Help “Save the Mayfair” this weekend at a virtual concert

Ottawa‘s only remaining independent theatre, The Mayfair, has been hard hit during the pandemic. They have had to close four separate times, operating in-between when provincial restrictions allowed it. During their fourth close, the theatre needs your help. This weekend, twenty musicians are coming together to perform in support of the theatre in an event […]

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National Capital Commission to Open Up More Spaces for Exercise this Weekend

Gorgeous weather and a Stay-at-Home Order make for an interesting combo. The National Capital Commission (NCC) recognizes this and is opening up more spaces for exercise this weekend, blocking off access for motor vehicles, as they have in the past.   The Queen Elizabeth Driveway will continue to be available to walk, run or exercise on […]

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CHEO Benefiting from Ontario Budget

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario will be seeing a share of $240 million from yesterday’s provincial budget to help children and youth with special needs. The funding will assist with capacity issues in early intervention rehab and preschool language support. A 200,000-square-foot facility will be built at CHEO, which the hospital says will help 40-thousand children and […]

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Police Investigating Homophobic Slur At Mayor’s House As Hate Crime

Ottawa Police are investigating after homophobic graffiti was found on the road outside Mayor Jim Watson’s home. Neighbours noticed the slur Sunday morning and called police. Police Chief Peter Sloly tweeted out, “Our Service has no tolerance for hate crimes of any kind. Our Hate Crimes Unit has been engaged and this act, and all […]

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