Stocking shelves

Food bank volunteer Monique Casault stocks a shelf at the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre on Sept. 30, as bare shelves sit empty. The food bank is suffering as they aren’t receiving enough donations to meet the community’s needs.

Seeking answers

Hundreds packed city hall on Oct. 1 to connect with lawyers and other experts in their quest to sponsor Syrian refugees. The forum and panel discussion coincided with the launch of a new sponsorship co-ordination service, Refugee611, and a fundraising campaign.

Room Escape Ottawa

The latest in escape-room entertainment has launched in south Ottawa. Room Escape Ottawa co-owners Ramsay Jackson, left, and Qi Hu stand in the Boom Room, the team’s first room that has been designed to test the puzzle-solving limits of those trying to escape within an hour.

NAC lowers flag

The National Arts Centre lowered its flag on Oct. 2 in memory of Max Keeping, who passed away on Oct. 1 after a long fight with cancer.

Man wanted

Police are searching for a man after they received a complaint that he approached a 14-year-old girl on Orléans Boulevard near Longleaf Drive.

Francophone Day announcement

The University of Ottawa has officially been recognized by the province as a French-language service provider under the French Language Services Act. The designation, which the university requested, requires the university to offer programs and academic services in French.

City mourns

Veteran news anchor and champion for children, Max Keeping, who anchored the annual CHEO Telethon for more than 25 years, passed away Oct. 1 at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer.

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