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  1. Kathleen Edwards gets priceless guitar back, 10 months after theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards, seen here in 2012, has got her 1957 Les Paul Junior guitar back. She hasn't yet divulged what happened.


  2. Ontario approves sale of cider in 8 local grocery storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 |

    Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Friday that the province would allow cider sales at the 60 Ontario grocery stores already entitled to sell beer. In Ottawa, those stores are three Sobeys locations, on Terry Fox Drive, March Road and Metcalfe Street; Farm Boy on Tenth Line; Loblaws on Baseline Road; Metro on Standherd Drive; the Real Canadian Superstore on Eagleson Road; and Brown's Your Independent Grocer on Main Street in Stittsville.


  3. Cycling up, water use down in Ottawa, but too many still drive to work: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 |

    We're cycling more, using less water and living in a warmer and wetter capital city. But we've made little real progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and too many of us still drive to work on our own.


  4. Reevely: Watson softens slightly on safe injection sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 |

    ... drug-injection sites, not 10-1 as I reported Tuesday. Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish joined Stittsville Coun. Shad Qadri in dissenting. I missed Qaqish's dissent because the board voted informally, without having members say yea or nay ...


  5. Ottawa Board of Health votes in favour of supervised injection sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBC News

    An injection kit is shown at a supervised injection facility in Vancouver. Ottawa's board of health voted Monday night to support supervised injection sites proposed by community health centres.


  6. Reevely: Ottawa's health board backs supervised injection sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 |

    ... first," Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney said, her voice thick. The one dissenter was the chair of the board, Stittsville Coun. Shad Qadri, who said his skepticism of safe-injection sites was hardened during a visit to Vancouver, where he was going ...


  7. Lyme disease on the rise in OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | CFRA

    Lyme disease is on the rise in the Ottawa are; a worrisome trend as more of us head outdoors in this beautiful weather. Health professionals are warning residents to make sure to check themselves and their dogs after any walk in the woods.


  8. Reevely: Politicians on Ottawa's health board ready to support safe injection siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 |

    ... especially the half-dozen councillors on it, get to be the city's voice on the idea. What they think matters. Stittsville Coun. Shad Qadri , who chairs the board, said he'll follow everyone else's lead. He's previously been against a safe injection ...


  9. Organic farmers cry foul after city sprays wild parsnip with no warning signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | CBC News

    Dick Coote, an organic farmer in Stittsville, says he's filed a claim against the city after it sprayed wild parsnip herbicide on parts of his fields without putting up the warning signs promised in a flyer sent to his home. Organic farmers near the Ottawa community of Stittsville say they've had to destroy portions of their crops because the city botched its notification process for spraying herbicides to kill wild parsnip.


  10. Fire crews respond to dryer fire on Flewellyn RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 |

    Ottawa firefighters were at 5891 Flewellyn Rd. late Saturday night after receiving a report from tenants of a possible dryer fire. A 911 call at 10:54 stated there was smoke visible in the home, and when fire crews arrived they discovered a fire behind the dryer and in the walls.


  11. #OurAthletes: Follow Erica Wiebe's road to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | CBC News

    ... a long way since signing up for co-ed wrestling practice in Grade 9 at Sacred Heart High School. Now 26, the Stittsville native already has some impressive accomplishments under her belt. She is a six-time Canadian National Champion, three-time CIS ...


  12. Price hike for regular riders, end of tickets part of city's 2018 fare planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | CBC News

    Transit Commission chair Stephen Blais, OC Transpo general manager John Manconi and OC Transpo assistant general manager Pat Scrimgeour go over city staff's plans for the transition to the Confederation light rail line's opening in 2018. City staff are recommending changes to what and how OC Transpo riders pay to ride Ottawa's new bus and train network in 2018.


  13. Woman suffers serious injuries in Stittsville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | CBC News

    A 77-year-old woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle collision in Stittsville. The collision between a pickup truck and a car happened shortly after noon at the intersection of Hazeldean and Carp Roads.


  14. Book events from June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 |

    August 8/2013-.-Chris Nihmey is a teacher who has written a book called TWO SIDES TO THE STORY: LIVING A LIE, a memoir about his battle with mental illness, which was released in May. This fall, he begins high school mental health presentations with the four Ottawa school boards-Photo by Bruno Schlumberger/The Ottawa Citizen) -- assgtt 113979 Ottawa's favourite open-air literary festival and book fair, Prose in the Park , takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Parkdale Park. Sixty-seven moderators and panellists, and more than 100 authors and a dozen small presses, will be presenting and selling their latest works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.


  15. With the buddy bench, every kid has a friend at recessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... Half a dozen Ottawa schools have them, with the most recent installed this month at A. Lorne Cassidy in Stittsville and A It's a simple idea that has spread like wildfire, with a big push from moms on Facebook. A video of adorable kids explaining ...


  16. Barbecue tank explodes, starts fire in Stittsville neighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | CBC News

    A barbecue's propane tank "vented" on Sunday evening, shooting flames that started a fire at a home in the west Ottawa neighbourhood of Stittsville. Several people called 911 at 5:30 p.m. to report hearing an explosion at 237 Burnaby Dr., near Huntmar Drive and Hazeldean Road.


  17. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | North Country Now

    JianFen Wells was honored for her 30-inch by 36-inch acrylic on canvas "The Water of the Lake," which she painted this year. Second place went to Gary Larsen of Edinburg for his 20-inch by 20-inch infrared black and white photograph "Split Rock Falls" from 2014.


  18. Traffic volume at Barrhaven crossings more than double industry thresholdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | CBC News

    The City of Ottawa and Via Rail knew for more than a year that at least four rail crossings in Barrhaven had traffic levels well over - and in some cases more than double - the recommended level at which turning level crossings into overpasses or underpasses should be considered, before triggering a study to take action. The city and Via ordered a detailed safety assessment report of seven rail crossings from engineering firm CIMA.


  19. West-End car accident; one person taken to hospital with serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | CFRA

    Ottawa Police are investigating a single motor vehicle accident on Carp Road at Hazeldean Road that occurred at 5:00 A.M. this morning.


  20. Klee: Discovery Canyon's Lauren Gale a track star on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Gazette

    The rumors emerged as a whisper, high school chitter-chatter that a gifted athlete had transferred in from a school in Canada. Discovery Canyon's track and field coach, Adam Felkey, heard it through the grapevine like everyone else: The fluid mechanics Lauren Gale showed in gym class, the easy speed with which she ran, the competitive streak ideally balanced by personal humility.