Eugene Melnyk Skate for Kids

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk, right, finishes tying up 10-year-old Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School student Nyarac Kuony’s brand new skates before she takes to the Canadian Tire Centre ice during the 11th annual Eugene Melnyk Skate for Kids on Dec. 15.

Students receive gift of hockey at Melnyk Skate for Kids

More than 100 students from two schools in Carlingwood and Cardinal Heights received the gift of hockey at the Canadian Tire Centre on Dec....

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2014 People's Choice Business Awards

Kanata North Coun. Marianne Wilkinson, centre, congratulates Ruth Cameron, right, with Hospice Care Ottawa, as volunteer Alice Holst looks on. The hospice organization won top honours for Community Support-Non-Profit Organization of the Year in Kanata at the People's Choice Business Awards on Feb. 20 of 2014. Nominations for the 2015 awards are open until Dec. 30.

Nominations open for board of trade’s business awards

The West Ottawa Board of Trade wants to know which businesses the community thinks are the best in the lead up to their 16th-annual...

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Senators move would not be a death blow for Kanata: Hubley

News that the Ottawa Senators are contemplating a move from Kanata to LeBreton Flats has some Kanata residents worrying about the effect on area businesses.

Senators move would not be a death blow for Kanata: Hubley

The Ottawa Senators interest in moving the team’s arena to Lebreton Flats has Kanata politicians and business leaders hoping for the best...

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March to bilingualism

The 1st Kanata Scouts group marches in this year’s Kanata Remembrance Day parade. By that time next year, Kanata and the rest of Ottawa could be welcoming new bilingual Scouts groups after greater demanded has kick-started a push for French programming.

Eastern Ontario Scouts planning bilingual groups

Scouts Canada in eastern Ontario is making a push to offer more bilingual groups, and hopes to have some started by next September.

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Merger vote

The membership of the Greater Nepean Chamber of Commerce (yellow) and the West Ottawa Board of Trade (pink) vote unanimously to merge the two organizations as the new West Ottawa Board of Trade at a meeting on Dec. 8.

Unanimous vote to merge Nepean and West Ottawa chambers

After a year-long process, the membership of the West Ottawa Board of Trade and the Greater Nepean Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously to...

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Ottawa road crews winter ready

City crews ready road salt supplies and some of the 580 pieces of equipment for one of the first winter storms expected on Dec. 10.

Ottawa road crews winter ready

Changing weather patterns are making snow removal a challenge, said winter operations chief Luc Gagne, but the city is ready for the deluge.

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Christmas lights wagon ride

Festive houses like this will be on display for three days of free wagon rides in Glen Cairn, Katimavik-Hazeldean and Bridlewood communities from Dec. 16-18.

Bridlewood to be included in annual Christmas decoration wagon ride

South Kanata’s annual Christmas wagon ride tour is extending its reach this year to include Bridlewood.

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Alfie steps off the ice

Daniel Alfredsson, the Ottawa Senators' star player and captain for 13 seasons, steps off the ice after participating in his last pre-game warm up with the Ottawa Senators, the captain's C on his chest, before officially retiring from the NHL. Alfredsson signed a one-day contract with the Senators to return to the team on Dec. 4 and retire with the hockey club he has been a part of for 17 seasons.

‘Let’s not say goodbye': Alfredsson

Shouts of “Alfie!” rang out for Daniel Alfredsson at the Canadian Tire Centre on Dec. 4, perhaps for the last time in the former captain of...

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