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Welcoming Ottawa Week

In 2013 our very fine Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed the last week of June to be Welcoming Ottawa Week which has now become an annual week long series of cultural and celebratory events and activities. It’s designed to convey welcome

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Ottawa’s 14th Murder of 2017

Ottawa police investigating the city’s 14th murder of the year.  Not many details at this time, but here’s what we know. One man was killed as the result of a stabbing during a fight at Montreal Road and Lajoie Street

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13 Displaced In Vanier Fire

13 people – several of them teenagers –  have been displaced because of a two-alarm fire in Vanier. Ottawa Fire Services received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke and flames at 292 Lajoie Street just before 2 a.m. Upon arrival, fire

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Police Investigating Capital’s 2nd Murder Of 2017

It’s the city’s second murder of the year. Yesterday afternoon, a man in his 20’s was found with his throat slit outside the Jean Coutu pharmacy at 262 Montreal Road in Vanier. Police received the initial 911 call around 3:20

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Crews Busy With Three Overnight Fires in Vanier

There have been three early morning fires within blocks of each other in Vanier, starting with a call that came in just after midnight reporting flames and smoke at 253 Deschamps Avenue. Fire crews arrived to find flames and heavy

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Bonne Fête Nationale!

Bonne fête! It’s St-Jean Baptiste Day and there’s live music (from 6 PM) and fireworks (9:30 PM) tonight, at Parc des Cèdres, in Gatineau. (Plus, more live music and fireworks Saturday too.) Tickets: $15 after 5 PM., free daytime activities.

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Beechwood Market Re-opens This Weekend

Great news for residents in Vanier, New Edinburgh, Lindenlea and Rockcliffe Park. The Beechwood Market opens this weekend at a new location, across the street from the old location. It’s a great place shop for everything from local produce, to

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