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Pollinator garden, Ottawa

Plant it, and they will come

By Judith van Berkom –  How often do we ask ourselves or wonder what we could do to reverse, arrest, or slow down, the effects of climate change and the extinction of bird and insect species here in the city? We feel powerless. What possible difference could one […]

View of Hampton Park, Ottawa

Hampton Park: The next 100 years

Submitted by Sharon Boddy –  Since 1927, when the National Capital Commission’s predecessor bought the land, Hampton Park has been Kitchissippi’s backyard. It’s the place where many of us have played, exercised, walked the dog, daydreamed, picnicked, or flown kites. Some of the same trees that were there […]

Robot Missions "beach bot"

Robot party at Westboro Beach

Photos by Jeremy Soule –  Erin Kennedy hosted a Robot Missions’ robot party at Westboro on May 18 and 19. Members of the community came out to try her latest beach-cleaning prototypes, ask questions, and learn all about robots. Robot Missions is an educational and community initiative designed to […]

The June issue of KT is OUT

The June edition of KT is out! Issues are in news boxes across the ward (find a handy map right here) and are rolling out to individual mailboxes in homes and condos. Inside this issue you will find Dovercourt’s summer activity guide, our own “summer fun” section with […]

The Happening Festival Ottawa

Our #HappeningHood

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi multidisciplinary arts festival The Happening is back for its fifth year of highlighting local artists beginning May 24 and culminating with its signature ArtsPark event June 1. Happening co-founder and Hintonburg Public House (HPH) owner, Summer Baird, conceived the event in 2014 as […]

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