Site plan filed for Hintonburg condo

The condos are already on sale, but the paperwork for a new development in Hintonburg has just been filed with the city.

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I have adopted 2 cats who were starving themselves when they were separated from their family and each other. I first adopted Baudelaire,...

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Bride-to-be Jolène Savoir attends a dress fitting at Kimberly Wilson Bridal and Fashion Outlet on April 10. Savoir will participate in Quartier Vanier's Bride Ideas, a wedding show to take place at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health on April 26.

Vanier BIA hosts bridal show; Local businesses offer chance to win complete wedding package

Are you recently engaged? Thinking of popping the question? Hoping to have a chance to win your dream Vanier wedding? Well, Quartier Vanier...

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Otto Dix, Zerfallender Kampfgraben (Trench in Ruins), 1924. In this print, German artist Otto Dix depicts a First World War trench in the aftermath of violent shelling. In the dark, crumbling ground, bodies and skeletons merge with the earth. In the distance, Dix uses light, a traditional symbol of hope, to expose an endless field of shell holes.

From the trenches; Ordinary soldiers' artworks are on the front line of a new display at the Canadian War Museum

The Canadian War Museum is offering a view of the First World War right from the trenches, as interpreted by professional artists and...

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The city is taking Groupe Claude Lauzon back to court because it says the company failed to live up to its legal commitment to fix up a heritage Lowertown school.

Back to court for heritage school battle; Owner failed to fix up Our Lady School in Lowertown, city says

Legal wrangling over a rundown Lowertown heritage school that's become the poster child for the city's crackdown on derelict buildings is...

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A transit ridership count performed by volunteers from the Hintonburg Community Association has raised concerns about overcrowding during the future LRT-related bus detour.

Resident-led Mercury transit study raises red flag; Hintonburg association tally offers preview of what's in store for Albert/Scott diversion

Hintonburg residents are surprised by the findings of a bus rider count they performed at Lebreton Station on April 1. The study of transit...

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Michael Sunderland of Michael's Dolce, Rebecca McKeen and Jim McKeen show off one of the products which will be on sale at the Glebe's first ever pop-up market in the Glebe Community Centre April 27.

Local food to feature in Glebe; Market event to feature Ottawa-made products, area vendors

Local food and Ottawa-made products will be popping up at a Glebe indoor market later this month.

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According to a report created for the city, having buses stop at level rail crossings would be expected to increase the chance of a collision with trains. The findings were presented to the city in the wake of the Sept. 18, 2013 collision between an OC Transpo bus and a Via Rail train near Fallowfield Station in Barrhaven.

Stopping at rail crossing less safe: study; City looking to install new gates to protect OC Transpo buses in Kanata, south Ottawa

New gates will be added at four suburban rail crossings but no other changes are needed to OC Transpo's policies for traversing train...

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The old location of the Centretown community police centre on Somerset Street was abandoned in 2012 in favour of a second-floor office inside city hall. $

Police reviewing need for community police centres; Rethink prompted by need to close Herongate location

Upon learning the police are planning to review whether community police centres are still necessary, city councillors are calling for them...

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E-Waste Recyucle Event

Sat Apr 19 | 9:00 AM

Horaceville Hop

Sat Apr 19 | 10:00 AM

Easter Brunch

Sun Apr 20 | 10:30 AM

Super Fun Community Yard Sale

Sat Apr 26 | 8:00 AM

Super Fun Community Yard Sale

Sat Apr 26 | 8:00 AM

Super Fun Community Yard Sale

Sat Apr 26 | 8:00 AM

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Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi recognizes 18 women and girls who have made a positive difference in their community on April 12, . Established in 2006, Ontario's Leading Women-Leading Girls, Building Communities Award celebrates women whose leadership has improved the lives of others in their communities. This year, 92 women from across the province received the award.

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As winter quickly subsides, fans of whitewater kayaking venture to Bate Island in Ottawa's west end to partake in a popular summer pastime. Rain and warm temperatures mean water levels on the Ottawa River have increased enough to allow for solid waves.

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The 1st Cumberland scouting group, from back, Kim Cotton, Jack Gauthier, Mathieu Bercier, Olivia Cotton and Owen Cotton sold all things maple-flavoured at the Cumberland Lions Club during the 45th Maple Sugar Festival on April 5. The scouts are currently fundraising for the troop and will hold their annual spaghetti dinner at the Cumberland Lions Club Maple Hall on April 26.

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Participants in the Shake Your Booty for Susy Zumba-thon do some shaking during the kickoffof the event at the RA Centre near Alta Vista on April 12. The event was organized by an Ottawa family whose mother passed away from colon cancer in 2013. The Zumbathon was aimed at raising awareness and funds for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation and Ottawa Colorectal Cancer Support Group.

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Members of both Vanier and Overbrook's cycling groups joined forces and braved the cold spring weather to ride to the Maple Sugar Festival at Richelieu Park on April 5. The bicycle ride, organized by Velo Vanier, saw residents ride to the Overbrook Community Centre and back to the park to enjoy pancakes.

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Children wait patiently as volunteers prepare maple taffy outside of the Vanier maple sugar shack at Richelieu Park on April 5. Just one part of the Maple Sugar Festival's activities, grown-ups and children alike had a taste of the sweet stuff.

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