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Ottawa man facing charges in 16-year-old child abuse case

An Ottawa man is facing multiple charges in connection with two separate child abuse cases, one of which dates back 16 years. Read more...

Group marks International Day for the Eradication of Poverty with march downtown

Oct. 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and to mark the day a small group of protestors marched to Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi's office, hoping to send a message to the provincial Liberals. Read more...

Gloucester students take to the streets for United Way Ottawa

Hundreds of Grade 6, 7, and 8 students walked through the streets of Blackburn Hamlet Friday morning to raise money for the United Way and for the Dave Thomas Foundation as part of Emily Carr Middle School's annual six kilometre Walkathon. Read more...

People across the city gather for annual Thanksgiving dinners

Shelters and organizations across the city are working hard to make Thanksgiving a little more special for our neighbours in need. Read more...

OPP looking for 'big four' in weekend traffic blitz

It's a long weekend, and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say police forces across the country will be looking for what they call “the big four,” the infractions that cause the highest number of injuries. Read more...

American Girl makes its Ottawa debut

Little girls and their very patient moms and dads waited outside the Rideau Street Chapters early Saturday, hoping to be the first in town to get their hands on American Girl dolls. Read more...

War Museum bringing artifacts to schools across Canada

Students from across Canada will have the opportunity to hold real World War One artifacts in their hands as part of the Supply Line program at the Canadian Warm Museum. Read more...

The Royal looking to purchase "game-changing" machine

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, and the CEO and President of the Royal Hospital says despite increased awareness, suicide rates in Canada have remained steady for 20 years but research into mental illness is still hugely underfunded. Read more...

One man arrested in connection with assault on OC Transpo driver

Ottawa Police say a man has been arrested after an OC Transpo driver was assaulted on the job last night. Read more...

Affordable housing in Ottawa key issue for World Homelessness Day

October 10, is World Homelessness Day, and a coalition of organizations in the city is making affordable housing a key topic in the upcoming municipal election. Read more...