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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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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Front Page

From left, Gail Anglin and Jill Shipley, as Marylise Chauvette plays the piano and Susan Sweeney sings during a rehearsal with the Ottawa Storytellers. The group will put on their travelling tent show, The Front Page, on May 29 and 30, and June 12 and 13.

Front page stories to come to life at city musuems

Headlines from Ottawa’s newspapers in the 1930s will come to life as the Ottawa Storytellers bring their travelling tent show to city...

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Service review

Para Transpo may allow people with cognitive disabilities to use the service depending on the results of a service review this year.

Para Transpo to review who can ride

Transferring three times to get to work is trying at the best of times. Transferring that much with a cognitive disability could be...

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Gotta go

A precast concrete washroom like this one would be usable three seasons of the year and cost the city about $125,000 to install.

City's gotta go with more toilets: McKenney

When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go – and Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney is hoping the city will go towards installing public toilets...

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Rocky road

The paved multi-use pathway that runs along the O-Train in Little Italy fades to stone dust just south of Gladstone Avenue. It will soon be paved to Carling Avenue.

O-Train pathway to mend missing link

It’s happened to many a-downtown cyclist: you arrive at Dow’s Lake from across the city only to be stopped short when you head to the Ottawa...

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CHEO launches new initiative to free up ER for urgent patients

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario recently launched its Choosing Wisely initiative, designed to educate parents about what symptoms constitute a trip to the emergency department in hopes of reducing patient wait times.

CHEO launches new initiative to free up ER for urgent patients

Sick or injured patients whose conditions don’t warrant a trip to hospital are clogging up the emergency department at the Children’s...

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