They have The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. We have the Oktoberfest Parade in Kitchener. Which sounds like more fun?

10 reasons why Canadian Thanksgiving is better than American Thanksgiving

10 reasons why Canadian Thanksgiving is better than American Thanksgiving

A holiday on Monday is always better than a holiday on Thursday. Whoever heard of the Thursday Blahs?

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Hundreds expected to breakfast with Santa in Riverside South

Lesia Gilbert and her sons Brayden, dressed as a little Santa, and Riley, dressed as an elf, are ready for the Christmas season ahead of the Riverside South Community Association’s 11th-annual Breakfast with Santa and evening sleigh rides on Dec. 6.

Hundreds expected to breakfast with Santa in Riverside South

Breakfast with Santa in Riverside South is not only a hot meal, but also a hot-ticket item.

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Keepsakes at school

Kars on the Rideau Public School student Dominic Churchill, left, his dad Jason Churchill, Kars parent Steve Clarke and school principal Rick Haggar have been collecting artifacts and documents from the school’s history as part of an archive project they started last year.

Kars group seeks memorabilia, volunteers for school archive project

A group of keen parents, staff and historians at the school are hoping to unearth some of that heritage from local basements, garages and...

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Beacon Hill-Cyrville Coun. Tim Tierney

Tierney elected to head Ontario caucus for Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Tierney elected to head Ontario caucus for Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Beacon Hill-Cyrville Coun. Tim Tierney is taking on a leadership role for Ontario at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

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Mahogany changes

Minto Communities vice president of development Susan Murphy, left, and Mahogany land development manager Erin O’Connor were ready to face hard questions from residents in Manotick on Nov. 25.

Residents concerned Mahogany will become ‘moveable feast’

Skeptical residents questioned the motives behind Minto’s proposal to change lot sizes and add 14 new units to a section of its Mahogany...

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Communications Security Establishment

The woods around the new Communications Security Establishment facility at 1929 Ogilvie Rd. features publicly accessible pathways for walking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, members of the Carson Grove Community Association heard during their Nov. 17 annual general meeting.

Carson Grove aims to revive its community association

After four years without an annual general meeting, the newly renamed Carson Grove Community Association is hoping for a bit of a revival.

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Youth forum brings city's students together

Students Robert Ryan, left, and Darien Paul attend the public school board’s Rainbow Youth Forum for both students who identify as LGBTQ and students who are allies or participate in schools’ gay-straight alliances. The forum was hosted at the Confederation Education Centre on Nov. 27.

Students join together for Rainbow Forum

Students and staff from every school in the Ottawa public board came together on Nov. 27 to learn about issues affecting a diverse group of...

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Rainer Bloess retires from city council

City manager Kent Kirkpatrick, left, and Mayor Jim Watson, right, give a photo of a marshy area between the mainland and Petrie Island taken at dawn to retiring Innes Coun. Rainer Bloess during the final city council meeting of the term on Nov. 26.

Choked-up Rainer Bloess says goodbye to city council

Rainer Bloess delivered emotional goodbye remarks during his final city council meeting as councillor for Innes Ward on Nov. 26.

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