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Bride-to-be Jolène Savoir attends a dress fitting at Kimberly Wilson Bridal and Fashion Outlet on April 10. Savoir will participate in Quartier Vanier's Bride Ideas, a wedding show to take place at Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health on April 26.

Vanier Business Improvement Area hosts wedding show; Local businesses offer chance to win a wedding

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Rebecca Yaworski is one of 10 students who are fundraising to bring live human tissues specimens to transform the learning experience for anatomy students at Carleton University. The group launched a crowd-funding initiative on the university's FutureFunder website to raise the $25,000 needed.

Carleton students launch crowd-funding project

A group of Carleton students can't wait to get their hands on live human tissue.

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Earl Grey rhubarb tea cakes offer a tart treat

Earl Grey rhubarb tea cakes offer a tart treat

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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Tumblers gymnasts show offtheir skills flipping upside down while posing for a group photo after an athlete homecoming ceremony on April 8. All the pictured gymnasts qualified for a regional competition after succeeding at the Ontario provincial championships.

Soldier-artist John Humphries' untitled watercolour depicts a soldier on horseback and an ambulance, making their way down a wet road at sunset. In 1919, Humphries was stationed near the town of Saint-Gérard, Belgium. The house in which he was billeted at the time became "a shrine to Canadians" after he painted pictures directly on the walls.

From the Trenches; Ordinary soldiers' artworks are on the front line of a new display at the Canadian War Museum

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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Johanne Lacombe is running again to keep her spot as school board trustee in zone nine, Orléans, for the French Catholic board.

Johanne Lacombe running for board re-election

Johanne Lacombe, the current zone nine trustee for Orléans for the French Catholic board, is running for re-election.

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Rideau Carleton Raceway will offer 90 horse-racing dates in the-2014-15 season thanks to the announcement of $5.25-million in annual funding from the province for five years.

Rideau-Carleton Raceway gets 'lifeline' funding

Rideau Carleton Raceway and horse owners are breathing a sigh of relief after the province confirmed a $26.5-million lifeline to keep racing...

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The Rotary Club of Orléans was busy honouring local youth on April 6, as the organization staged its annual Orléans Youth Awards. Recognition was given to youth who showed outstanding service to their community, friends, family and schools. Here, Rotary Club of Orléans president Len Goddard is seen with winners Christina Goddard (music award, vocal), Victoria Goddard (music award, instrumental) and Joseph Schlapsi (academic achievement).

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Michel Thériault from Orléans receives the Caring Canadian Award from Gov.-Gen. David Johnston on April 17 along with Suzanne Thériault for their work volunteering with the Roy G. Hobbs Seniors' Club, tripling the club's membership during their time as president and vice-president.

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Suzanne Thériault from Orléans receives the Caring Canadian Award from Gov.-Gen. David Johnston on April 17.

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Louis Riel high school students join Right To Play president and CEO Johann Koss, athlete ambassadors Philippe Marquis and Rosie MacLennan, Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau and Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Christian Paradis on April 4 at the Louis Riel dome. The day marked the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, celebrated internationally on April 6. The federal government announced $5.3 million in funding to support a Right to Play project in Western Africa.

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Children wait patiently as volunteers prepare maple syrup taffy outside of the Vanier Maple Sugar Shack on April 5. Just one part of the Maple Sugar Festival's activities, grown-ups and children alike had a taste of the sweet stuff.

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Volunteers Flash Mob at Bluesfest

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