Tag: westboro

Giddy up and get better

The workshop – hosted by Dovercourt and the Westboro Brainery – began with a short session of chair yoga. Participants were guided through peaceful mindfulness exercises; asked to reconnect with their breath and bring a closer focus to the sights, sounds, and feelings of the moment. After a few minutes […]

Going beyond the classroom

By Anita Grace – Shauna Pollock is passionate about preparing her students for the 21st century. In recognition of her dedication and avant-garde approach, the Churchill Alternative School teacher recently received the Prime Minister’s Teaching Award for Excellence. Churchill principal Megan Egerton describes Pollock as a teacher who […]

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 […]

Jazz Vespers with Wesley Warren conductor, choir of St.Barnaba, and Billy Boulet on sax. Photo by Al Goyette.

Praise the music

By Judith van Berkom – All Saint’s Anglican Church, at 347 Richmond Road near Churchill Avenue, hosts Jazz Vespers – or evening song – every first Sunday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, an intimate setting with excellent acoustics. The Chapel, […]

What to do about Byron

A map showing a strip of the Byron Linear Park was filled with suggestions at a public meeting that took place at the Churchill Seniors’ Recreation Centre on October 7 – including play structures, a natural sitting area and a “Welcome to Westboro” sign. Councillor Katherine Hobbs invited […]

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