Family sailing

John Buiel and his son, Jonathan, participate in the Kanata Sailing Club’s Open Regatta last September. The club’s commodore, Mike Thompson, hopes to see many more family sailing teams with the expansion of the club’s youth program this season.

Kanata Sailing Club continues to grow youth program

The Kanata Sailing Club has continued to see success with its youth sailing program, but this year the club will take a major step in...

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Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Shaun Shannon, a former prisoner at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, speaks at city hall on April 15 during a public forum on crowding and conditions at the Innes Road jail.

Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Imagine sleeping on a thin foam mattress on a concrete floor beside the only toilet, where urine gets splashed on you and staff and inmates...

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Planting trees engages students

The City of Ottawa has granted St. Isidore’s school $5,500 for tree planting. After Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the cheque to principal Karen Wilson, representatives of the school’s environmental team gathered to discuss the project. From left are staff environmental rep Corinna Kober, El-Chantiry, Wilson, parent environmental rep Liane Nightingale, school ground design consultant Andrew Harvey, and student environmental club members Georgia, Lauren, Emily, Rachel and Alora.

Planting trees engages St. Isidore students

St. Isidore school’s environmental team has developed a cohesive plan to implement green yard initiatives, to improve student engagement in...

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Survivor taking strides for cancer research

Leslie Ann Black was 19 weeks pregnant with her daughter Charlotte, now almost two years old, when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Today, the Findlay Creek resident is preparing to take part in her third Relay for Life fundraiser at the Nepean Sportsplex on June 5.

Survivor taking strides for cancer research

Leslie Ann Black had a lot to look forward to. At 19 weeks pregnant, she and her husband had about four and a half months to wait before...

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All Saints robot team

The ASTECHZ All Saints Catholic High School robotics team surrounds their robot after winning a silver medal in the Greater Toronto Region Central competition, which took place from March 6-8.

Kanata robotics team headed to world championships

A team of high school robot enthusiasts from Kanata have packed their bags and their creation, and headed for St. Louis to participate in...

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'Ride the Rideau' charity renamed, rerouted following tragedy

Tim Kluke, president and chief executive officer of The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, left, and Dr. Jack Kitts, president and chief executive officer of The Ottawa Hospital, announced several changes to the foundation's Ride the Rideau charity event during a press conference at the hospital's General campus on April 16.

'Ride the Rideau' charity renamed, rerouted following tragedy

When Dr. Jim Walker pedals 108 kilometres this fall to raise money for cancer research, he will not only be thinking of the cause, but also...

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All aboard

Mayor Jim Watson is feeling confident that Stage 2 of the city's light-rail plans will keep moving after the federal and Ontario budgets both including major transit dollars.

Stage 2 light rail funding on a roll in Ottawa

Mayor Jim Watson is optimistic his light rail dream will become a funded reality after an exciting week of public transit announcements from...

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Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy, former NHL player and abuse victim, speaks about the new course that hockey parents in Ottawa will be required to take in 2015 for the next hockey season. Kennedy was at the Richcraft Sensplex on April 20 to help make the announcement.

Respect in Hockey program here for local minor hockey teams

A new respect in hockey program will launch next season for all minor hockey clubs who are a part of Hockey Eastern Ontario.

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