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.

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.

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.

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 Chase Nationals

Alex Read, left, and Matt Kelly receive their medals for finishing in third place at City Chase National championships held Sept. 26.

Pop Expo

Ray Park, who performed as the villain Darth Maul in the Star Wars productions, will be just one of about 10 celebrities at the third-annual Pop Expo at the EY Centre in November.


Armed with cold-weather gear, Grade 12 Canterbury High School student Zoë Perkins is ready to head north for a two-week scientific expedition, from Oct. 1 to 12, aboard a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker in the Arctic.

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