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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$20.6 million LottoMax ticket sold in Orillia

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All lanes of Hwy 400 re-opened at Barrie

NB lanes of Hway 400 closed at Barrie after fatal crash



Sunwing passenger arrested after threat

Passenger's 'threat' forces Sunwing flight back to Toronto: airline



Telus, Rogers raise customer privacy in court

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers



Two charged in case of purloined Pomeranians

Pembroke, Ont., pair charged after police say puppies stolen, owner assaulted


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4 x 4 Volleyball Tournament

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