North/south road named 'Robert Grant Avenue'

Stittsville ward Coun. Shad Qadri holds up a sign showing the new name 'Robert Grant Ave.' for what has been known as 'Founder Ave' which currently runs off Fernbank Road. This road will eventually be the major north/south arterial road through the Fernbank lands, crossing over Hazeldean Road and continuing through the Kanata West area.

North/south road named 'Robert Grant Avenue'

Goodbye, Founder Ave. Hello, Robert Grant Ave. The name of the future main arterial north/south road running through the Fernbank lands...

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Road review

Dale Harley with the National Capital Heavy Construction Association makes a case for more rural road funding at the Agriculture and Rural Affairs committee on March 5.

Infrastructure investment is ‘tale of two cities’

The city gets high grades for infrastructure renewal when it comes to environmental services like drinking water and waste water management,...

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Encouraging differences

Parks and recreation co-ordinator Anne Goodchild, right, won the city’s 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Award for her work with the I Love To program that helps 3,000 low-income kids access sports each year. Goodchild received the award from Coun. Allan Hubley, left, Mayor Jim Watson and city manager Kent Kirkpatrick on Feb. 25.

Wheelchair basketball enthusiast wins diversity award

Westboro resident Anne Goodchild was always taught to relish people’s differences.

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SC Storm win NCSSAA championship

The South Carleton High School Storm celebrate their victory as National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association seniors boys basketball tier 1 league champs. The team defeated Ecole Secondaire Catholique Beatrice-Desloges squad 83-78 to win the championship.

SC Storm win NCSSAA championship

It was a championship final par excellence. The two teams in the National Capital Secondary Schools Athletic Association (NCSSAA) senior...

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Ruth Richardson named Citizen of the Year

Ruth Richardson is all smiles as she accepts the awards for Citizen of Year during the People's Choice Business Awards held Feb. 26 at the Brookstreet Hotel. The awards cover the areas of Goulbourn, West Carleton and Kanata.

Ruth Richardson named Citizen of the Year

Ruth Richardson of Stittsville is the West Ottawa Board of Trade Citizen of the Year. She received the award at the People’s Choice...

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Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both a volunteer and career firefighter. The West Carleton resident was appointed to the position on Feb. 23.

Meet Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore

Ottawa’s new fire chief Gerry Pingitore comes to the table with close to four decades of experience, having risen through the ranks as both...

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Climate commitments

Ecology Ottawa is calling on city councillors to make good on their promise to include several climate change items in the 2015 budget.

Care about climate? Call your councillor

An environmental advocacy group is asking residents to pressure their councillor to make sure Ottawa follows through on its climate-change...

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No flow

City crews are scrambled to thaw out frozen pipes like this one displayed at a briefing on Friday, Feb. 27.

City scrambles to fix deluge of frozen pipes

City staff are asking for patience as crews scramble to deal with a flood of frozen water pipes across Ottawa.

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