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HOK #81: Carol Hicks

Meet Carol Hicks.  “I was born in Ottawa and grew up in Sandy Hill. It was far to move this way back then as we moved here to Hintonburg in 1977. At the time, the houses weren’t expensive. I love this area because it’s so homey, it’s like a […]

University of Ottawa Heart Institute expands

By Bradley Turcotte –  Canada’s largest cardiovascular health centre can be found right here in Kitchissippi and now the University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s patients and specialized teams are flowing to a new, innovative facility. The expansion provides 145,000 square feet of space, an additional surgical critical care […]

Meet one of Westfest’s top volunteers

By Jared Davidson –  This year, Westfest is celebrating its 15-year anniversary. For a decade and a half, the festival has been a gathering place for Kitchissippi residents, serving up year after year of free outdoor concerts from local artists and touring acts. It has become such a […]

HOK #80: Angie Reshitnyk

Meet Angie Reshitnyk. “I was born in Montreal, first generation, and I moved to Ottawa in 1980. I came here and got married, and three girls later, I’m now happily a grandmother and helping out at my church. I’m a retired teacher. I taught elementary school, everything from kindergarten […]