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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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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Liberal public security critic Wayne Easter and Kanata-Carleton candidate Karen McCrimmon talked security and agricultural issues at a recent town hall meeting in Carp. They insist their party offers a balanced approach to issues.

Liberal candidates critical of anti-terror bill, Harper at Carp meeting

The upcoming election will be a choice between the politics of fear and division versus the “balanced” Liberal approach, two candidates told...

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Distracted driving campaign

The OPP and the Ottawa Police Services kicked off their weeklong campaign of distracted driving on Friday the 13th. The province-wide operation lasts until March 20. It conicides with the ‘Leave the Phone Alone’ campaign that has been running since Oct. 31. Promoting the campaign, from left, at the Kanata OPP station are Murray Knowles, Brad Hampson, Sgt. Denis Hull and detachment commander Stephan Neufeld.

OPP and Ottawa Police Services combat distracted driving with week-long campaign

The OPP and the Ottawa Police Services kicked off their week-long campaign against distracted driving on March 13.

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