Centenarian mall walker

Adam Kveton/Metroland Centenarian Augustin Tomas blows out his birthday candles during the In Club Mall Walkers group’s celebration at the Hazeldean Mall on Aug. 15. Tomas turned 100 on Aug. 9.

Hazeldean Mall walker turns 100

News - Augustin Tomas has always lived an active lifestyle, whether as a farmer in the Philippines, a single parent to his children or now...

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Eagles Nest opens in Barrhaven

Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Couns. Mark Taylor and Rick Chiarelli, all join Nepean Eagles president Bruce Campbell and Vice-president Bob Wilson at the unveiling of the plaque that will adorn the new media centre at South Nepean Park on Aug. 20.

Eagles Nest opens in Barrhaven

BARRHAVEN - Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Couns. Mark Taylor and Rick Chiarelli, all...

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Horses change lives of special needs clients

Alexandre Charron-Raymond has a moment with a horse before his riding session at Happy Trails Riding Stables. Happy Trails only works with riders with special needs.

Horses change lives of special needs clients

Orleans - The first time Alexandre Charron-Raymond arrived at the Happy Trails Riding Stables, he didn’t even want to get out of the car....

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St. Laurent exhibit shows offfall colours; Pieces feature landscapes a– Image 1

East-end artist Elisabeth Baechlin will showcase some of her latest art pieces, including this one at the St. Laurent Complex until Sept. 26.

St. Laurent exhibit shows offfall colours; Pieces feature landscapes and beauty of nature

As summer weather begins to fade, one east-end art exhibit looks to heat up passions for art.

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Buying a backpack in fi ve lessons– Image 1

One teenager in two feels back pain at least once a month. Backpacks may be the cause

Buying a backpack in fi ve lessons

A child's backpack is a trusty companion; kids are rarely seen without them. How ever, a poorly adjusted backpack, or one that is too heavy,...

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A garbage-free lunch box– Image 1

Prepackaged food in individual portions creates a huge amount of waste for landfi lls.

A garbage-free lunch box

Every day, children eat the contents of their lunch boxes then throw containers, packa ging, and non-recyclable bags into the garbage....

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Meet the candidate: Silviu Riley; 'Activist candidate' wants to focus – Image 1

Silviu Riley will be running for city council in Somerset Ward during the October municipal election.

Meet the candidate: Silviu Riley; 'Activist candidate' wants to focus on environment in Somerset Ward

In his first foray into any level of politics, Silviu Riley will run for councillor in Somerset Ward in the Ottawa municipal election.

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Horses change lives of clients on east-end farm; Equine program is fin– Image 1

Alexandre Charron-Raymond has a moment with a horse before his riding session at Happy Trails Riding Stables. Happy Trails only works with riders with special needs.

Horses change lives of clients on east-end farm; Equine program is financially self-sufficient

The first time Alexandre Charron-Raymond arrived at the Happy Trails Riding Stables, he didn't even want to get out of the car.

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