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Replacing Ottawa’s storm-damaged urban forest will take time and money

By Kevin Martine Along with the damage to homes and businesses by the September tornadoes, Ottawa’s urban forest took a beating. According to a preliminary assessment, 1,200 trees were destroyed on municipal property alone. The actual toll though is likely much higher, as many toppled trees are on private property. Jean Sarich, an arborist with Tower Tree Services, says he…

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Ottawa man charged in B&E spree

By Nadya Pankiw  A 30-year-old Ottawa man has been charged in connection with a string of daytime break-ins in south Ottawa that began in mid-September and continued until Nov. 2, Ottawa police said in a media release. The break and enters occurred on Boundary Road, Pierce Road, Twin Elm Road and Bank Street. Joshua Wales-Saunders appeared in court on Nov….