‘Butterfly child’ to head to Minneapolis for innovative treatment

Jonathon Pitre, 16, and his mother Tina Boileau at the Golf Classic to kick off a fundraiser to send the pair to Minneapolis for a potentially life saving treatment for Jonathon.

ShoeBox

Clearwater Clincial, which created an i-Pad audiometer with calibrated headphones to expand hearing tests to developing countries, was one of six global health projects to receive funds from Grand Challenges Canada.

New World Record

Golfers and non-golfers alike gather following their successful attempt at the Hylands Golf Club on July 21 to set a new Guinness World Record for the most golfers to hit a golf ball 100 yards. The event was held to generate attention for the upcoming National Capital Open, a golf tournament that will raise funds to support homeless veterans.

Giving thanks

Reg Ainbinder of Care Free Property Maintenence accepts a thank you from the Gloucester Lions Club for helping the club build a butterfly-scented garden in Orléans. The club thanked a number of individuals on July 19 at a small ceremony.

Community space could be a reality

Pineview Community Association president Heather Scott is shown in front of the fire station on Blair Road. Scott says she's excited at the prospect of having a community space.

Karam v. OCDSB

Vania and Winston Karam recently won a precedent-setting case against the public school board, after a judge found the board was negligent and breached the duty of care owed to a student when Winston was bullied at Broadview Public School.

Proud Olympian

Canada’s only golden girl at the London Olympics in 2012, Rosie MacLennan, will proudly carry the flag for Team Canada in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5. Team Canada made the announcement on July 21 on Parliament Hill. MacLennan is a trampoline gymnast.

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