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Developers plans billion-dollar Ottawa waterfront development Ottawa’s Domtar region will undergo a transformation as private developers start a 15-year-long, $1-billion development that will include a hotel, parks, and condos. The main Domtar building will also be converted into a commercial and retail shopping centre, according to media reports. The Windmill Development Group and the Dream …

Ottawa man makes first court appearance on terrorism charges A 25-year-old Ottawa man appeared in court facing terrorism charges Feb. 4 after police put out arrest warrants for three local men accused of terrorism-related offences. Awso Peshdary is charged with conspiracy to participate in the activities of a terrorist organization and facilitating the activities of …

What to do if you’re stuck in Ottawa during the study break If you’re not going away for Reading Week, you have an entire week in Ottawa without classes. Once you’ve slept in, eaten ice cream for breakfast, and spent at least a day watching Netflix, you’ll need to get out of the house and …

The 25-year-old University of Ottawa law graduate recently brought forward an application to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to change the rules of succession so that a potential heir’s religion would not be a factor.

Ottawa best place to live in Canada OTTAWA—MONEYSENSE MAGAZINE HAS named Ottawa the best place to live in Canada for the third consecutive year. The magazine used hard, measurable data, such as economic statistics, climate, and crime rates, to rank cities. In addition to cultural offerings and family-friendly lifestyle, Canada’s capital boasts high income levels, …

Study confirms cougars have returned to Eastern Ontario PETERBOROUGH, Ont.—A FOUR-YEAR STUDY by the Ministry of Natural Resources confirms what many rural residents were already sure of: Wild cougars have returned to Ontario. Although considered extinct, the major research effort documented tracks, fur, photos, DNA, droppings, and sightings of the animals. The evidence, however, does …

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