Be served dessert by a Conservative

Speed dating will be part of the unique format for the upcoming Conservative Leadership Conference on Nov. 13 in Greely that is being organized by Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre and the Carleton Conservative Association.

Home coming

Students from Briargreen and Knoxdale public schools get a chance to meet members of Canada's Paralympic team on Sept. 22 as part of a homecoming celebration hosted by CIBC at the bank's Sparks Street branch.

Engineering know-how

North Gower resident Parker Armstrong is putting his engineering training to good use and he hasn’t even graduated yet from Carleton University. The third-year student helped construct school classrooms and designed a washroom for the building for impoverished children in Nicaragua this summer.

OC Transpo top brass cautiously optimistic about uptick in ridership

Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans said she’s made peace with the fact that O-Trains won’t be coming every eight minutes – but she’d like for people to know when they’re leaving.

OC Transpo top brass cautiously optimistic about uptick in ridership

OC Transpo’s top boss John Manconi says ridership has stabilized, despite the doom and gloom about riders opting to drive because of LRT construction.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge

The memory of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the sentry who was fatally shot at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014, will be honoured during an upcoming canoe and kayak memorial challenge and fundraiser at the Rideau Canoe Club on Oct. 1.

Student engagement

Students from Ottawa’s four school boards took a break from class on Sept. 20 to decorate a wall bordering the Lansdowne Park playground with Ottawa 2017-themed chalk murals before gathering for an announcement about student involvement in Ottawa 2017 celebrations.

Child care spaces

Premier Kathleen Wynne spoke about the provincial government's proposed electricity tax rebate during a tour of Hydro Ottawa's control room on Sept. 16. On Sept. 22, Wynne was in Vanier to announce a $1.5 million investment at Ecole élémentaire catholique Horizon-Jeunesse for three new child care rooms.

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