City mourns

Veteran news anchor and champion for children, Max Keeping, who anchored the annual CHEO Telethon for more than 25 years, passed away Oct. 1 at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer.

Schools go digital

Tammy Doyle, a Grade 1 teacher at St. Thomas More Catholic elementary school in Hunt Club Park, watches one of her former students, Alexa Connolly, now in Grade 2, play a computer game and, at the same time, learn how to code on a school tablet on Sept. 24. The Canadian Education Association will spend the next three months studying how the Ottawa Catholic School Board is using technology at all of its schools to enhance learning.

Singer Anne Lewis performing at NAC

Anne Lewis of Stittsville is presenting a concert at the fourth stage at the National Arts Centre Oct. 17 to celebrate the first anniversary of her return to singing after a battle with cancer that affected her voice, causing her to give up her singing career for a number of years.

Ride to support refugees, others in need

A ride for refugees, displaced people and others in need of help has been organized for Oct. 3, and will head through Kanata, into Dunrobin and back, with hopes of raising $75,000.

Summer reading reaches new heights at Munster Library

Susan McDonald, librarian at the Munster branch of the Ottawa Public Library, and long time Munster library volunteer John MacDonald, stand in front of the tree house display which MacDonald made and which was on display in the library this summer to publicize the TD Summer Reading Program.

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