Municipal mavericks

At the 2016 Maple Sugar Festival, Osgoode Coun. George Darouze, left, shows off his woodsman abilities along with Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury during an afternoon lumberjack competition under sunny skies held at the Vanier Museopark. The 'Municipal Mavericks,' as their team was known, also included Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish, second from left, and Beacon Hill-Cyrville Coun. Tim Tierney, second from right.

Ottawa police

A four-year-old boy and his mother, subjects of an Amber Alert issued on March 22, were found “safe and sound” in Ottawa, say police.

Big announcement

On March 17 in Ottawa, the NHL announces an outdoor hockey game will take place at Lansdowne Park to mark the 100 anniversary of the very first NHL game that took place in the nation’s capital in 1917.

Monumental occasion

Braving the cold morning temperatures young hockey players from the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven donned jerseys to represent the teams of the NHL during the official ground-breaking ceremony of Lord Stanley's Gift monument on Sparks Street on March 18.

New rules for drone operators

A University of Toronto team preps its drone before competing at a two-day drone fair last November. Drone operators now face new regulations about where they can fly the devices.

Blue Sky School

A site plan for Blue Sky School is included in a zoning bylaw amendment submitted to the city. Developer Modern Niagara Group Inc., a mechanical design company, has teamed up with the school’s founders Shauna Pollock and Karen Hill to build 'an experimental prototype school of tomorrow' a first of its kind in Canada.

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