Dragon Boat Festival Resounding Success in Ottawa

June 24, 2012, 4:31 am

In its 19th year, this community event aims to raise $500,000 for the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation.

Canadian Blood Services Launches Plan to Increase Organ Donations

June 21, 2012, 11:36 pm

In an effort to increase organ donations, Canadian Blood Services has launched “Call to Action,” a documented plan for a single organ and tissue donation and [...]

CPR ‘Last Spike’ Donated to Museum of Civilization

June 21, 2012, 2:54 am

The silver “last spike” that symbolized the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885 has been acquired by the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa.

Overcoming the Odds

June 16, 2012, 7:15 pm

Christine Murphy has overcome many obstacles during her lifetime—not the least of which was writing a memoir about living with cerebral palsy.

Building sandcastles to boost children’s health

June 14, 2012, 1:10 am

Elected officials and community leaders joined children to play in the “world’s largest sandbox” in Ottawa on June 13 to raise awareness about a project aiming to build [...]

Rae Withdraws, Grit Leadership Race Heats up

June 14, 2012, 12:25 am

PARLIAMENT HILL—With Bob Rae’s announcement Wednesday that he would not seek the leadership of the Liberal Party, Parliament Hill was abuzz with chatter about who should [...]

Canada Might Be Going Dutch But The Real Problem Is Productivity: OECD

June 13, 2012, 10:39 pm

PARLIAMENT HILL—Call it Dutch disease if you like, but the real problem facing Canada’s economy isn’t a high dollar gutting the manufacturing sector, it’s an ongoing [...]

Barbecue Lovers to Mark Father’s Day Weekend With Amateur Competition

June 6, 2012, 6:41 pm

OTTAWA—A barbecue competition to be held Father’s Day weekend in Orleans promises to be both delicious and informative.

Actress Glenn Close To Speak At Ottawa Stigma Conference

May 29, 2012, 9:44 pm

Award-winning actress Glenn Close will be a keynote speaker at an international conference on reducing stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness being held in [...]

Trudeau, Brazeau Take It on the Chin for Cancer

April 2, 2012, 9:22 pm

OTTAWA—Liberal MP Justin Trudeau beat Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau in a fund-raising boxing match on the weekend. Conditions of a bet between the contenders meant that the loser, Brazeau, had to get his hair cut in the foyer of the [...]

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