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Police Looking For Missing 14 Year Old Girl

Ottawa Police are appealing for help to locate missing 14 year old girl. Michelle Tait is described as an Indigenous female, 5’1 (155 cm) tall, 110 lbs (50 kg), short dark hair, and brown eyes. Michelle was last seen wearing

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Grey Cup Festival Begins

Grey Cup week kicks off in earnest today in Ottawa. The East champion Toronto Argonauts and West champion Calgary Stampeders arrive in the nation’s capital today, and so does the iconic C-F-L champion trophy. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be

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Don’t Drive To Grey Cup-Transportation Plan Released

Grey Cup organizers say Don’t Drive To Lansdowne” on the day of the big game Sunday November 26th Ottawa Sports and Entertainment today released a transportation plan that’s intended to give everyone attending the game and the festivities surrounding it

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Bill Gates Donates $50 Million – Alzheimer’s Research

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is donating 50-million-dollars to help fight Alzheimer’s disease. He says the donation to the London-based Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and not through his charitable foundation, revealing that men in his family have suffered from Alzheimer’s.

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Senators Win In Sweden

In the first of back to back games against the Colorado Avalanche at the sold out Ericsson Globe, the Senators this afternoon scored a 4-3 overtime victory in Stockholm, Sweden. Mark Stone scored the winner, his second of the game.

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Property Taxes, Water Bills, To Increase In 2018

Mayor Jim Watson released the draft 2018 budget today. Property taxes will increase two per cent In addition to the property tax increase, the budget also proposes a four per cent increase in the water rate, the waste water rate

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Iconic “Ottawa” Sign Now Has A Permanent Home

Mayor Jim Watson celebrated the official opening of the York Street Plaza today, a new public space in the ByWard Market. The plaza is the new home of the iconic OTTAWA sign. The plaza is located at the west end

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Sens In Sweden

The Ottawa Senators are now in Stockholm and didn’t waste any time hitting the ice just after landing there. After taking a seven-hour overnight flight last night, the Senators took a one-hour skate Tuesday afternoon to try to get accustomed

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Ottawa’s Top Doctor Leaving

Dr. Isra Levy, Ottawa’s medical officer of health, announced Monday he will be leaving his role at Ottawa Public Health (OPH) early next year. In a facebook post Levy said he will resign as of Jan. 8, 2018.  His last day

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Redblacks Flag Raising

The Redblacks flag is now flying at City Hall. Mayor Jim Watson hosted the flag raising this morning. The Ottawa Redblacks host the Saskatchewan Roughriders next Sunday, in the Eastern Semi-Final The division finals are held the weekend after and

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Name The Trains!

The Name the Trains Contest for the O-Train Confederation Line was launched today. Children and youth 16 years of age and under are invited to submit their name suggestions for all 40 of Ottawa’s train cars –that will operate along

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MADD Campaign Begins Thursday

MADD Canada’s iconic red ribbon – symbolizing the importance of always driving sober – turns 30 this year. To mark the milestone, MADD Canada will host the national launch of this year’s Project Red Ribbon holiday awareness campaign on Parliament

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New Rainfall Record For Capital Region

We can now say 2017 is the wettest year on record for Ottawa The 39 mm of rain on Sunday pushed 2017 into first place for most rain in a year. Ottawa has received 1028 mm of rain this year,

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Time Of Use Changes

The Ontario Energy Board says time-of-use price periods will be changing on November 1st. The O-E-B says while the time periods will be changing, the prices will remain the same. The off-peak price of 6.5 cents a kilowatt-hour will be

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Mayor Watson Says OC Transpo Will Not Follow New Quebec Law

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has written to Quebec Premier Phillippe Couillard to tell him OC Transpo will not follow a new Quebec Law that forces people receiving a public service to uncover their faces. OC Transpo buses cross the river to bring

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