A different road to Canada’s Olympic team

Lorraine Lafrenière, left, and Anne Merklinger, the current head of Own the Podium, hang out at the CBC Olympic studio during the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. Both women were named to the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity’s Most Influential Women list for 2014.

A different road to Canada’s Olympic team

As a member of Canada’s Olympic team on many occasions, Morgan’s Grant resident Lorraine Lafrenière says perhaps the most powerful thing she...

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Energy East pipeline talk draws large crowd

A man asks a question of the Ontario Energy Board’s three experts who reviewed TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline proposal before a crowd of 350 people at the Brookstreet Hotel on Jan. 22. The proposal is currently before the National Energy Board.

Energy East pipeline talk draws large crowd

Hundreds of Ottawa area residents filled the Brookstreet Hotel’s ballroom in Kanata to hear experts assess TransCanada Corp.’s application...

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Kim de Bellefeuille-Percy

Kim de Bellefeuille-Percy, whose children attend St. Elias Child Care & Family Resource Centre in the Mooney’s Bay Park neighbourhood, is one of many parents at the centre who have been left to find alternate childcare after the centre announced last week it would be closing its doors on Feb. 20 due to financial woes.

St. Elias daycare closure leaves parents scrambling

Absolutely devastated and angry – that’s how Kim de Bellefeuille-Percy felt the day she received a letter confirming the news that St. Elias...

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Power restored in south Kanata after more than 800 residences blacked out

Hydro Ottawa crews were out early to try and restore power to 871 customers in south Kanata who lost power at 12:14 a.m. on Jan. 26.

Power restored in south Kanata after more than 800 residences blacked out

Hydro Ottawa scrambled to return power to more than 800 customers in south Kanata after an outage that started in the early morning of Jan....

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Hunt Club youth prepping for backstage role in teen showcase

Hunt Club resident Kieran Gerbis, seen here working on a piece of set in the lead up to the December 2014 Suzart production of ‘La Cage aux Folles,’ will be an assistant stage manager this weekend during two teen showcases at Centrepointe Theatre.

Hunt Club youth prepping for backstage role in teen showcase

At 12 years old, Kieran Gerbis dreams not only of becoming a professional actor when he grows up, but also of one day teaching drama to...

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Liz Manley gathers friends for a good cause

Fifteen-year-old Chloe Bondar of the Gloucester Skating Club plans to not let nerves get the best of her when she skates with Olympic and world champions for the Liz Manley and Friends show at TD Place on Feb. 14.

Liz Manley gathers friends for a good cause

Olympian and mental health advocate Elizabeth Manley wants everyone to know her latest show, Liz Manley and Friends, is about so much more...

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National Capital Open to support troops

Professional Golf Association Tour Canada president Jeff Monday and associate director of Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services Doug Langton announce a new partnership between the two organizations for an upcoming charity golf tournament on Jan. 20.

National Capital Open to support troops

A charity golf tournament aims to engage the entire national capital region this year to support members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Drug investigation nets one arrest, bullets, drugs in South Keys

Ottawa police drug unit and tactical officers allegedly seized 50 rounds of ammunition and quantities of cocaine and marijuana and arrested an Ottawa man in South Keys on Jan. 14.

Drug investigation nets one arrest, bullets, drugs in South Keys

The arrest of an Ottawa man who police say is known to guns and gangs officers has taken a bite out of the city’s gang problem, according to...

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