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Centretown News Online
Friday, April 18, 2014

Photo Illustration by Pedro Rocha Cabral de Vasconcellos, Centretown News
Ottawa tippers generous but some owners not so
By Dan Taekema
A new national survey has found residents of Ottawa to be the top tippers in Canada, but one Ontario MPP says too much of the money is going to the owners, not those giving the great service.


Kierra Jones, Centretown News
Sparks Street revitilization to include walk of fame
By Maya Hamovitch
Sparks Street is set to be spruced up come mid-April.


Hanna Lange-Chenier, Centretown News
Long winter tough on food trucks
By Kerra Seay
Ottawa food truck owners are looking to make some cold, hard cash this year, but the seemingly endless winter has been keeping them from getting back to business.

Startup Weekend coming to Ottawa
By Hillary Lutes

Young entrepreneurs from across Canada will frantically try to create a business in one weekend this June.

Viewpoint: Hairdressers should charge service fees not expect tips
By Julia Green

Ask any woman with a full head of highlights and she’ll probably tell you that her hairdo didn’t come cheap. In a neighbourhood such as Centretown, you’re looking at $100 to $200 for a woman’s haircut and colour at your average salon.


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APRIL 11, 2014

Centretown Past and Present


Rediscover Centretown's streets and landmarks and learn about the history behind their names. Researched and written by Centretown News reporters, this feature also showcases both contemporary and historical images.

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