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Ottawa police urge residents to 'mind their valuables'

Police are urging people not to leave valuables in their vehicles and to lock their homes and cars up tight to deter potential thieves from striking.

Ottawa police urge residents to 'mind their valuables'

Summer is in full swing, which can mean a rise in crimes of opportunity. But police are hoping to head those off at the pass by...

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Options Bytown celebrates 25 years

The Options Bytown board of directors celebrate the charity’s 25th year an anniversary gala celebration, including Jamie Burr, front left,Colleen Hoey, Shanley Matthews, Frank O’Dea, Natasha Poushinsky and Kutty Duhamel, and Lorraine Bentley, back left, Brian Davidson, Glenn Wasson and Dave Lo.

Options Bytown celebrates 25 years of ‘housing, supporting and enriching lives’

For the last 25 years, Options Bytown has been helping some of Ottawa’s most vulnerable people get back on their feet.

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Ouija rockers to mystify Bluesfest

The Yips are set to play Bluesfest on July 17.

Ouija rockers to mystify Bluesfest

Ottawa’s the Yips are set to take their moody self-described brand of “ouija rock” to Bluesfest this summer.

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Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation will expand the hours its safety officers work in social housing neighbourhoods, says Stéphane Giguère, the corporation’s chief executive officer.

Ottawa Community Housing to expand security presence in neighbourhoods

Safety officers in Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods will soon see their hours expanded on weekdays. Currently, OCH community...

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Multiple gun shots fired in Fairlea-Heatherington community

Three bullets punctured a sedan in this parking lot at the corner of Fairlea Crescent and Gore Private in the Fairlea community of Heatherington the evening of June 24. No one was injured in what police say was a targeted attack.

Shooter aimed to kill: police

Ottawa police and Ottawa Community Housing security officers plan to boost their presence in the Fairlea area of Heatherington after...

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‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans is asking for $250,000 for a pilot project that could help transform the Heatherington community into a neighbourhood with more mixed housing.

‘Golden opportunities’ for change in Heatherington: Coun. Deans

Heatherington is primed for change. If the community’s councillor has her wish fulfilled and earns the support of council on July 8, a...

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Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Ottawa police are warning people not to leave items at police stations after a cardboard box was recently left unattended at the Greenbank Road station. The situation disrupted services at the station and officers were redeployed to X-ray the item, according to police.

Suspicious package left at police station prompts warning from cops

Initially deemed suspicious, a cardboard box left unattended at the front entrance of the Greenbank Road police station has prompted police...

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UPDATE: Hunt on for white truck after cyclist killed in hit-and-run on Leitrim

Police have released a photo of a white Ford pick-up truck they say resembles the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that killed 39-year-old Andy Nevin, as he cycled along Leitrim Road, west of Albion Road, just before 6 a.m. on June 28.

UPDATE: Hunt on for white truck after cyclist killed in hit-and-run on Leitrim

Police are on the lookout for a white Ford pick-up truck and its driver believed to have struck and killed a 39-year-old father of two as he...

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