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Author Sarah Anderson

 

New community room for Aboriginal patients set to open at Ottawa Hospital

A new room will be officially opened Thursday night at The Ottawa Hospital designed to be more welcoming for First Nations, Inuit and Metis patients and their families. Read more...

School resource officers essential to big picture for Ottawa Police

As the city looks to curb violent crime, gang violence and the drug trade, the Ottawa Police Service is focusing more efforts on preventing young people from entering a life of crime. Read more...

Police resources shuffle depending on where crime pressures are highest

As we've seen in recent months when there's an increase in crime extra officers will be allocated to the units facing pressure. Read more...

Police work alone won't end violent crime: west end inspector

There's no question that suppression and enforcement have to be part of the solution to Ottawa's gun and gang violence problems highlighted by a spate of recent shootings, according to a top west district investigator. Read more...

Security camera pilot project to launch in Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhood

Recent increases in shootings and violent crime in the Michelle Heights, Penny Drive and Ritchie Street neighbourhoods of the west end have prompted tenants and community members to demand that Ottawa Community Housing install security cameras on those sites. Read more...

Police warn of overnight break-ins targeting vehicles

Police are issuing a warning to residents across the city after eight recent overnight break-ins that saw robbers nab home owners' car keys and make off with their vehicles. Read more...

No growth for police service in 2015

The Ottawa Police Service was scheduled to grow by 23 members in 2015 but Chief Charles Bordeleau said that is not going to happen. Read more...

Community members continue call for more gang suppression despite successes announced by police

Just hours after police released the results of two major anti-gang initiatives in the south end, including the arrests of 27 people, a group of west end community members called for more police action in their communities. Read more...

8,000 families and individuals still on wait list for Christmas Exchange program

The Caring and Sharing Exchange isn't going to be able to help all 18,000 families who reached out to them this Christmas, at least not without community support. Read more...

Police charge 27 people in connection with drug, gun and gang violence

A total of 27 people have been charged with 254 charges in two ongoing police projects this year targeting gun violence. Read more...