Funding boost rolls out

All four of Ottawa’s school boards are applauding an $85-million boost from the provincial government that will help pay for school upgrades, repairs and maintenance work. The cash will roll out over the next two years.

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.

Hundreds biker gang members coming to capital

OPP Det. Staff Sgt. Len Isnor speaks with the media about how police will monitor as many as 700 members of the notorious Hells Angels biker gang who are gathering in the Ottawa area this weekend.

Home and community care

Ottawa Orléans MPP Marie-France Lalonde, Ottawa South MPP John Fraser and Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi were on hand to announce that the Champlain LHIN Region would receive an additional $10 million this year for home care and caregiver respite. The announcement took place at Gladstone Terrace on July 20.

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