Too cold for comfort

Waupoos Family Farm needs some help making its rec room usable year-round. The basement hang-out isn’t insulated, so visiting kids can’t spend much time down there during winter vacations.

Waupoos farm collecting for rec room renos

As we put this year’s bitterly cold winter behind us, Waupoos Family Farm is hoping to ward off the cold forever with a newly insulated...

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Encouraging differences

Parks and recreation co-ordinator Anne Goodchild, right, won the city’s 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award for her work with the I Love To program that helps 3,000 low-income kids access sports each year. Goodchild received the award from Coun. Allan Hubley, left, Mayor Jim Watson and city manager Kent Kirkpatrick on Feb. 25.

Wheelchair basketball enthusiast wins diversity award

Westboro resident Anne Goodchild was always taught to relish people’s differences.

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Ottawa’s only birthing centre celebrates first birthday bash

Nepean resident Jessica MacGregor holds her 10-month-old daughter Madalynn Northcott in the birthing suite at the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre on Walkley Road where she gave birth last year under the care of a midwife. The centre, located at 2260 Walkley Rd., will mark its one-year anniversary with a public celebration on March 7.

Ottawa’s only birthing centre celebrates first birthday bash

Little Madalynn Northcott became baby No. 22 when she was delivered 10 days early into the hands of a midwife just a 20-minute drive from...

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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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High-tech expert and volunteer receives prestigious civic honour

Chris Taylor, president of the not-for-profit Ottawa PC User’s Group, centre, is presented with the Mayor’s City Builder Award by Mayor Jim Watson, left, and College Ward Coun. Rick Chiarelli at the start of a city council meeting on Feb. 25.

High-tech expert and volunteer receives prestigious civic honour

Chris Taylor has never given a thought to donating many of his evenings to share his high-tech knowledge with Ottawa residents.

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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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