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Author: Leila El Shennawy


Graduating students, parents disappointed school boards not holding outdoor grads

Some Ottawa high school students and their parents are disappointed at what they describe as a lack of effort on the part of Ottawa’s two largest school boards to hold in-person graduation celebrations despite permission from the Ontario government to do so. With graduation a few weeks away, these students and parents say while the decisions are unsurprising after a...
Arts & Culture

War Museum exhibit tells personal stories to reveal much about the history of the Second World War

Months after being postponed by the arrival of COVID-19, the Canadian War Museum is marking the 75th anniversary of the Second World War with an exhibit that showcases the experiences of dozens of Canadians during 1939-45 conflict. Forever Changed: Stories from the Second World War was curated by Tim Cook, author and military historian, and is open to the public....
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In The News: Wednesday, Oct. 7

The weather forecast today is a high of 15ºC and a low of 7ºC, with showers in the morning and afternoon with the possibility of a thunderstorm, says Environment Canada. Ottawa COVID cases drop after week of high numbers Ottawa had the lowest daily number of new cases in over a week on Tuesday, according to Ottawa Public Health. The...