Shelley-Anne Steinburg receives Rising

Kari Hummer, left, founder of The FeminineXperience and Trisha Bond, right, creative media consultant for the same company, present the inaugural Rising Phoenix Woman's Award to Shelley-Anne Steinberg, executive director of Main Street Community Services in Stittsville.

Shelley-Anne Steinberg receives the Rising Phoenix Woman's Award

It’s a new award recognizing an outstanding woman from the Ottawa West community who has triumphed over a major life event, emerging...

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Winning gold medals at national ringette championships

Members of the U19AA Nepean Ravens ringette show of the gold medals they won at the recent Canadian Ringette Championships in Wood Buffalo, Alberta. Pictured, from left, are Hanya Wyatt of Richmond, Samantha Benning of Richmond, Ariana Mahaney of Munster and Emily Hogan of Kanata.

Winning gold medals at national ringette championships

National champions! Not many can lay claim to such an accomplishment but four ringette players from the West Ottawa area – two from...

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Pair from Goulbourn develop 'Seed Haven'

Harley Lane, left, vice president of operations for Seed Haven Inc. and Peter Jordan, president of Seed Haven, have developed a gardening produce callled Seed Haven. They are now marketing the product.

Pair from Goulbourn help develop 'Seed Haven'

It’s a new product called Seed Haven that has been developed to maximize yield from vegetable and herb gardens. And it has been conceived,...

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Fair process

Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais wants Hydro Ottawa to be allowed to bid on rural customers still served by the provincial distributor.

Let Hydro Ottawa bid on rural customers: Blais

For Ottawa’s 45,000 rural residents still served by Hydro One, it’s a tale of two cities.

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Anti-vax switch

The seven youngest members of the Hills family, ranging from 10 months old to 10 years old, recently contracted whooping cough just days before their parents had scheduled them to be vaccinated. Parents Tara and Gavin were convinced to leave the anti-vax side of the vaccination issue after researching.

Family with whooping cough out of isolation

When Tara Hills first decided to write a blog post detailing her decision to have her seven kids vaccinated, she never thought her story...

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Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers are even sweeter in this simple but delicious Italian classic.

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Funding shortfall

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is just one of 27 local festivals receiving Celebrate Ontario funding this year, although the weekend-long event will receive 22 per cent less than 2014.

Major festivals take $52,000 funding cut

Several Ottawa festivals are taking a hit when it comes to provincial funding this year, even as the Celebrate Ontario program supports a...

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Diversion down

The city's waste diversion rate dropped slightly in 2014, while green bin volume dropped by two tonnes.

Slight drop in city's waste diversion last year

City staff are asking residents to consider the long-term trends when it comes to waste diversion in Ottawa, after fewer tonnes of organics...

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