Robert Bateman school go green

The creation of an outdoor classroom at Robert Bateman Public School will move a dream one step closer to being realized thanks to the...

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Worker injured in meat grinder accident

Paramedics say a male restaurant worker will likely lose his right hand after it became caught in an industrial meat grinder at a restaurant in the Billings Bridge neighbourhood on Thursday, April 16. Ottawa fire crews used hydraulic cutters to extricate the male, though part of the meat grinder was still attached to him when he was transported to hospital.

Worker injured in meat grinder accident

A 33-year-old male restaurant worker will likely lose his right hand after it was caught in an industrial meat grinder at a restaurant in...

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Pesticide spraying prompts closure of Charles H. Hulse Public School

Charles H. Hulse Public School will remain closed until Sunday, April 19 so that it can ventilated after pesticide spray was used in the building earlier this week.

Pesticide spraying prompts closure of Charles H. Hulse Public School

A pesticide spraying has forced the closure of Charles H. Hulse Public School for four days. The school in the Herongate community,...

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Police comb Hunt Club Road for suspected murder weapon

Ottawa police officers searched for evidence along Hunt Club Road near Highway 417 at Hawthorne Road on Monday, April 13 in connection with the fatal shooting of a known gang member at 181 Forestglade Cres. on Feb. 6. Investigators are still looking for anyone who saw this Dodge Charger allegedly seen speeding away from the murder scene.

Police comb Hunt Club Road for suspected murder weapon

Ottawa police officers spent the better part of Monday searching along Hunt Club Road for a suspected murder weapon – a firearm that...

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Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Shaun Shannon, a former prisoner at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, speaks at city hall on April 15 during a public forum on crowding and conditions at the Innes Road jail.

Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Imagine sleeping on a thin foam mattress on a concrete floor beside the only toilet, where urine gets splashed on you and staff and inmates...

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Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage

Wires along the pedestrian walkway at Vimy Memorial Bridge, which spans the Rideau River between Riverside South and Barrhaven, are believed by city engineers to have been cut and pulled from their sockets last week in a suspected case of vandalism.

Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage

Police patrols on Vimy Memorial Bridge may be stepped up after wires along the pedestrian walkway at the structure are believed to have...

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