No more prayer at council

The fallout from a recent Supreme Court ruling is that when it comes to municipal councils, prayers are better left to the church, such as this one, just down the road on Elgin Street from Ottawa’s city hall, where there will no longer be a prayer said before city council meetings.

Court ruling leaves councillors considering new opening to meetings

City council stopped its traditional pre-meeting prayer following a Supreme Court ruling last month, leaving a bit of an uncomfortable...

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Celebrating volunteers

From left, Mei Ling Li, Nasser Nayed, Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson and Hugh Nelson celebrate the Kanata North Community Recognition Awards with a cake cutting on April 19. Li accepted the Organization of the Year award on behalf of the Kanata North Community Garden, Nayed won the Youth Citizen of the Year award, and Nelson won the Citizen of the Year award.

Community members celebrated in third annual Kanata North awards

Dozens of north Kanata community members gathered at the Mlacak Centre to celebrate some of their most remarkable volunteers on April 19....

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Burlesque fundraiser

Burlesque performer Randi Rouge performs during the Kanata Haven Youth Centre’s A Little Naughty for a Nice Cause fundraiser, done with the help of the Ottawa Burlesque Festival on April 25 at Rare Restaurant and Wine Lounge.

Burlesque a success for youth centre

The Kanata Haven Youth Centre decided to think outside the box for their latest fundraiser. It turns out they did more than that – they...

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Riverkeepers

Sommer Casgrain-Robertson, left, receives Friends of the Jock River’s archives from Tom Wright, on behalf of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. With the dissolution of the Friends of the Jock River’s board of members, the archives were left with the conservation authority for safekeeping.

Friends of the Jock River says good night, and good luck

The organization’s remaining board members have officially declared it extinct after years of trying to breathe life into it.

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World record boot camp attempt to support first responders with PTSD

U.S. National Guard Sgt. Ken Weichert will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest boot camp with people using resistance fitness bands during Activate Ottawa Health and Fitness Expo at the EY Centre on May 2.

World record boot camp attempt to support first responders with PTSD

For United States National Guard Sgt. Ken Weichert, attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest boot camp with people...

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Take a hike Sunday in support of Hospice Care Ottawa

Hospice Care Ottawa is honouring Roly Hein at is Ruddy-Shenkman Hike for Hospice this Sunday, May 2. Hein passed away in 2013 but was instrumental in helping make the Kanata hospice a reality.

Take a hike Sunday in support of Hospice Care Ottawa

Strap on your sneakers, gather family and friends and hike this Sunday, May 3 to raise funds and provide compassionate end-of-life care for...

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Mixed mushroom orzo a colourful side dish

Mixed mushroom orzo a colourful side dish

Mixed mushroom orzo a colourful side dish

Looking for something a little different to serve with your main entrée? Try orzo, a rice-shaped pasta. Here it is combined with a variety...

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Jane’s Walk making inroads across the city

Jane’s Walk is set to return to Ottawa on May 2 and 3. The group expects to lead hundreds of residents on dozens of walking tours throughout the city.

Jane’s Walk making inroads across the city

From Burritts Rapids to Parliament Hill, Jane’s Walk hopes to push Ottawa residents to explore parts of the city they have never stepped...

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