South budget consultation

From left, Coun. Jean Cloutier, Tom Fedec, Coun. Riley Brockington, Coun. Diane Deans and Mayor Jim Watson fielded questions and received suggestions from residents at a budget consultation for south Ottawa on Oct. 6.

CHEO happy with patent ruling in Australia

CHEO is celebrating the Australian High Court’s ruling that human genes can’t be patented, and hopes Canada will do the same. The regional children’s hospital is in the process of challenging five U.S. gene patents, which it says prevents its specialists from testing patients for a potentially life-threatening heart rhythm disorder.

Memorial takes place Oct. 25

A remembrance service will take place Oct. 25 for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the ceremonial guardsman murdered at the base of the National War Memorial on Oct. 22, 2014.

Special hockey equipment

Tysen Lefebvre, left, and Lukas Hooper are suited up and strapped into Kaye Trainer devices for their first time playing hockey at the Kanata Recreation Complex on Sept. 19. Due to severe health problems, the two were previously unable to play, but thanks to local fundraising for the new training devices, the pair will play with the Capital City Condors this season.

Richmond artist put owl, ' seven' in paintings

Richmond artists Alexander Khomoutov and Elena Khomoutova are surrounded by some of the greeting cards which have been printed featuring their artwork.

Quire a week for Stittsville's Tysen Lefebvre

Stittsville's Tysen Lefebvre gives his trademark thumbs up as he is flanked by the Ottawa 67s mascot and the Ottawa RedBlacks mascot at the annual Four Wishes event at the Aberdeen Pavillion at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa.

Mlacak retrospective

John Mlacak’s painting, Vu de l’arrière, Montréal, adorns the invitation to a retrospective showing of the late artist’s work, to be held at Koyman Galleries at 1771 St Laurent Blvd. from Oct.17 to Nov. 1.

Wizards abound at Goulbourn Museum

Hayden Buch, right, tries to get a shot past "keepers" Kaitlyn Beech, left, and Goulbourn Museum volunteer Sarah Norton, in a game of Quidditch at the Goulbourn Museum's "Muggles, Magic & Mischief" family craft day Oct. 4.

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