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New candidate enters Capital race

New candidate enters Capital race

by John Dance   Another high-profile candidate has decided to contest the upcoming municipal vote for Capital Ward city councilor. Shawn Menard, who joins four others vying for the seat,… Read more »

Catherine McKenna: Supporting middle class families

Catherine McKenna: Supporting middle class families

For many Canadians, being a parent and raising a family is the most important part of their lives. That’s why our government has introduced new benefits, made changes to Employment Insurance, and invested… Read more »

David Chernushenko: Short-term rentals, long-term trees, and more 

David Chernushenko: Short-term rentals, long-term trees, and more 

Short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb have brought with them tremendous opportunities for people all over the world to rent or rent out a vast selection of lodgings for vacations or work, at prices often cheaper than a hotel.   Along… Read more »

Jim Watson: Spring cleaning the nation’s capital 

Jim Watson: Spring cleaning the nation’s capital 

Each year, Ottawa residents eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring, as it signifies the end of our frigid winters and the beginning of our farmer markets, numerous festivals and outdoor recreation season. Parks, patios and public spaces are flooded with people of all ages… Read more »

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton: Looking forward to spring 

Phyllis Odenbach Sutton: Looking forward to spring 

As I have prepared this column, I have seen freezing rain, ice pellets, sunny skies, drizzle and rain.  Hopefully when you read this article, winter-like weather will be but a distant memory!   Probably the most contentious current issue in our community is the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) plans for Immaculata High School, i.e., the conversion of the playing field… Read more »

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