Bank Street redesign coming

Residents listen as Emmett Proulx, a transportation planning designer with MMM Group, explains proposed plans to redesign Bank Street from Riverside Drive to Ledbury Avenue during a consultation meeting at the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre in Alta Vista on Dec. 6.

Ottawa Hunger Report

Volunteers sort donated non-perishable food items inside the Ottawa Food Bank, located on Michael Street in Ottawa’s east end, on Dec. 7. The food bank has released its inaugural hunger report that details who is seeking help in Ottawa.

Poppies

Attendees at this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony in Kanata lay their poppies on wreaths at the base of the cenotaph. Poppy donations in Kanata were down by $12,600 this year.

Sensory Santa

Four-year-old Evan Strenzke visits with Santa Claus at the Rideau Centre on Dec. 4. Kanata-based charity QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism arranges Sensory Santa visits where children with autism have the opportunity to visit with Santa at local malls before the shops open.

Proposed changes ignite protest

Plumbers Chris Malone, (left) of Cornwall, Pierre Jodoin, of Cornwall, François Tassé, of Gatineau, and Benoit Lacroix of Orléans protest a section of Bill 70 outside Ottawa South MPP John Fraser’s office on Dec. 2. They say the proposed legislation, which recently passed second reading, will put the public at risk and threaten compulsory trades and apprenticeships.

In with the new or stay with the old?

Does the Airport Parkway pedestrian and cycling bridge need a new name? Residents are being asked to consider that question and decide whether now is the time to brand the two-year-old structure with an official new handle.

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