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Tornado watch in effect for Ottawa, Environment Canada says

Tornado watch in effect for Ottawa, Environment Canada says

Jean-Marc Leger June 18, 2017 0

The UV index will be very high again Sunday Environment Canada has issued a tornado watch for the Ottawa area. The weather advisory issued at 10:36 a.m. Sunday says “conditions are favourable for the

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Ottawa to draw on support from other cities to beef up forces for July 1

Ottawa to draw on support from other cities to beef up forces for July 1

Jean-Marc Leger June 18, 2017 0

Mobile hospital will be set up in downtown during celebrations Ottawa will contract out services from other cities to deal with the influx of hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit for Canada

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Ottawa Race Weekend 2017 sees fewer runners raise more for charity

Ottawa Race Weekend 2017 sees fewer runners raise more for charity

Jean-Marc Leger May 30, 2017 0

Director says relief from fees would free up money to improve event This year’s Ottawa Race Weekend ended on a hot and sunny note Sunday, with fewer runners than normal raising more money for

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Victoria Day 2017: What’s open and closed in Ottawa

Victoria Day 2017: What’s open and closed in Ottawa

Jean-Marc Leger May 17, 2017 0

What you need to know for the May long weekend, including Ottawa’s rules about fireworks For many people the Victoria Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer. If you’re out and about the city

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Flood forces Ottawa rowing, sailing clubs to delay events

Flood forces Ottawa rowing, sailing clubs to delay events

Jean-Marc Leger May 17, 2017 0

Volunteers are helping with cleanup efforts now that floodwaters have receded Rowing and sailing clubs are busy this week cleaning up the damage and debris left by receding floodwaters in the national capital region. “It’s

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Here’s the winning design for the victims of communism memorial in Ottawa

Here’s the winning design for the victims of communism memorial in Ottawa

Jean-Marc Leger May 17, 2017 0

Memorial to be built on west side of Garden of Provinces and Territories The winning design for a memorial to the victims of communism in downtown Ottawa has been chosen. Toronto architect and artist

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The 2017 Auto Show Is Bigger and Better

The 2017 Auto Show Is Bigger and Better

Jean-Marc Leger March 16, 2017 0

Get an exclusive look at what is coming to the 2017 Ottawa Gatineau Auto Show! Experience all the action at the 2017 Auto Show March 16 -19, 2017 For more information, follow the link

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Rarely-seen national hockey treasures on display at new museum exhibit

Rarely-seen national hockey treasures on display at new museum exhibit

Jean-Marc Leger March 16, 2017 0

That the game of hockey holds a treasured place in Canada’s culture and history is beyond argument. As of today, hockey is also a focal point for Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations. The Museum of

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Flu season hits harder, starts earlier in Ottawa

Flu season hits harder, starts earlier in Ottawa

Jean-Marc Leger March 8, 2017 0

Cases of influenza are up compared with the same time last year, and Ottawa Public Health says that’s because this flu season got underway a lot earlier. 470 cases, 5 deaths reported to Ottawa Public

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JOEY Restaurants announces new Rideau Centre location

JOEY Restaurants announces new Rideau Centre location

Jean-Marc Leger February 27, 2017 0

A trendy Calgary-based restaurant is hoping to carry the success it’s seeing at Lansdowne Park to the corner of Nicholas Street and Rideau Street. The busy street corner, which has played host to a few

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