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Ottawa LRT commission set to begin public inquiry into breakdowns

The Ottawa Light Rail Transit Commission is set to hold its first public meeting on Wednesday, to hear from community members who have been impacted by O-Train breakdowns. The commission, which was created by the province late last year, has a mandate to investigate the procurement background of the current light rail system in Ottawa, to determine what led to its infamous technical issues. ...

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What's open, closed and what's on in Ottawa for Victoria Day weekend 2022

Photo: “Alone” by Derek Mellon, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group. Corrections or suggestions for this list? Please email feedback@ottawastart.com. Monday, May 23, 2022 is a stat holiday in Ontario and Quebec. Groceries & Beer & Shopping: Most grocery stores & retail outlets in Ontario are closed on Monday. ...

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New Canada Post stamp will help fundraise for Ukraine

Recognizing the generosity of Canadians in times of need, Canada Post has issued a semi-postal fundraising stamp to provide customers and collectors with a way to support the people of Ukraine and the escalating humanitarian crisis. “It’s with deep concern and compassion that Canadians have watched the devastating events unfolding in Ukraine, which have displaced millions of families,” says Canada Post President and CEO Doug Ettinger. ...

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Onstage at GCTC: Heartlines by Sarah Waisvisz, presented by TACTICS Mainstage Series

“If there is love, it is because this alone has kept me alive.” - Claude Cahun A pair of queer Jewish lovers flee the fascism of WWII and find resistance buried deep in their respective artforms in Sarah Waisvisz’s Heartlines. Last seen on stages during the sold-out premiere at Undercurrents in 2020, this re-worked and re-imagined production of Heartlines – A Calalou/RAFT Theatre Projects Production, presented by TACTICS for their 2022 Mainstage Series in association with Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) – opens on the GCTC stage March 22nd, 2022. ...