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Rising theft in Ottawa raises safety concerns for businesses

“He wasn’t our usual clientele,” Ça Va De Soi sales associate Laly Delaoune said. “But I don’t judge people by appearance, so I’m going to give the same service to everybody.”  “He was actually polite, and he was apparently looking for a gift for his mother,” she said.  Delaoune offered suggestions to her customer for a suitable present. Within seconds,…

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As Ottawa develops climate risk strategy, report warns of growing flood risks in years to come

The Urban Flood Information Report presented to the City of Ottawa’s Environment and Climate Change Committee March 19 highlights the work the city has done over the years to mitigate flood risks but also warns that flood risks are going to continue to rise in the coming years. Over the past few years, Ottawa has seen record-breaking floods, major storms…