Lazar, Karlsson lead Senators over Leafs-Image1

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


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Community meeting

Janice Hayes, who lives on Westin Drive in Elmvale Acres, speaks during a meeting on the proposed redevelopment of the Elmvale Acres Shopping Centre. The new Elmvale Acres Community Association organized the meeting at St. Aidan's Anglican Church on Feb. 7.


A contortion performance is just one of 29 performances in the Echoes of Winter variety show supporting CHEO on Feb. 13 at Kailash Mital Theatre at Carleton University.

National Arts Centre revitalization project

An ice sculpture of what a revitalized National Arts Centre will look like was on display at a groundbreaking press conference for the project on Feb. 9.

Polar Plunge at Algonquin College

Ottawa polar plunge organizer Insp. John McGetrick climbs out of icy water during the 2015 polar plunge at TD Place, with help from some fellow officers. The Polar Plunge for the Special Olympics will take place again this year, hosted by Algonquin College on Feb. 27.

Going for a long walk

The Fit as a Fiddle Walking Club officially launched on Feb. 8 at Symphony Senior Living in Orléans. Members of the club, as well as local MP Andrew Leslie and MPP Marie-France Lalonde, attended the morning launch. Walking club participants hope to walk the equivalent of the distance from Victoria, B.C., to St. John’s, N.L.

Performance cousins entertain at Gaia Java

Performing together at the music evening at the Gaia Java Coffee Company shop in Stittsville Jan. 29 are cousins Keli Jay and Jarret Mayo.

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