Vanier BIA participates in IDA conference

Riverain Park has been picked as Quartier Vanier’s location to host more than 550 people for a special International Downtown Association conference on Sept. 5.

Quartier Vanier to host hundreds in Riverain Park

Vanier is preparing to play host to hundreds of visitors during this year’s International Downtown Association conference.

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Young women learn firefighting ropes from the pros

Volunteer instructor Marta Tkaczyszyn, left, guides Carleton Place resident Rebecca Sheedy, 16, as she climbs a ladder during the Ottawa fire department’s annual Camp FFIT, during which young women between the ages of 15 and 19 learn what it takes to be a firefighter.

Young women learn firefighting ropes

OTTAWA - Ryann Seiler and Sophia Villeneuve drop to their hands and knees and peer through their protective facemasks into the pitch black...

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Bereavement retreat aims to connect those who’ve lost loved ones

Forty-nine guests attend the 2013 Care and Share Bereavement Retreat in September at the Galilee Retreat Centre in Arnprior.

Bereavement retreat looks to connect those in grief

OTTAWA - A free retreat for those grieving the death of a loved one hopes to ease the pain by sharing resources and experiences during day...

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United girls notch quarter-final win

Ottawa South United Force Black 2000 goalkeeper Mollie Eriksson (orange jersey) is congratulated by teammate Odessa Strizzi after scoring the game-winning goal during a penalty kick shootout in the Ontario Cup U14 girls soccer quarter-final held at City View Park in Burlington on Aug. 9. The game against the Burlington Bayhawks ended in a 1-1 tie, forcing a shootout that Ottawa won 5-4, making the final score 2-1 for Ottawa. Eriksson turned away all shootout attempt

United girls notch quarter-final win

OTTAWA - From scoring to goalkeeping, Greely resident Mollie Eriksson doesn’t sweat the challenge of switching roles from one moment to the...

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Cyclists saddle up for Ride to Turn the Tide

Twenty-two cyclists with the Grassroot Grannies take part in the 2013 Ride to Turn the Tide on Sept. 4, starting at the Bushtukah store on 5607 Hazeldean Rd.

Cyclists saddle up for Ride to Turn the Tide

KANATA - The Grassroot Grannies are preparing for their fifth Ride to Turn the Tide cycling event taking place from Sept. 3 to 5.

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Gloucester Fair continues on as Capital Fair– Image 1

The Captial Fair takes place at the Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre Aug. 15 to 24.

Gloucester Fair continues on as Capital Fair

Between 50,000 and 100,000 people are expected to help usher in a new era for the Gloucester Fair, now known as the Capital Fair.

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Grilled chicken and strawberry couscous salad a delicious treat– Image 1

Grilled chicken and strawberry couscous salad a delicious treat

Grilled chicken and strawberry couscous salad a delicious treat

Here's an easy warm summer salad when it's just too hot to cook indoors. Sweet strawberries are a nice contrast to the spinach and slightly...

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East end gets more ice time– Image 1

Dignitaries cut the ribbon to open the new Richcraft Sensplex facility on Shefford Road on Aug. 7.

East end gets more ice time

Booking ice time just got a lot easier in Ottawa's east end, now that the long-awaited Richcraft Sensplex has thrown open its doors to the...

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Events In Ottawa Region

Stop Smoking Drop-in

Wed Aug 20 | 2:00 PM

NFB Film Club - My Prairie Home

Wed Aug 20 | 6:30 PM

Seniors Chair Exercises

Thu Aug 21 | 2:00 PM

Decimal Detectives Museum Camp

Fri Aug 22 | 9:30 AM

Pre-teens: Sip Smart

Fri Aug 22 | 1:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Fri Aug 22 | 8:00 PM

Summer Sendoff: Official...

Sat Aug 23 | 10:00 AM

Urban Agricultural Bike Tour

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