Ladies Chorus performs at retirement home

Among the West Ottawa Ladies Chorus entertaining at the Empress Kanata Retirement Home, from left in back, are Ruth MacKenzie, Linda Noble, Taisia Smellie, Janet Ramsahoye, Micheline Bouchard, and Ruth Sword; and in front Lynne Small, Vivian Latulippe, and Shelley McLeod.

Ladies Chorus performs at retirement home

Last Sunday’s Sing Out performance by members of the West Ottawa Ladies Chorus was not only entertainment for a most appreciative audience...

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CNIB transitioning away from providing health-care services

Kanata resident Perpetua Quigley, CNIB co-ordinator of volunteer services, left, CNIB volunteer and former client, west Ottawa resident Mary Sweeney, CNIB chief executive officer John Rafferty, of Kanata, and Westboro resident Jane Beaumont, past chair of CNIB’s national board of directors, celebrated National Volunteer Week by recognizing dozens of Ottawa volunteers at Rideau Park United Church on April 15.

CNIB transitioning away from providing health-care services

Mary Sweeney slightly turns her head to the right. “If I do this, I don’t see you,” she said. Five years ago, the west...

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Studio tour artists

Guest artist for the 2013 Kanata Artist Studio Tour, Amie Talbot, shows off her pencil crayon piece, titled Politely Composed, while feature artists Susan Goold poses with her work, Light in the Forest. Both are participating again in this year’s 24th Annual Kanata Artists Studio Tour, taking place from May1-3.

Artist studio tour prepares for 24th year

Community members will once again get a glimpse into some of the most creative minds in Kanata during the 24th Annual Kanata Artists Studio...

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Family sailing

John Buiel and his son, Jonathan, participate in the Kanata Sailing Club’s Open Regatta last September. The club’s commodore, Mike Thompson, hopes to see many more family sailing teams with the expansion of the club’s youth program this season.

Kanata Sailing Club continues to grow youth program

The Kanata Sailing Club has continued to see success with its youth sailing program, but this year the club will take a major step in...

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Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Shaun Shannon, a former prisoner at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, speaks at city hall on April 15 during a public forum on crowding and conditions at the Innes Road jail.

Forum condemns prisoner conditions, treatment at Innes Road jail

Imagine sleeping on a thin foam mattress on a concrete floor beside the only toilet, where urine gets splashed on you and staff and inmates...

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Holy Spirit shows its Sens spirit

All of the students and staff of Holy Spirit Catholic School on Main Street in Stittsville assembled at the front of the school April 17 wearing their new white Hamburglar/Go Sens Go t-shirts which were provided thanks to the generosity of six dads.

Holy Spirit shows its Sens spirit

Go, Sens, Go.” This chant was voiced by the over 300 students and staff of Holy Spirit Catholic School on Stittsville Main Street in...

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Planting trees engages students

The City of Ottawa has granted St. Isidore’s school $5,500 for tree planting. After Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the cheque to principal Karen Wilson, representatives of the school’s environmental team gathered to discuss the project. From left are staff environmental rep Corinna Kober, El-Chantiry, Wilson, parent environmental rep Liane Nightingale, school ground design consultant Andrew Harvey, and student environmental club members Georgia, Lauren, Emily, Rachel and Alora.

Planting trees engages St. Isidore students

St. Isidore school’s environmental team has developed a cohesive plan to implement green yard initiatives, to improve student engagement in...

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Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage

Wires along the pedestrian walkway at Vimy Memorial Bridge, which spans the Rideau River between Riverside South and Barrhaven, are believed by city engineers to have been cut and pulled from their sockets last week in a suspected case of vandalism.

Vandals suspected behind Vimy Bridge damage

Police patrols on Vimy Memorial Bridge may be stepped up after wires along the pedestrian walkway at the structure are believed to have...

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