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Cow statue sparks sign review

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - A cow display on the roof of one Orl?s business has pushed the City of Ottawa to review its policies on rooftop signs. On March 24, Ottawa city council approved a motion by Orl?s Coun. Bob Monette asking city staff to conduct a full...
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Residents suggest 24 hour urgent care when health hub opens

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - Orl?s residents attended a public consultation last week on what services they wanted to see when the Orl?s Family Health Hub (OFHH) officially opens it doors sometime in the next two to three years. On March 25, Orl?s residents were...
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Committee says Centrum Boulevard extension not needed

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - The City of Ottawa's planning and environment committee approved a motion last Tuesday by one east end councillor to have a proposed extension linking Centrum Boulevard and St. Joseph Boulevard taken out of the city's official plan. Centrum...
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Long-time Orl?s journalist seeks municipal seat

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - Fred Sherwin, a veteran journalist who has been covering the Orl?s area for over 20 years, announced last week his candidacy for Orl?s ward. The resident of the Fallingbrook area is the second challenger to announce intentions of running...
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Credit where it's due in park victory

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Marguerite Beaulieu To the Editor, Thank you for the great article ("'Green light,' given for Vanier community garden," by Desmond Devoy, Ottawa East EMC, Friday, March 26.) It came to mind, while I was reading it, that I neglected to mention my hard-working colleagues...
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Monette proposes additional bus routes

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - Several bus routes in Orl?s could change as early as this fall, with one east end councillor pushing to have service for residents who are currently not receiving any. Orl?s Coun. Bob Monette is proposing route changes for residents...
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MPP says budget offers few surprises

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - Ottawa-Orl?s MPP Phil McNeely said that Thursday afternoon's unveiling of the 2010 provincial budget had no surprises, and the province is addressing the fiscal challenges responsibly, while protecting the social services that are important...
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Bilberry Creek Baptist Church celebrates expansion in Orleans

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Bob Zelmer EMC News - On Sunday March 21, Bilberry Creek Baptist Church, located at Tenth Line and Charlemagne Blvd., celebrated a historic milestone as the congregation marched into its new sanctuary to the tune of "Shine Jesus Shine". What made this moment...
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Residents voice frustration at Beacon Hill North bridge meeting

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - Residents living in Beacon Hill North expressed anger and frustration in regards to the interprovincial bridge study last week. On March 22 consultants met with residents in Beacon Hill North to discuss the process of phase two of the interprovincial...
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Municipal candidate targets tagging in Beacon Hill-Cyrville

Posted Apr 2, 2010 By Anil Jhalli EMC News - While he hasn't officially come up with a platform, Tim Tierney, municipal candidate for Beacon Hill-Cyrville, said a key issue he is going tackle is tagging. Tierney is currently the president of the Beacon Hill North Community Association...
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