Developer looks to allow seniors to 'age in place'

The Taggart Group’s urban planning consultant, Nancy Meloshe, explains the company’s plans for a retirement residence at 100 Varley Ln. to Beaverbrook-area community members during a public meeting at the Kanata Beaverbrook Community Centre on July 16.

Developer looks to allow seniors to 'age in place'

BEAVERBROOK - A plan to build a retirement home next to an apartment building in Beaverbrook will allow its ageing residents to remain...

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Pineview group planning eventful year– Image 1

Pineview Community Association's board members wrap up a successful third meeting at the Loblaws Gloucester Centre on July 14. The new board formed in April and have been working hard at building its membership and hosting events for the community, including most recently, its first Canada Day party.

Pineview group planning eventful year

Pineview residents had better get ready to party because the new community association wants to host more family-fun events for the entire...

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Wellington West BIA gets bike-friendly nod– Image 1

FILE The Wellington West Business Improvement Area has been granted a 'bike-friendly' designation from the Ontario By Bike Network for its efforts to foster cycling in the area, including working to have street corral for parking installed this summer.

Wellington West BIA gets bike-friendly nod

If you've been seeing more cyclists on the roads in and around Wellington West Village, it isn't your imagination. More people are getting...

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Water Garden tour celebrates decade of helping Royal Ottawa– Image 1

Jerika Bradford, with the Canadian Wildlife Federation Pond in Kanata, talks about the work the organization and shows offthe fifth stop in the annual Ottawa Water Garden tour on July 12.

Water Garden tour celebrates decade of helping Royal Ottawa

Organizers of the 10th annual Water Garden tour are hoping to match last year's fundraising numbers.

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Blasting away the past; Sir John Carling building comes down in impres– Image 1

Sir John Carling Building, the former Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada headquarters on Carling Ave, comes down in an impressive controlled demolition on July 13.

Blasting away the past; Sir John Carling building comes down in impressive implosion

There's no doubt spectators were having a blast in the early hours of July 13, when demolition experts pressed the terminal button to bring...

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Ottawa to host national track championships; Events estimated to gener– Image 1

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson attempts to race (but loses) against Ottawa resident Nathaniel Unrau, 12, with the Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club at the Terry Fox Athletics Facility at Mooney's Bay following the July 17 announcement that Ottawa will host Athletics Canada's Senior-Junior Track and Field Championships in 2017 and 2018 at Mooney's Bay.

Ottawa to host national track championships; Events estimated to generate $6-million economic boon

Sports - Ottawa will host some of Canada's top athletes during the Canadian Track and Field Championships in 2017 and 2018, generating a...

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Bowler strikes gold at Special Olympics– Image 1

Nineteen-year-old Orléans resident Colin Ratzlaff, left, celebrates with his mom, Karen McDonald, after winning a gold medal in five pin bowling at the Canadian Special Olympics in Vancouver on July 12.

Bowler strikes gold at Special Olympics

A 19-year-old bowler from east Gloucester has reached a new height in his athletic career with his first gold medal at the Canadian Special...

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Elite athlete with autism does talking on the track– Image 1

Bridlewood's Tommy Des Brisay, number 11, finished his first full marathon as the fastest Ottawa resident in the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon on May 25.

Elite athlete with autism does talking on the track

A young man from Kanata who has autism was the fastest Otta-wa resident in this year's Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon on May 25. The race was...

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

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Peaceful end in Peel police standoff

Peaceful end in standoff involving off-duty Peel Region police officer

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Tornado confirmed in Ontario

More than 4,000 without power in southwestern Ontario after storm hits area

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PMO defends recognition of Casgrain

PMO defends Harper government's recognition of feminist icon Casgrain

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Report shows government failure: First Nation

First Nation says report shows government played down scope of mercury poisoning

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Toronto man faces child porn charges

Toronto man faces child porn charges after police say aliases used to lure girls

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Man missing after canoe capsizes: OPP

One man missing after canoe capsizes at French River Provincial Park: OPP

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Impaired driver had tot in front seat: police

Oshawa man charged after police allege impaired driver had toddler in front seat

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Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington

Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington, Ont., to honour eight navy ships

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Boy, 15, missing in waters of Lake Erie

Search continues for boy, 15, missing at beach in southwestern Ontario

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Events In Ottawa Region

Tuesday Mornings at Dundonald Park

Tue Jul 29 | 10:00 AM

Preschool Picnics at the Museum

Thu Jul 31 | 10:00 AM

Young Artisans

Thu Jul 31 | 1:00 PM

Decimal Detectives Museum Camp

Fri Aug 1 | 9:30 AM

Upcoming Events

Tue Aug 5 | 4:00 PM

Eid Celebration

Wed Aug 6 | 4:00 PM

Newcomer Cooking Workshop

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