Stittsville Villa residents turn out for Big Bike

Jeff Larocque, far left, who is the area coordinator for the Big Bike fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, makes an announcement as the the crew from the Revera Retirement Living team stops for a moment in front of the Stittsville Revera Retirement Community on Stittsville Main Street Aug. 20.

Women's sledge hockey tryouts for national team coming to Stittsville

Andrew Henry of Stittsville, who is president of Sledge Hockey of Eastern Ontario (SHEO), is thrilled Women's Sledge Hockey of Canada is hosting the 2015 National Selection Camp for the Canadian Women's Sledge Hockey in Stittsville Aug. 28-30.

West Carleton bantams

The West Carleton Boys Bantam Select team that played in the provincials Aug. 15-16 includes Austin McCord, Ben Erickson, Mason McGuire, Jack Jefferies, Cole Ross, Jessie Ottens, Josh Ottens, Logan Storey, Ryland Mosley, Connor Armstrong, and oaches Chris Ross, Greg Erickson and Bryan Armstrong.

Going paperless

Forty-three of CHEO’s outpatient clinics have gone paperless after adopting a new electronic records management system known as Epic. The regional children's hospital is one of just a few hospitals in Canada to make this high-tech overhaul.

Gagan Panjhazari

Gagan Panjhazari, owner of Nicholls Gas Station, says a decision to shut down his application to close and buy a city-owned access lane in Woodlawn before it could be heard by the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee is concerning.

Classic car garage

The owner of the 80-year-old gas station at the corner of Richmond Road and Island Park Drive said a heritage designation will destroy any development potential for the property.

Airport taxi protest

Airport taxi drivers Ahmad Vassal, left, and Mazon Moody hold protest signs along the Airport Parkway the morning of Aug. 25. The drivers took their protest over an increase in airport dispatching fees to City Hall the day before on Aug. 24 to request a meeting with Mayor Jim Watson in hopes of ending their stalemate with their dispatch company.

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