“I don’t think people will see Ottawa the same way,” said Laflamme. “We went from Ottawa the old to Ottawa the bold. We have changed the image of the city.”
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Days after being let go in ‘restructuring’, former CTV Ottawa host Melissa Lamb isn’t sure what’s next
“It’s crazy, I’ve been there for seven years,” Melissa Lamb said in a phone interview on Monday. “My role on the show had gone from weather anchor, to live on location, to reporter.”
“In the past weeks we have shared our grief with Canadians, and along the way we have felt the weight of the entire country,” said Patrick Downie, Gord’s brother.
“I think I deserve a break. I haven’t had a break in a long time,” said Meehan. “I want to be present at home for my kids because I’m just not present here.”
“You can’t sit back and let things happen. You have to do something about it and that’s what we do.”
Advocacy group We the Parents held a meeting at the...
“Being a (police) chief in Ottawa you actually see the impact (drugs have) on families more than anything,” said Vern White, former Ottawa police chief, who’s now a Senator.
“We had a wonderful seven years,” said Governor General David Johnston at his last public event at Rideau Hall on Saturday, capping off his term as one of the longest serving Canadian Viceroys.
“I feel pretty happy with myself for doing this, and I never thought it would happen, so I’m happy I got to do this,” said Zach.
“The first step is education,” said Karen McCrimmon, MP for Kanata-Carleton. “We need to get the youth to have this conversation.”
The Ministry of Canadian Heritage dropped plans in 2016 to issue special medals but did not provide a reason, the National Post reported.
“It was a truly beautiful moment where we all bonded, and it also taught us that even when there are challenges, people can come together and just use what they have to create something beautiful.”
‘Nobody else has been crazy enough’: Sound and light show in LRT tunnel first of its kind in the world
“Nobody else has been crazy enough to have this kind of ambitious project,” said Guy Laflamme, executive director of Ottawa 2017. “We basically transformed the future Lyon station into a spectacular, futuristic, sound and light production.”
A night of fun turned into a night of disarray for 200 Bluesfest goers who had to be treated by paramedics on Thursday night for a variety of reasons including drug use, intoxication and assorted injuries.
July 1 was the 150th anniversary of Confederation, but it also marked 50 years of the Brookfield Restaurant and Confectionary in Riverside South.
Although Canada Day celebrations are over, events will still be...
“It broke my heart to see lives- especially so young, go down the same path I went. Fentanyl and the rise of these dangerous drugs is so prevalent and I didn’t want to sit around and keep watching people be hurt,”
“We have to recognize that we live in a world that has changed dramatically over the last decade where there are people that want to do evil deeds,” Mayor Jim Watson said.
Friday evening was both a touching tribute and a fundraiser for the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre’s proposed expansion, which would make more beds available for other teens struggling with drug use.
From a Bayshore area crackhouse to overdosing in a Kanata garage, to getting clean in a detox centre, a 17-year-old recounts his close calls and why he started using drugs.