OTTAWA - First came a ghastly stench of things rotting and then the sight of debris piled throughout the town.
As a St. Henry school bus slowly snakes around police cars and dump trucks in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday morning, the group of adults and teenagers inside are in awe. They are dressed in old T-shirts and shorts; their hair pulled back. Armed with hammers, screwdrivers and crowbars, they are ready to work as they pledged a day of disaster aid. [More]