South budget consultation

From left, Coun. Jean Cloutier, Tom Fedec, Coun. Riley Brockington, Coun. Diane Deans and Mayor Jim Watson fielded questions and received suggestions from residents at a budget consultation for south Ottawa on Oct. 6.

CHEO happy with patent ruling in Australia

CHEO is celebrating the Australian High Court’s ruling that human genes can’t be patented, and hopes Canada will do the same. The regional children’s hospital is in the process of challenging five U.S. gene patents, which it says prevents its specialists from testing patients for a potentially life-threatening heart rhythm disorder.

Memorial takes place Oct. 25

A remembrance service will take place Oct. 25 for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the ceremonial guardsman murdered at the base of the National War Memorial on Oct. 22, 2014.

Special hockey equipment

Tysen Lefebvre, left, and Lukas Hooper are suited up and strapped into Kaye Trainer devices for their first time playing hockey at the Kanata Recreation Complex on Sept. 19. Due to severe health problems, the two were previously unable to play, but thanks to local fundraising for the new training devices, the pair will play with the Capital City Condors this season.

Ottawa South Debate

Several hundred people shopped for a candidate during the Ottawa South all-candidates' debate at Hillcrest High School in Riverview Park on Oct. 8. Six of seven hopefuls vying to represent the riding took part in the two-hour question-and-answer forum.

Kanata-Carleton all candidates

From left, Kanata-Carleton candidates Walter Pamic (Conservative), Karen McCrimmon (Liberal), Andrew West (Green), and John Hansen (NDP) take part in an all candidates meeting attended by more than 150 people in Fitzroy.

Conservative no-show

Ottawa South Conservative candidate Dev Balkissoon, centre, declined to attend the only debate in the riding, telling organizers the day before the Oct. 8 event that he would instead be concentrating his efforts on his door-to-door campaign.

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