Chef Heinrich Stubbe came to Canada almost 30 years ago. A trained pastry chef who initially taught at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute upon arrival in Ottawa, he soon chose to focus on chocolate and legions of customers are grateful he did. Stubbe’s truffles, chocolates, tortes and pastries are all made in-house with the finest ingredients.
It was a normal weekday, and Janet Wright received a call from St. George Catholic School, telling her that Jacob got in trouble and needed to be picked up from the principal’s office.
By Bradley Turcotte – The confidence that comes with a high school diploma eludes many students in the Carlington neighbourhood, as it is estimated 42 percent of Carlington high school students drop out before graduation. Based at Hampton Park’s Fisher Park Public School, the Students Will All Graduate […]
By Bella Crysler – On December 6, students from Nepean High School will spend the night sleeping outside for this year’s “SleepOUT” for youth event. Organized by the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB), participants will set up tents on the field at TD Place and brave the cold […]
Compiled by Judith van Berkom – All Saints Anglican & St. Matthias Anglican (347 Richmond Road) allsaintswestboro.com For a full list of Advent, Christmas, Epiphany activities and services, see allsaintswestboro.com. First United Church (347 Richmond Road) firstunitedchurchottawa.org Dec 1: Congregational Advent party and dance at 6 p.m. Dec. […]
In the November issue we asked our readers to submit stories of organizations who are doing good in our community. Well, you delivered! Here are just a few of the good people and charitable initiatives happening in Kitchissippi right now. Got any other GOOD stories to share? Send […]
By Shaun Markey – Homes for the Holidays 2018 for Hospice Care Ottawa included an excellent and diverse range of houses. In terms of a modern architectural statement, 269 Royal Ave. just off Churchill Avenue North in the Westboro Beach area spoke volumes to all who visited. It […]
Submitted by Jena Davarajah – When heading towards your favourite shops in the city, you might have the chance to stroll Wellington West Street during the lunch hour. If so, there’s a good chance you’ll see a Meals on Wheels Ottawa volunteer with a bright red bag delivering […]
By Ted Simpson – From the basement of the Bluesfest School of Music and Art, to the radio airwaves of LiVE 88.5 to the stage at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, the young musicians of Five+None are knocking down career milestones at a steady pace and they haven’t even finished […]
Ever since the first design proposal for an addition to the Château Laurier was unveiled over two years ago, frustrated Ottawans have been asking, “can’t it be something other than a rectangular box?” Now, students at Carleton University’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism have answered that question with […]
By Jacob Hoytema – A local elementary school teacher can now put the rank of “Commodore” before his name, after recently being appointed the new commander of Canada’s Naval Reserves. Mike Hopper is perhaps best known in this community as a teacher. He’s also made an impact in Kitchissippi […]
Meet Adam Coombs. “The best advice I’ve ever been given is there is always more to do, so know when to set your limit. “I was born in the old Grace Hospital in Ottawa and I grew up in Kanata. I moved to the Kitchissippi area in September […]
By Dave Allston – In the final quarter of the 19th century, Hintonburg began to take shape as a small village. It owed its existence both to the Richmond Road, which brought farmers and travellers to and from Ottawa, and to the railroad, which created employment and opportunity. […]
By Hollie Grace James – The newest business buzz in the neighborhood is all about the vino. Whether you’re looking for a fine dining experience or a casual-but-eclectic night out, Heather Davey and Welly Wine Tours is now officially taking patrons on culinary explorations around Kitchissippi. As […]
By Bella Crysler – October 17 marked the legalization of cannabis in Canada, a campaign pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that was initially proposed on April 13, 2017. Today, people over the age of 19 in Ontario are allowed to possess up to 30 grams of legal cannabis […]