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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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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Pot shop

The Heavens to Betsy boutique could soon be home to a National Access Cannabis centre, a franchise that helps patients navigate the medical marijuana system.

Marijuana centre coming to Hintonburg

A medical marijuana “gatekeeper” could open its doors this spring on Hintonburg’s main street.

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Big budget

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has upped its budget 23 per cent to cover several major capital projects this year.

Conservation authority ups 2015 budget for big projects

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has tabled a budget 23 per cent higher than last year’s to fund a busy year full of capital...

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Strings, keys produce beautiful music at Gaia Java

Members of the Lisgar Collegiate Institute String Quartet performed at Gaia Java Feb. 13. Two members of that group at Rhiannon Ng on violin and Kenya Moore on viola.

Strings, keys produce beautiful music at Gaia Java

- What do strings and keys have in common? Well, none other than the ability to produce beautiful music when in the hands of a gifted...

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Stittsville Peewee C3 Thunder 'win it for Brayden'

Members of the Stittsville Peewee C3 Thunder celebrate their victory as Cougar Cup tournament champions. They were missing teammate Brayden Read who was injured in the tournament but they maintain they won it for him.

Stittsville Peewee C3 Thunder 'win one for Brayden'

“Win just one for the Gipper” is a famous phrase associated with Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne and 1920’s Notre Dame All-American...

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Board-wide music festival at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Catholic High School music teacher Matt Dawber directs the school's senior jazz band as it performs in an adjudication session at the annual music festival at the school Feb. 12. Dawber organizes the festival.

Board-wide music festival at Sacred Heart High School

The number of students at Sacred Heart Catholic High School jumped by several hundred on Thursday, Feb. 12, a fact that could be like music...

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