Tag: HOK

HOK #89: Tim Thibeault 

Meet Tim Thibeault. “I first moved to Holland Avenue in 1960 as a ten-year-old, and have lived and/or worked in  Kitchissippi ward teaching art and pottery, and dabbling in community involvement, ever since. “My work with Newswest began as a photographer when we needed pictures  of a crack house […]

HOK #88: Adam Coombs

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 […]

HOK #87: Ermindo Demeis

Meet Ermindo Demeis. “I was born in Italy, almost 90 years ago. I moved to Canada in 1955. We came here to try and find a better way to live. My wife came first to Canada. I have seven children, 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. I have been […]

HOK #86: Naomi Bose

Meet Naomi Bose. “I was born in Germany but grew up in Britannia, in the west end of Ottawa. I’ve lived in this area for about a year now. Honestly, I like everything about this area, it’s so easy to walk around, so many nice shops and cafes, […]

HOK # 85: Greg Cullen

Meet Greg Cullen. “I was born and raised in Centretown and when they tore down Lebreton Flats in 1962 we moved to Highland Park. I’ve lived in the Kitchissippi area most of my life. I like that all the conveniences are here; all the shopping. It’s family oriented area […]

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 […]

HOK #83: Kealey Syme  

Meet Kealey Syme. “I was born in Carleton Place, Ontario. We moved to Ottawa because we have family around here. We came to the Kitchissippi area about six years ago. I like this area because of the people. It’s pretty fantastic to have a beach right here, and […]

HOK #82: Al Hicks

Meet Al Hicks. “I was born in Margate, England and came to Canada when I was three. We stayed in Montreal for a little bit and then moved to Ottawa. I grew up in the war time housing right across from Westgate Shopping Mall. I went to Fisher […]

HOK #81: Carol Hicks

Meet Carol Hicks.  “I was born in Ottawa and grew up in Sandy Hill. It was far to move this way back then as we moved here to Hintonburg in 1977. At the time, the houses weren’t expensive. I love this area because it’s so homey, it’s like a […]

HOK #80: Angie Reshitnyk

Meet Angie Reshitnyk. “I was born in Montreal, first generation, and I moved to Ottawa in 1980. I came here and got married, and three girls later, I’m now happily a grandmother and helping out at my church. I’m a retired teacher. I taught elementary school, everything from kindergarten […]

HOK #79: Alysha Baldwin

Meet Alysha Baldwin. “I was born in Scarborough Grace Hospital and I grew up mostly in the middle of nowhere Ontario. I moved around a lot as a kid and lived on dead end dirt roads. Peterborough was a trip to the big city. I went to high school […]

HOK #78: Rachel Gabourey

Meet Rachel Gabourey. “I was born in Huntsville and grew up in Huntsville. I came to Ottawa to go to school. I originally went to Algonquin College. After a year, I wanted more of an art degree so I went to SPAO [School of the Photographic Arts of Ottawa]. […]

HOK #77: David Milnes

Meet David Milnes.   “I was born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and have lived in Grand Prairie, Edmonton, Straffordville, Manitouwadge, White Lake, Orno, Charleoia, Belgium, Ottawa, Ono, Japan, and Alexandria. Living in many different places has instilled in me the appreciation of new experiences and a wanderlust that I satisfy today […]

HOK #76: Jacob Halden

Meet Jacob Halden. “I was born and raised in Ottawa and I’ve never really left. I’m taking a gap year. Last year I graduated from Nepean High School. Next year, I plan on taking the Outdoor Education program at Algonquin College. Spending time outside has been a family thing, […]

HOK #75: Victoria Palmer

Meet Victoria Palmer. “I was born Toronto, but I grew up in a relatively small town called Georgetown. I originally came to Ottawa to go to school. I completed the Museum Studies program at Algonquin College and never left. I chose this region to live because it’s quiet and […]

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