Single mom tied to Transpo

Ndjiwa Yakibonge is a single mom who’s married — to the rural bus schedule. She works in a downtown office and rides OC Transpo Route 232 from Vars, in Russell Township. “Rural buses are not the easiest thing,” said Yakibonge. The fixed schedule, with three runs during each rush hour, means she has to pencil […]


Summer hot time for break-ins

Drug-addicted thieves are breaking into homes and cars making off with valuable items — and we’re helping them gain easy access, say Ottawa police. “People need to close their garages, even if they’re going to be in the backyard hanging out or gardening,” said Sgt. Mike Noonan. “Just close the door when you’re not in […]