No more prayer at council

The fallout from a recent Supreme Court ruling is that when it comes to municipal councils, prayers are better left to the church, such as this one, just down the road on Elgin Street from Ottawa’s city hall, where there will no longer be a prayer said before city council meetings.

Court ruling leaves councillors considering new opening to meetings

City council stopped its traditional pre-meeting prayer following a Supreme Court ruling last month, leaving a bit of an uncomfortable...

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Open house

Construction on the Confederation Line West LRT Extension will involve transforming existing transit stations and constructing new ones.

Final LRT western extension open house reveals recommendations

The city revealed recommendations for the western light rail extension on April 29, which included removing and adding stations along the...

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New program helps La Cité grads move on to degrees

Chantal Beauvais, the rector of Saint Paul University, and Lise Bourgeois, president of La Cité collégiale, sign an articulation agreement on April 27.

New program helps La Cité grads move on to degrees

Saint Paul University has signed a new agreement with Ontario’s two French colleges to let their students apply diploma credits to a degree.

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University of Ottawa master plan puts campus vision on display

The University of Ottawa’s master plan sets out how the school would like to grow and develop over the next 20 years. University representatives presented their plan to the city council’s planning committee at a meeting on April 28.

University of Ottawa master plan puts campus vision on display

The University of Ottawa has plans to usher in major changes to its campus over the next 20 years to optimize its land and build green...

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Unique exhibit offers inside view of living world

The cadavers of a baby camel and an adult specimen are displayed at the Animal Inside Out exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Plastination was used to preserve the animals’ bodies in a way that they can be manipulated and the skin removed so that their anatomy can be displayed.

Unique exhibit offers inside view of living world

Ever wondered what the inside of a frog looks like, but felt too squeamish to dissect one?

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The Royal moves closer to brain imaging goal

On April 24, the Royal received $2 million from the province to help purchase a brain imaging machine for research purposes. Among those present were Ottawa West- Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Dr. Zul Merali, of the Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, Algonquin president Cheryl Jensen, Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi, Ottawa-Orleans MPP Marie-France Lalonde, and Ottawa-Vanier MPP Madeleine Meilleur.

The Royal moves closer to brain imaging goal

The Royal is one large step closer to acquiring a machine that will help them unlock the secrets of the human brain, thanks to a cash...

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World record boot camp attempt to support first responders with PTSD

U.S. National Guard Sgt. Ken Weichert will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest boot camp with people using resistance fitness bands during Activate Ottawa Health and Fitness Expo at the EY Centre on May 2.

World record boot camp attempt to support first responders with PTSD

For United States National Guard Sgt. Ken Weichert, attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest boot camp with people...

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Mixed mushroom orzo a colourful side dish

Mixed mushroom orzo a colourful side dish

Mixed mushroom orzo a colourful side dish

Looking for something a little different to serve with your main entrée? Try orzo, a rice-shaped pasta. Here it is combined with a variety...

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