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Gifted student could get free bus pass if she didn't want to study Latin

An Ottawa dad is upset that his daughter will not be given a school board-issued OC Transpo bus pass for the school year because she chose to study at a cross-boundary school. 350 more words


National Arts Centre celebrating anniversary with the Mad Hatter

Theatre goers will be falling down, down, down into a rabbit hole at the National Arts Centre this season.

Two Alice In Wonderland themed productions will be onstage for the 2014-2015 year. 243 more words


Vietnamese protestors call for city to revisit flag protocol

Protestors offended by the City of Ottawa’s decision to fly the Vietnamese flag on the country’s national holiday Tuesday have vowed to return to City Hall next year unless officials fly the so-called Freedom Flag of Vietnam. 305 more words


Making a city voters list and checking it thrice

After checking it thrice, the city’s voters list was made public on Tuesday, a large step in a process that, between now and election day — and even beyond — will continue as further corrections, additions and deletions are made. 290 more words

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This Ottawa man can't leave his apartment because of a broken elevator

Rheal Cyr has been stuck in his fourth-floor apartment for almost a week.

The 69-year-old is confined to his power chair in the Belanger Manor seniors residence because the building’s only elevator has been broken since Aug. 464 more words


Two convicted of firearms offences

Two men were convicted Tuesday of weapons offences in unrelated Ottawa cases.

Souheil Benslimane, 25, pleaded guilty to four firearms offences stemming from a June 2013 home invasion at a Bronson Avenue apartment. 142 more words

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Key witness in shooting trial goes missing

An Ottawa judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for the key Crown witness to an alleged gangland-style shooting at an Ottawa sports field two years ago. 377 more words

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