12-pack pilot

Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi announced on Aug. 27 that an LCBO in Barrhaven will join nine other stores in Ontario in selling 12-packs of beer as part of a pilot program to expand the availability of local beers across the province.

Ride for cancer

Edwards resident Brian Cox, right, rides in a previous Heel N Wheel fundraiser. This year’s event will leave from the hospital along Boyne Road.

We are the champions

The Nepean Knights midget girls indoor lacrosse team were named champions of their provincial division at the Lacrosse Festival of Ontario after beating the Brampton Excelsiors in a championship game on Aug. 9 in Whitby, Ont.

CDP uncertainty

The Medical Arts building at 180 Metcalfe St. could become a commercial hotel with a condo tower above - something that's not allowed under the community design plan.

Shine a light on kindness

Snap Fitness Barrhaven owner Ali Yaqub, right, and gym manager Mansur Rehman at the Barrhaven gym. Yaqub and staff at the gym want improve the lives of people in Barrhaven in a big way, using small steps.

Ottawa Fury stadium announcer Michael Pearson

Michael Pearson announces the Ottawa Fury lineup for the game against the New York Cosmos on Aug. 26 at TD Place. The Orléans resident started out volunteering with the Fury, reading out the lineups and announcing goals, and was hired on part-time when the team made the upgrade to a professional team and a larger stage.

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