Kim de Bellefeuille-Percy

Kim de Bellefeuille-Percy, whose children attend St. Elias Child Care & Family Resource Centre in the Mooney’s Bay Park neighbourhood, is one of many parents at the centre who have been left to find alternate childcare after the centre announced last week it would be closing its doors on Feb. 20 due to financial woes.

St. Elias daycare closure leaves parents scrambling

Absolutely devastated and angry – that’s how Kim de Bellefeuille-Percy felt the day she received a letter confirming the news that St. Elias...

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Hunt Club youth prepping for backstage role in teen showcase

Hunt Club resident Kieran Gerbis, seen here working on a piece of set in the lead up to the December 2014 Suzart production of ‘La Cage aux Folles,’ will be an assistant stage manager this weekend during two teen showcases at Centrepointe Theatre.

Hunt Club youth prepping for backstage role in teen showcase

At 12 years old, Kieran Gerbis dreams not only of becoming a professional actor when he grows up, but also of one day teaching drama to...

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Liz Manley gathers friends for a good cause

Fifteen-year-old Chloe Bondar of the Gloucester Skating Club plans to not let nerves get the best of her when she skates with Olympic and world champions for the Liz Manley and Friends show at TD Place on Feb. 14.

Liz Manley gathers friends for a good cause

Olympian and mental health advocate Elizabeth Manley wants everyone to know her latest show, Liz Manley and Friends, is about so much more...

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National Capital Open to support troops

Professional Golf Association Tour Canada president Jeff Monday and associate director of Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services Doug Langton announce a new partnership between the two organizations for an upcoming charity golf tournament on Jan. 20.

National Capital Open to support troops

A charity golf tournament aims to engage the entire national capital region this year to support members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Mitzvah Day participants ready good deeds for city

Warren and Linda Melamed, seen with sons Jacob and Michael, will be chairing this year’s Mitzvah Day activities at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre on Feb. 8.

Mitzvah Day participants ready good deeds for city

Ottawa’s Jewish community is readying a list of good deeds to perform in anticipation of Mitzvah Day.

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Corner stores

More corner stores – as well as more florists, bakeries, artists’ studios, accounting offices and more – could be opening up in a neighbourhood near you if the city follows through with a proposal to rezone almost 500 locations to allow small businesses.

Hundreds of properties could get permission for small businesses

Entrepreneurs wanting to open a small business could find a slew of potential locations if a city study on local commercial properties is...

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City moving ahead with pair of parking studies

The city is planning on conducting two parking studies this year: one looking at the overnight parking ban during heavy snowfall and a second study that will likely result in lowering the minimum parking requirement for residential developments, said planning committee chairwoman Jan Harder.

City moving ahead with pair of parking studies

Two studies that will impact people’s ability to park their vehicles will get underway this year.

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South Ottawa man bilked out of thousands in grandparent scam

Ottawa police are warning the public after they say an 86-year-old south Ottawa man was defrauded of more than $10,000 in a ‘grandparent scam.’

South Ottawa man bilked out of thousands in grandparent scam

A scheme to defraud an elderly south Ottawa man of thousands of dollars was halted by police before several thousands more could change...

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