Councillor cooking up plan for community sugar bush

Maple syrup is turned into taffy as it cools on snow – one of the many activities Kanata South Coun. Allan Hubley anticipates residents in Monahan Landing and nearby Bridlewood could take part in after he raises the funds for a community-run sugar bush in the area.

Councillor cooking up plan for community sugar bush

A stand of sugar maple trees in Monahan Landing south of Bridlewood could be the area’s gateway to fresh, free syrup.

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Lions donate to eye institute, hospice

The Kanata-Hazeldean Lions largest donation in its history goes to Ottawa Hospital Eye Institute on Nov. 25. The $25,000 will help purchase a piece of equipment expected to make better diagnoses of eye problems that often require surgery at the institute. From left are Dr. Kashif Baig of the institute, Lion Todd Sloan and Kanata-Hazeldean Lions Club president Peter Henry and his guide dog Kane.

Lions boost eye health, future hospice

Kanata Lions Club members made one of their largest-ever donations on Nov. 25, and then a few minutes later turned around and donated even...

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Christmas box program sees jump in donations

From right, volunteers Paulina Hoffman from Barrhaven and Sophia Reimer from Almonte place shoeboxes filled with Christmas presents from A.Y. Jackson Secondary School in shopping carts to be sorted at the Kanata Baptist Church on Hazeldean Road on Nov. 21.

Christmas box program sees jump in donations

A hard working sort of Christmas cheer was permeating a room in the Kanata Baptist Church as volunteers collected and stacked hundreds of...

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Glen Cairn rallying behind 10-year-old with cancer

Paytan McEwan, top, along with her mom, Keri, left, and sister, Hailey, have had their world flipped upside down after Paytan was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-September. The Glen Cairn community has since rallied behind the family, fundraising on their behalf.

Glen Cairn rallies behind 10-year-old fighting cancer

Friends and neighbours are fundraising to support the family of a 10-year-old Glen Cairn girl battling cancer.

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More than just telescopes

Founder of the Madawaska Highlands Observatory project Frank Roy shows the base of a telescope mirror, designed to shed heat and provide a stable foundation for an extremely thin mirror to gather up the light of the stars. Roy held a meeting in Kanata on Nov. 19 to explain his vision and attract investors.

Observatory looks to the future with green tech

The plan to build an observatory equipped with Canada’s most powerful telescope in the Madawaska Highlands west of Ottawa should turn heads,...

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Kanata church looks to build children's wing

A design rendering shows the new building, right, that The Bridge - Kanata Wesleyan Church is planning to build as an addition to the existing church building, left, to provide services for kids.

Kanata church looks to build children's wing

The Bridge - Kanata Wesleyan Church is hoping to get a boost to the size of its congregation once plans for a children’s building connected...

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