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Ashcroft set to launch condo project aimed at students

A fresh approach to student housing that combines real estate investors, highrises, public transit and one of Ottawa’s hot spots for condominium development is set to launch Sept. 985 more words


John Westhaver marks 30 years as volunteer deejay on CKCU

How long, I say to my lunch mate, do you think John Westhaver was in Ottawa before he knocked on the door at CKCU?

“Hmm,” he hums, and munches his lunch, “a couple of weeks?” 943 more words

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Grant Savage/Masud Taj

rainy day
on the floor a puzzle piece
of blue sky

Today a puzzle piece takes over.  It’s the perfect poem for today as the sun has relented a little and we are not sweltering, but upon my opening Taj’s masterful rendering of Grant’s poem, the sky has become blue again. 433 more words

Racial profiling not addressed in public consultation over street checks

A public consultation about the police method of street checks Friday afternoon left some attendees disappointed over its structured format that left no time to discuss issues such as racial profiling. 429 more words

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Young Ottawa entrepreneur turns shaving gel idea into cutting-edge company

Think of an idea. Come up with a prototype. Win business awards. Reinvest in the product. Lather, rinse, repeat.

That was the path to success for Nick May, a 27-year-old Ottawa entrepreneur who turned his high school idea of a shaving gel in bar form into a product that’s taken the personal hygiene world by storm. 552 more words

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Books: Michael Runtz and those remarkable beavers

Michael Runtz wears many hats. He’s a much-decorated Carleton University professor, a biologist, writer and photographer but first and foremost he is a passionate naturalist who has studied and written about moose, wolves and now beavers. 1,246 more words

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Viewing parties abound for first federal debate

It might be the longest campaign in modern election history, but that doesn’t seem to be dampening enthusiasm for the race’s first debate in this most political of towns. 325 more words

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