No free rides

Amrik Singh, president of Unifor’s Local 1688 representing taxi drivers in Ottawa, tells the city’s community and protective services committee it needs to respect its own bylaws when it comes to cracking down on bandit taxi companies like Uber.

Uber driving city’s taxi rules review

Taxi drivers are looking to put the brakes on any rule changes that could give start-up companies like Uber a free ride in Ottawa.

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Lemonade stand at Kiddie Kobbler raises funds to help battle cancer

Looking after their lemonade stand in front of the Kiddie Kobbler store on Hazeldean Road in Stittsville May 16 as part of the third annual Great Canadian Lemonade Standemonium in support of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre are, from left, Violet MacIntosh, Ben Rodgers, Isabelle Madden and Cassidy MacIntosh.

Lemonade stand at Kiddie Kobbler raises funds to help battle cancer

The big day for the third annual Great Canadian Lemonade Standemonium is Saturday, June 6 but four youngsters got a jump on things last...

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'Sugar Bear' is gone

Sugar Bear, who was a familiar sign around the Stittsville Glass and Signs shop on Main Street for the past 11 years, partly because of his Ottawa Senators logo, has died due to kidney failure.

'Sugar Bear' is gone - thanks for the memories

“Sugar Bear” is gone. The Pomeranian dog who has been a fixture around the Stittsville Glass & Signs shop on Stittsville Main Street...

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Race Weekend arrives

The Tamarack Race Weekend is expected to welcome more than 48,000 runners in its races on the weekend of May 23-24.

Field of elite runners grows for Race Weekend

This year’s Tamarack Race Weekend is set to see more elite runners competing in the 10K than ever before, organizers said.

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Mini rhubard Pavlovas are a nice light dessert

Mini rhubard Pavlovas are a nice light dessert

Mini rhubard Pavlovas are a nice light dessert

Pavlova is the national dessert of New Zealand, usually made larger than these.

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Melnyk recieves liver

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk underwent a liver transplant on May 19 thanks to an anonymous live liver donor. Melnyk announced that he was in urgent need of a liver transplant on May 14, and put out a call for potential donors.

Sens owner successfully undergoes liver transplant

Five days after announcing his “urgent need” for a liver transplant, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk had a part of an anonymous donor’s...

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Grilled asparagus and trout with chimichurri a nice, light meal

Grilled asparagus and trout with chimichurri a nice, light meal

Grilled asparagus and trout with chimichurri a nice, light meal

Chimichurri is a traditional Argentinian parsley-garlic sauce served with beef.

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Melnyk needs liver

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk is in need of a live liver transplant donor, said a Senators news release on May 14, and the club is asking interested Ottawa residents to step forward.

Sens owner needs urgent liver transplant

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk needs a new liver, and he’s hoping that an Ottawa fan could become his knight in shining armour. The...

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