Category: The latest scoop

Elmdale BookFest 2019 is coming soon!

Submitted by Alison Zinni –  Elmdale Public School students and their families, teachers and staff are busy getting ready for one of Ottawa’s biggest used book sales of the year. Mark your calendars! BookFest 2019 is taking place on February 22 and 23. The popular annual used book […]

More than just a book club

By Andrea Tomkins – Angela de Wilton and Bev Nussbaum are active members of the Highland Avenue Book Club and they’ve been working on a project that doesn’t include reading late into the night or late fees at the library.  The book club is raising funds for Cornerstone Housing for […]

Newswest ends 40-year print run

By Alyson Queen –  Back in November 1978, a group of local residents joined together and released the first edition of a new, monthly community publication that would earn a lasting place in Kitchissippi. Forty years later, its volunteer board of directors sent Newswest to the printer for […]

HOK #90: John Dingwall

Meet John Dingwall. “I’ve always liked Ottawa because it’s a small big town. It’s a town of over a million people but it’s still humble in its own way. The Kitchissippi area does a lot to get people out doing things, it’s very unique and has it’s own appeal […]