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Ottawa Senators' Curtis Lazar (27) celebrates his second goal of the game with teammate Ryan Dzingiel as Toronto Maples Leafs' Matt Hunwick (2), Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau (15), goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) and Byron Froese (56) react during third period NHL action, in Ottawa on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. The Ottawa Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Play with your food!

This Family Day, have a blast in the kitchen together using a few simple ingredients and your imagination.

Thumb bands

Kallie Martell, 10, shows off a thumb band distributed by Ottawa Police as a part of the leave the phone alone campaign. Police were at Chapel Hill Catholic School on Feb. 2 to speak with Grade 5 students about the importance of distraction-free driving. The campaign is in schools to talk to future drivers.


The Al-Dakhil family has been in Canada for about 10 months. The family, from Syria, was able to move to Kanata after escaping Syria to Lebanon. Top, from left, are Sofi, 13, Kholoud, Yasar, 15, and Shadi, bottom are Stephane, 7 months, and Syriana, 9. The family spoke at a Rotary event held at city hall on Feb. 2.

Pro debuts

Buckingham, Que.’s Danyk Croteau, left, Blossom Park resident Oni Joseph and Taylor Page, of Orléans, are regulars at the Final Round Boxing Club in Heron Park. Croteau and Page will be fighting other opponents during Fight Club 18 at Hilton Casino Lac Leamy in Gatineau on Feb. 21.

Steve Kanellakos named new city manager

The city announced the hiring of Steve Kanellakos for the city's top job on Feb. 8. Kanellakos is currently the city manager for Vaughan, Ont. and will replace Kent Kirkpatrick on May 2.

Capital Hoops Classic

University of Ottawa Gee-Gees player Catherine Traer works her way past Ravens player Lindsay Shotbolt during the 10th annual MBNA Capital Hoops Classic at the Canadian Tire Centre on Feb. 5. The Carleton Ravens ended up winning the game 73-50, keeping ahead of the Gee-Gees throughout the game. Last year the Gee-Gees defeated the Ravens 46-40.

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