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The Battle of the Books is on!

Submitted by Bella Crysler –  There are lots of exciting events going on at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library this summer and one of those events is Battle of the Books. Eight books written about various social justice issues are going head to head! Readers are allowed […]

HOK #84: Erika Gaal

Meet Erika Gaal. “I was born and raised here in Ottawa, I’ve lived all around the city in my life and have been living here in Westboro for the last almost 15 years. It’s the best neighbourhood I’ve ever lived in, in Ottawa. I really like the amount of […]

Councillor’s Corner

Submitted by Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward Councillor –  It’s officially summertime now and Kitchissippi ward is hopping with fun events and new projects. With so many things that make our ward wonderful, it’s hard to choose just a few things to write about. Read on to find out […]

Kitchissippi’s Hollywood connection

By Dave Allston – The 1930s was an era of depression and lean times, but it was also the golden age of cinema. Perhaps to escape the occasional dreariness of life, residents would flock to the theatre, as movie-houses began appearing in every neighbourhood, including Westboro. However, Westboro […]