Rideau Trail association hosting intro to hiking course

The Rideau Trail Association is calling on the city's hikers to help demystify the activity and get people out on the trails.

Dave Smith talks about his charity working during the 10th anniversary community breakfast for the Greater Nepean Chamber of Commerce held at the Cedarhill Golf and Country Club on April 8. The chamber donated $2,000 to the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre.

Nepean Chamber hosts philanthropist Dave Smith

Dave Smith might have raised more than $150 million for charity, but he's never forgotten where he came from.

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Otto Dix, Zerfallender Kampfgraben (Trench in Ruins), 1924. In this print, German artist Otto Dix depicts a First World War trench in the aftermath of violent shelling. In the dark, crumbling ground, bodies and skeletons merge with the earth. In the distance, Dix uses light, a tradiSee tional symbol of hope, to expose an endless field of shell holes.

'Ordinary soldiers' on front line of new display of war art; From the trenches

The Canadian War Museum is offering a view of the First World War right from the trenches, as interpreted by professional artists and...

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A ditch at the corner of Roger Stevens Drive and Third Line Road is filled with water and debirs during the rain on April 8. The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority issued flood warnings on April 10.

RVCA posts flood warnings for Ottawa

Rising water levels in streams and rivers in the Ottawa area kept the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority on its toes and waterfront...

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Earl Grey rhubarb tea cakes

Earl Grey rhubarb tea cakes

These pretty tea cakes feature a sweet-tart rhubarb filling and creamy rhubarb glaze that is complemented by the Earl Grey tea flavour....

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The Greely Gardeners Group is looking to residents to help beautify the village.

Greely Gardeners Group looks for new members

The Greely Gardeners Group is helping to keep the community beautiful.

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Watson's Mill presents Westward Ho for the Vikings: Iceland, Greenland and North American Settlements, as part of their community lecture series on April 23.

From Noah Hill and Emily Pearson play murder on the subway on April 9. It's a game the Just Kiddin' Theatre group enjoys at the end of rehearsals for their upcoming play Father Figure.

Metcalfe theatre troupe gears up for May show

For a couple hours every week you get to be someone else.

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Youth players enjoy a game of soccer last summer.

Metcalfe community soccer program in need of volunteers

The Metcalfe Community Soccer program needs volunteers if it's going to continue, said administrator Pam Furlong.

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Above, Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier sings as thousands of students from across Canada cheer during International We Day at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata. Students from 430 schools across Canada and 354 schools in the Ottawa region attended the event on April 9, which included musical acts by Simple Plan and Neverest, and speakers like Martin Luther King III, Ottawa Senators players Jason Spezza, Chris Neil and Chris Phillips, and local youths Chelsea Wilken and Isabelle Poulin from West Carleton and Fahd Alhattab.

We Day comes to Ottawa– Image 1

Left, Ottawa youth Fahd Alhattab speaks about his experience starting a March break day camp for at-risk children and being a leader during International We Day at the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata.

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The 1st Cumberland scouting group, from back, Kim Cotton, Jack Gauthier, Mathieu Bercier, Olivia Cotton and Owen Cotton sold all things maple-flavoured at the Cumberland Lions Club during the 45th Maple Sugar Festival on April 5. The scouts are currently fundraising for the troop and will hold their annual spaghetti dinner at the Cumberland Lions Club Maple Hall on April 26.

Sweet scout sale– Image 1

A Colonel By Secondary School player, right, tries to get the ball into past an Osgoode Township High School defender during a soccer tournament in Orléans on April 10. The game was part of a mini-tournament at the Hornet's Nest hosted by Cairine Wilson in support of the Right to Play foundation.

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Carver Robert Vogstad, left, poses with a totem pole alongside students from Nepean, Barrhaven and elsewhere in Ottawa during a trip to Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands) in British Columbia: from left to right, Caroline Capehart, Penny Irving, Audrey Henry, Megan Venables and Victoria Chamberlain. A group of 32 Ottawa Presbytery youth took part in an exchange program with Haida Gwaii youth from March 6 to March 22. From March 6 to 14, the Presbytery youth swam, hiked and learned about traditional Haida culture in Haida Gwaii, and from March 16 to 22, the 34 Haida Gwaii youth visited Parliament, the War Museum and more while billeted with the Ottawa youths' families.

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