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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First-year PGA golf tourney on target to break even, raise funds for military charity

John Randolph, Forces & Families Open tournament director, left, Col. Kevin Goheen, Hylands Golf Club president, and Jeff Monday, president of PGA Tour Canada, discuss preparations on July 22 at Hylands for the inaugural Forces & Families Open, which takes place at the club from Aug. 4 to 10.

First-year PGA golf tourney on target to raise funds for military charity

OTTAWA - Despite the challenges of establishing a new charitable tournament within the PGA Tour Canada lineup, organizers say they are on...

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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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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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Local filmmaker premieres first feature-length movie; A modern Nazi pa– Image 1

Richard Groen, right, and his father, Aren Groen, are the men behind The Scarecrow Club, which premiered at the Mayfair Theatre on July 10.

Local filmmaker premieres first feature-length movie; A modern Nazi party wins the Ontario election in The Scarecrow Club

Action. Na-zis. "The Scarecrow Club" is a fi lm rife with controversy and tension, and is the fi rst feature-length offering of local fi...

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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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Health centre checks pulse of Herongate– Image 1

Nicole Li, left, a community health worker with South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre, will be knocking on doors in Herongate this summer to survey residents and identify service providers operating in that community. Kelli Tonner, the centre's program director of community services, says the goal of the project is to identify needs and opportunities, as well as build connections in the neighbourhood.

Health centre checks pulse of Herongate

If you live in Herongate and there's a knock at your door this summer, it could very well be Nicole Li. She will be conducting a new 10-...

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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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