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Is The Fourth Time The Charm?

City of Ottawa staff are recommending council approve a latest proposed addition to the iconic Chateau Laurier. In a report released late Monday, city staff said the proposed addition is better than the parking garage it will replace and that

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Another Record-Breaker For CHEO!

The CHEO Foundation is thrilled to announce another record-breaking total for the children and youth who rely on CHEO. The final total announced at the end of the CHEO Telethon was  $10,648,449, proving once again that the health of  children and youth

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Look Up – Waaaaay Up!

It’s perfect weather for a night of star and planet-gazing! Once again, the Ottawa chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will host another star party which is open to the general public.  The free event happens this evening

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Canada Day Volunteers Wanted!

The countdown is on to Canada’s 151st birthday bash, and Canadian Heritage is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to lend a helping hand in making this year’s Canada Day celebration a success! Register now and come celebrate Canada Day

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Police Searching For Missing Vanier Woman

The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Unit is asking for public assistance in locating missing 30 year old Mary-Ann Eaton. She was last seen in the Vanier area on May 25 2018. Her family is concerned for her safety. Mary-Ann

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Police Look For Help In Identifying Suspect

The Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section has released the picture of the male suspect of an attempted sexual assault in the area of Preston Street and Young Street. Police say a young woman waiting for a bus

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Kate Spade Found Dead, Apparent Suicide

Police say fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in New York City in an apparent suicide. Spade was 55-years-old. Police say a housekeeper found her hanging this morning and that the handbag designer

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Ottawa’s Worst Roads According to the CAA

Every year the Canadian Automobile Association comes out with its list of the worst roads in Ontario.  Province-wide last year, Hunt Club Road made it to the number 7 spot in the Ontario top ten, while Carling Avenue was tied

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Knock Knock Who’s There?

It’s time for the Wake Up Program! Ottawa firefighters are knocking on doors across the city this week  to ensure that smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are present and in working condition. The firefighters will visit homes from now

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Serious Bus Crash Near Prescott, Some Critically Injured

Ontario Provincial Police say at least 24 people are in hospital, four with life-threatening injuries, following a bus crash on the 401 this afternoon near Prescott. Const. Suzanne Runciman says the bus was carrying approximately 37 people, including the driver

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It Is National Cancer Survivors Month

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Month in recognition of over one million cancer survivors living in Canada today. Watson signed the proclamation at City Hall in the presence of representatives of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network. The

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Baby Onesies Recalled

Health Canada has issued a recall for Ottawa Senators-branded baby onesies saying metal snaps could come loose and pose a choking hazard. The onesies are red, with the Ottawa Senators logo on the front and Canadian Tire logo on the

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No Name Chicken Burger Recall

Loblaw is recalling packages of No Name brand chicken burgers.  The burgers affected have a best-before date of February 6th 2019.  The burgers may pose a risk of salmonella if they aren’t properly prepared.  These products were sold right across

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Area Police Forces Focus On Cycling Safety And Construction Zones

Area police forces have launched their Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) for the month of June, with a special focus on cycling safety and construction zones.  Between 2012 and 2016, there were 1,486 collisions involving cyclists with 1297 injuries and

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Local Traffic Notes To Keep In Mind

Here are some upcoming projects that will have a traffic impact in the nation’s capital: Deakin Street – Deakin Street will be closed between Prince of Wales Drive and MacFarlane Road on Saturday, June 2 from 7 am to 9

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