Tag: events

Remembering our veterans

By Kristy Strauss – Despite chilly temperatures, mixed with rain and snow, the Westboro community gathered at the local cenotaph to pay tribute to our veterans on Remembrance Day. The Westboro Legion hosted the annual ceremonies on November 11, starting with a parade – featuring veterans and the […]

Homeless for a night

Dovercourt Recreation Association is hosting their first annual SleepOut for Youth, a new event that will raise funds for the Youth Services Bureau and homeless youth living in Ottawa. SleepOut will take place outdoors at Westboro Kiwanis Park (behind Dovercourt Recreation Centre) on November 22.  It’s a fundraising […]

A force to be reckoned with

By Andrea Tomkins – When Kitchissippi resident, veteran broadcast journalist and communications strategist Anna-Karina Tabuñar saw the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan she knew she had to do something, but she felt that writing a cheque just wasn’t going to be enough. “I saw all those images, and I […]

Going the distance

Close to 400 athletes participated in the inaugural Wellington Mile race on Thanksgiving Monday, October 14. “The mile is historic,” said Samantha Calder-Sprackman, who was the first woman across the line in the first heat. She noted that it is a great distance for a community run as […]

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