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Author Sarah Anderson

 

Salvation Army asks you to Fill the Kettle to help end poverty in Ottawa

The Salvation Army is calling on you to "Fill the Kettle" and to encourage everyone around you to dig deep and do the same. Read more...

Shine the Light and 16 days of advocacy aim to broaden public understanding of gender-based violence

Understanding violence against women is the key to ending it according to the head of a local advocacy group working to end gender-based violence in Ottawa. Read more...

Local charity working to bring Christmas to women staying in shelters

Christmas could become a reality for as many as 800 women this year thanks to the efforts of a local charity working to put together shoeboxes filled with small items. Read more...

Police look to victims to inform ways to improve response to violence against women

In an effort to improve their response to violence against women the Ottawa Police Service has commissioned a research study through the University of Ottawa. Read more...

Rain, mild temperatures make for "one day wonder" weather-wise

Ottawa and the surrounding area are in for what one Environment Canada meteorologist is calling a "one day wonder" Monday with heavy rain fall and mild temperatures. Read more...

Salvation Army launches Christmas Campaign geared at showing the range of people they help

At Thursday morning's Hope in the City breakfast the Salvation Army officially launched its Christmas Campaign and as they seek donations they are reminding potential donors that there are many different people who rely on their services. Read more...

Municipalities vie for federal funding for housing, waste water infrastructure

Throughout the week closed-door meetings are taking place on Parliament Hill between MPs and municipal politicians from across the country. Read more...

Largest ever education campaign launched by Ottawa Police to end distracted driving

Leave the phone alone. That's the message Ottawa Police are spreading in a new campaign targeting distracted drivers in our city. Read more...

Father Joe Leclair granted early release from custody

Father Joe Leclair is officially a free man but he was released from custody nine days ago. Read more...

Richmond dad launches crowd-sourcing campaign to help "special needs" son

More than $10,000 has already been raised to help make sure an eight-year-old special needs boy from Richmond continues to get the education and treatment he requires. Read more...