Falling for fall

Mayor Jim Watson, musician John Carroll, Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury, Gloucester-Southgate Diane Deans and ByWard Market Business Improvement Area’s executive director Jasna Jennings announced its October programming, Octoberfest, on Sept. 26.

Two motels robbed of cash: police

The Ottawa police robbery squad is appealing for help identifying this lone male suspect who is alleged to have robbed two motels within one hour, one in Kanata and the other in Ottawa’s east end.

George Street Plaza concept

The city has issued a Request for Information to help determine both public and business interest in developing unique stalls to border the plaza area near the heritage market building. The deadline for submissions is the end of business on Nov. 4. Inquires must be emailed no later than Oct. 7.

Net zero townhomes

Local politicians and housing officials cut a ribbon to officially open Ontario's first net zero energy townhomes in Kanata on Sept. 22.

Pedal Play

Pedal Play, a free moving bicycle rodeo, will take to the streets in north Kanata on Oct. 1. The event is geared towards all ages and will focus on cycling safety through interactive activities.

Pyjama Patrol

Pyjama Patrol - a Kanata-based organization that collects new pyjamas for children and youth in need - is hosting a pyjama party at the Hazeldean Mall on Oct. 22 to celebrate the community and raise funds and awareness for its cause and partnering charities, the Kanata Food Cupboard and Chrysalis House. From left are Karen Waters, food cupboard client co-ordinator, Roxanne Marion, counsellor with Chrysalis House, Colleen Rhedey, event organizer, and Jen Muckler, founder of Pyjama Patrol.

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