Patrick Grandmaître

Patrick Grandmaître, second from right, became the new head coach of the uOttawa Gee-Gees varsity men’s hockey program on July 29. Ottawa Senators president Cyril Leeder, left, served on a committee with former Senators coach Jacques Martin and uOttawa’s athletic director, Marc Schryburt to select Grandmaître.

Airport eager to be included in Stage 2 LRT

Mark Laroche, president of the Ottawa International Airport Authority, says there is still the potential to include an airport rail link in Stage 2 of the city’s LRT project.

Flower power

The Ontario Horticulture Association’s annual flower and edible show highlights the best a region has to offer in annuals, perennials and edibles.

Passing on Lego passion

Caden Kahat from Chelsea, Que., takes a look at the Indiana Jones-esque Lego set his parents purchased from the Lego 4 CHEO event held in Chapman Mills on July 25. The sale in support of CHEO celebrated Mark Valcour – a Lego enthusiast who died in January. Friends and family worked to sell the large collection – about 70 kilograms worth of Lego – which Valcourt wanted to benefit CHEO.

Blank slate

A cinderblock wall in General Burns Park has been mostly restored to its original blank state in preparation for a new mural at the end of summer. A previous mural peeled from the wall after it was painted over layers of old paint.

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