What to do in a volatile market?

In a volatile market, most investors should just sit tight, according to personal finance author Jonathan Chevreau.

Thefts leads to new food bank storage shed

Volunteers from the Kanata Home Depot store who are building a new storage shed for the Ottawa Food Bank's Community Harvest farming project near Stittsville on Thursday, Aug. 27 are, from left front row), Tom Hicks, Sarge Campagna, Jim Vellan, Jennifer Mullaly and Mike Holland and standing in the doorway behind them are Diego Ramirez and Elisa Henry.

Disability activists seek housing allowance boost

Members of Ottawa ACORN stage a protest on Aug. 28 outside the Preston Street offices of the Ontario Disability Support Program.

Pounding the pavement for Parkinson’s

Hundreds of participants take part in last year’s Parkinson SuperWalk in Britannia Park. The event returns to the west-end locale on Sept. 12.

Friendly neighbourhood Spiderman

Barrhaven’s Colin Gillespie, 12, sporting the Spiderman look, and his mother Laurie, attend a superhero party for Colin at the Boston Pizza in Barrhaven on Greenbank Road on Aug. 29. Colin was diagnosed in May 2015 with acute B cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. Since then Colin, and his family, have been raising money in support of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs. The Aug. 29 party raised funds for the support programs.

Sex-ed protest

Riverside Park resident Lisa Marie Ng, left, and her two youngest children, Julia, 19 months, and Jeremy, 4, join about 40 protesters, including Heron Park resident Diana Gaetana Nicolo, right, calling for the repeal of the province's updated sex education curriculum on Sept. 2.

Walking in memory

Linda Desens holds the shirt she made that lists the names of friends and family who she has lost to cancer. Desens proudly participates in the Blackburn Cancer Chase annually and fundraises for the Ottawa Hospital Foundation. This year’s Cancer Chase will be held on Sept. 27.

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