Jane’s Walk making inroads across the city

Jane’s Walk is set to return to Ottawa on May 2 and 3. The group expects to lead hundreds of residents on dozens of walking tours throughout the city.

Jane’s Walk making inroads across the city

From Burritts Rapids to Parliament Hill, Jane’s Walk hopes to push Ottawa residents to explore parts of the city they have never stepped...

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Hopewell school hopes to win $20,000 for outdoor classroom

The city cut down all the trees in Hopewell Avenue Public School’s yard after they were devastated by the emerald ash borer.

Hopewell school hopes to win $20,000 for outdoor classroom

Hopewell Avenue Public School is hoping to return its barren yard to its former green glory.

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CNIB transitioning away from providing health-care services

Kanata resident Perpetua Quigley, CNIB co-ordinator of volunteer services, left, CNIB volunteer and former client, west Ottawa resident Mary Sweeney, CNIB chief executive officer John Rafferty, of Kanata, and Westboro resident Jane Beaumont, past chair of CNIB’s national board of directors, celebrated National Volunteer Week by recognizing dozens of Ottawa volunteers at Rideau Park United Church on April 15.

CNIB transitioning away from providing health-care services

Mary Sweeney slightly turns her head to the right. “If I do this, I don’t see you,” she said. Five years ago, the west Ottawa resident,...

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Police make arrest in city’s second homicide of 2015

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the stabbing death of Connor Stevenson.

Police make arrest in city’s second homicide of 2015

On the day Connor Stevenson’s family laid him to rest, police arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the teen’s death.

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'Ride the Rideau' charity renamed, rerouted following tragedy

Tim Kluke, president and chief executive officer of The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, left, and Dr. Jack Kitts, president and chief executive officer of The Ottawa Hospital, announced several changes to the foundation's Ride the Rideau charity event during a press conference at the hospital's General campus on April 16.

'Ride the Rideau' charity renamed, rerouted following tragedy

When Dr. Jim Walker pedals 108 kilometres this fall to raise money for cancer research, he will not only be thinking of the cause, but also...

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Provincial cash to boost social enterprise in Ottawa

Ottawa-Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi, left, applauds Ottawa Community Loan Fund president Michael Oster during an April 17 funding announcement. The province of Ontario handed $700,000 to two Ottawa-based social enterprise organizations with the goal of job creation and social change.

Provincial cash to boost social enterprise in Ottawa

Two organizations tasked with helping socially-positive businesses get off the ground received a funding boost from the provincial...

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Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy, former NHL player and abuse victim, speaks about the new course that hockey parents in Ottawa will be required to take in 2015 for the next hockey season. Kennedy was at the Richcraft Sensplex on April 20 to help make the announcement.

Respect in Hockey program here for local minor hockey teams

A new respect in hockey program will launch next season for all minor hockey clubs who are a part of Hockey Eastern Ontario.

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Ottawa Holocaust commemoration

Julien Klener, president of the Belgian Jewish community, spoke on the subject of modern anti-Semitic violence in Europe during the Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s Holocaust commemoration ceremonies on April 15.

Ottawa Holocaust commemoration looks at yesterday, today

Seven decades after the end of the Holocaust, remembering the systematic genocide of European Jews has gained new importance as the number...

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