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Medical marijuana business aims to help would-be patients get their pot

A new business that’s coming to Ottawa this spring is offering to help people get access to medical marijuana.

But National Access Cannabis’s arrival in the capital — part of an expansion across the country — isn’t being welcomed by at least one future neighbour in Hintonburg, who says he’s worried that what’s being billed as an “education centre” could turn into a dispensary. 585 more words

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New medical marijuana centre opening up in Hintonburg

Hintonburg will soon be home to a medical marijuana centre where patients can get guidance on how to properly take their medicine, apply for a license and learn about the substance being touted as a treatment for everything from cancer and multiple sclerosis to fibromyalgia and insomnia. 433 more words


Green bins still only used in 15% of apartment, condos, city says

Nearly five years after it was introduced, the green bin organics recycling program is available in only 15 per cent of apartment buildings and townhouse complexes in Ottawa. 793 more words

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Residents, businesses raise stink about Wellington West sewer fixes (with video)

There’s a bad smell coming up from sewer repairs in Hintonburg, and Ottawa has stopped work until it can figure out what went wrong and how to fix it. 434 more words

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Ottawa's budget discussed with residents in fun, new way

Rather than listen to a typical speech, Ottawa residents gathered Tuesday night to discuss the city’s proposed budget in a new, interactive format.

The event was called Budget Speak and saw around 100 people pile into Hintonburg’s Tom Brown Arena to voice their opinions on the 2015 draft budget. 330 more words

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Heavens to Betsy: Quirky Ottawa gift shop closing after 12 years

It’s been a good run for Dawn Carlisle and Diane Landriault, but after 12 years, they’ve decided to close their quirky gift shop in Hintonburg to chase new dreams. 461 more words


City Hall Blog: Jan Harder assumes the chair's chair

Here’s a copy of what newly-installed planning committee chair Jan Harder said at the start of Tuesday’s meeting:

SPEAKING NOTES — Councillor Jan Harder

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