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.

Schools go digital

Tammy Doyle, a Grade 1 teacher at St. Thomas More Catholic elementary school in Hunt Club Park, watches one of her former students, Alexa Connolly, now in Grade 2, play a computer game and, at the same time, learn how to code on a school tablet on Sept. 24. The Canadian Education Association will spend the next three months studying how the Ottawa Catholic School Board is using technology at all of its schools to enhance learning.

Unsolved shooting

Herongate was the setting for the city’s 28th shooting in the early morning hours of Oct. 3. Police were called to a Heron Road apartment building where “a projectile” was found. Several people said they had heard a single gunshot several hours before.

Ottawa Little Theatre

A rendering shows what the outside of the Ottawa Little Theatre will look like after renovations, which are set to begin in early October.

Singer Anne Lewis performing at NAC

Anne Lewis of Stittsville is presenting a concert at the fourth stage at the National Arts Centre Oct. 17 to celebrate the first anniversary of her return to singing after a battle with cancer that affected her voice, causing her to give up her singing career for a number of years.

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