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Snow much fun!

By Anita Grace – Parkdale Park was filled with creative snow figures on Saturday, February 8. Described by event organizer John Ferguson as a “random act of fun,” the first annual GT Snowman Building Contest was a showcase of wintery talents. Naomi Ireland’s team of five builders created a […]

Orange Art Gallery is moving

Just shy of a four-year stint in Hintonburg, the Orange Art Gallery is packing up and moving to a new location. “We didn’t want to leave this space,” says Ingrid Hollander, the owner of the gallery. “The landlord approached us and said another business was interested in our […]

Artists: it’s time to leave your mark

Local artists will have a chance to leave their mark on Hintonburg’s Somerset West Community Health Centre (SWCHC) this summer. Somerset West Community Health Centre (SWCHC) is one of a network of community health centres that provide community-based health and social services across Ontario. SWCHC is expanding its […]

This street map of Ottawa published by the Tourism and Convention Bureau in 1963 shows where Banting Avenue used to be.

The street that time erased

This column is dedicated to the memory of a good friend, Grace (Waterman) Soubliere. For the first half of the 20th century, there was a small community of houses along the Ottawa River at the very end of Mansfield Avenue.  The only approach to this community was to […]

Cupcakes for canines

National Cupcake Day is the first-ever collaborative fundraising effort supporting animal welfare societies across Canada, and it’s coming up on February 24. National Cupcake Day entails planning a cupcake party at home, school or work, baking cupcakes, sharing them with family, friends and co-workers, and collecting donations to […]

Preparing for delays on Island Park

Starting on April 15, 2014, and lasting about three months, Island Park residents can expect changes on their street as Hydro Ottawa installs new underground cable and chambers. The hydro company hosted an information session on January 30 at the Churchill Seniors’ Recreation Centre to present their plans […]

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