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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 […]

Mimi Lam, Superette co-founder and CEO. Photo by Hollie Grace James

Superette: High variety in Wellington West

By Hollie Grace James –  The last year has witnessed a monumental shift in the politics and culture surrounding cannabis consumption, and Kitchissippi found itself at ground zero of these changes. After decades of prohibition, the federal government legalized the use of cannabis in October 2018. Although initially […]

Kathy Armstrong Ottawa

HOK #94: Kathy Armstrong

Meet Kathy Armstrong. “I was born in Toronto and I grew up there. I moved to the Ottawa area around age 30. I wanted to leave Toronto, and I lived in Wakefield first and then I moved into town and to the west end. I’ve always loved the […]

Cube Gallery Ottawa

Cube Gallery closing

By Ted Simpson – After nearly 15 years as an institution of art and community in Kitchissippi, Cube Gallery will be closing their doors permanently this month. But don’t think this will be the last you see of the team behind the Cube. They’re not going away. Don […]

Kimana Mar

Kimana Mar: Golden girl of McKellar Park 

By Bradley Turcotte –  Nineteen-year-old McKellar Park resident Kimana Mar triumphantly returned from the 2019 Special Olympics (SO) World Games in Abu Dhabi with seven gold medals from her stellar performances in rhythmic gymnastics.  Five of Kimana’s top-of-the-podium results were in individual events and two came from group […]

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