Richardsons speak out for youth mental health

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/02/02/17128856.html Less than three months after his daughter took her own life, Ottawa Senators assistant coach and former defenceman Luke Richardson is using personal tragedy to raise awareness about teenage mental illness. His daughter Daron, 14, hanged herself on Nov. 13. More than 5,000 people attended her memorial at Scotiabank Place and Richardson […]


Record number of fliers in 2010 at airport

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/01/12/16861361.html#/news/ottawa/2011/01/12/pf-16861361.html Almost four-and-a-half million passengers flew out of the Ottawa International Airport in 2010, setting a new record. “We’ve finished the year at 5.7% higher than last year,” said Paul Benoit, Airport Authority president and CEO. “I think the important part of that isn’t that the airport has that much traffic. It’s that […]


City prepared for winter weather

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2010/12/10/16507416.html#/news/ottawa/2010/12/10/pf-16509556.html There’s barely any snow on the ground, but that’s supposed to change Sunday. Forecasters are predicting freezing rain or about five to 10 cm of snow. And the city’s public works department is ready. “If it comes as predicted, we’ll have all our staff out on Sunday, Monday. That will consist of […]