Protocol protection

The city is facing some pushback over its updated wildlife protection protocol, which asks builders to avoid site clearing during sensitive breeding and hibernation periods.

City giving wildlife protocol more teeth

The debate over new wildlife protection standards is getting a little squirrelly as city planners prepare to bring their new construction...

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Virtual history

Ottawa Museum Network chairperson Kathryn Jamieson says the city’s new digital archives project will increase public access to local history.

City, museums launch treasure trove of online records

A project nine years in the making has put Ottawa’s history online for all to see – something the city’s community museums hope will boost...

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LRT update

David Hopper, an engineer with light rail designer Parsons, explains plans for the city’s western LRT route to resident Wayne Mercer at a public consultation on March 30.

Westboro residents want LRT trench buried

Westboro residents are digging in to reject plans for trenched light rail through their neighbourhood in favour of a fully-buried line...

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Asparagus ravioli with basil butter

Asparagus ravioli with basil butter offers rich flavour

Asparagus ravioli with basil butter offers rich flavour

The rich flavour of Ontario asparagus is highlighted in these pretty packages that are easily made with purchased wonton wrappers.

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More tasers

Ottawa police will purchase 100 more conducted energy weapons this year, at a cost of $195,938.

Police to purchase 100 more Tasers

Ottawa’s police force has been approved to buy another 100 Tasers for its front-line officers at a cost of nearly $196,000.

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Plan for the future

Sandy Hill resident Chris Bradshaw chats with fellow seniors advocate Margaret Dunn before a consultation on March 18 to refresh the city’s Older Adult Plan to help make Ottawa an age-friendly place to live.

Seniors’ discounts still necessary: advocate

A call to retire seniors’ discounts as Canada’s largest demographic also becomes one of the wealthiest should be carefully weighed to make...

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Changing the ban

The city's snow removal crews have to work around thousands of cars parked legally and illegally during overnight parking bans.

City mulls parking ban changes

As the city faces a potential $11-million shortfall in its winter maintenance pot, planners in the roads department are gearing up for a...

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German favourite a twist on traditional burger

German favourite a twist on traditional burger

German favourite a twist on traditional burger

These juicy, ground Ontario veal sausages are patty-shaped. Rather than being boiled as in the German original called ‘Weisswurst’, they’re...

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