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Social Forum march to cause downtown traffic distruptions

Expect some disruptions in the downtown area Thursday afternoon. Read more...

Friends of fire victims face difficulties opening trust fund

Friends of the people who lost their home in last week's fatal fire on Penny Drive say Scotiabank and Royal Bank were unable to let them open a trust fund to raise money for the family. Read more...

Capital Pride theme meant to highlight gender expression

The annual Capital Pride Festival is underway.  The events kicked off last night at a special Nature Nocturne event at the Nature Museum Friday night and the event's organizers say pride isn't just about sexual orientation anymore. Read more...

Lansdowne Park officially opens to the public

Mayor Jim Watson declared Saturday Lansdowne Park Day in Ottawa, as the urban park hosted a free fair to officially open the park. Read more...

Trudeau's Ottawa home broken into overnight

A spokesperson for Justin Trudeau says the Liberal leader's Ottawa home was broken into early Saturday morning. Read more...

Two being treated after car crashes into west end home

Two patients are being treated after a car crashed into a house causing the wall to fall on top of the vehicle.

Ottawa Fire recieved a call around 4:30 reporting a vehicle crashed into a house on Ancaster Avenue.

When crews arrived they were able to stabilize the vehicle, which was hanging over the staircase leading to the basement. Read more...

Animal rights advocates protest Shrine circus

Animal rights advocates spent the weekend protesting outside the Shrine Circus at the RA Centre, saying the circus treats its animals- particularly its elephants- in a cruel manner. Read more...

Jim Watson officially opens campaign headquarters

With the municipal election just under three months away, incumbent Mayor Jim Watson officially opened his campaign office Sunday afternoon. Read more...

Canada's peacekeeping role honoured at ceremony in Ottawa

A ceremony was held Sunday in Ottawa to commemorate Canadian peacekeepers who have died in service and to honour Canada's and Canadians' role in international peace and security around the world. Read more...

Fatal motorcycle collisions spark safety concerns

After two recent deaths involving motorcycle collisions, Ottawa Police are reminding people to use proper safety precautions when riding their bikes on Ottawa's streets. Read more...