$1M gift boosts Canadian, Ottawa stem cell research

James Price, president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Stem Cell Foundation, left, Sandra Henderson, senior vice-president of BMO Financial Group’s eastern Ontario division, and Tim Kluke, president and chief executive officer of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, celebrate BMO’s $1-million gift to the Ottawa Hospital and the stem cell foundation on May 21 at the General campus.

$1M gift boosts Canadian, Ottawa stem cell research

Stem cell research in Canada and at the Ottawa Hospital’s General campus recently received a $1-million boost. Sandra Henderson, senior...

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LGBT presentation

John Young Elementary School students make their portion of a presentation to parents on May 7 explaining what the acronym LGBT means, and the meaning behind the rainbow flag.

John Young students show parents their support for LGBT rights

What does the word “gay” actually mean? That was one of the first questions John Young Elementary School students sought to answer after...

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ModBox unveil plans for St. Charles Church

Developer ModBox is planning to build a residential development around the St. Charles Church and transform the heritage building into a hub of retailers and boutique vendors, similar to Toronto’s Distillery District.

ModBox unveil plans for St. Charles Church

Developer ModBox has unveiled its preliminary plans to transform the St. Charles Church into a new retail hub with boutique vendors,...

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Twithcoco looks to empower mothers and daughters

Komal Minhas is set to be one of two keynote speakers at the ‘beyoutful’ event at the Wabano Centre on May 31. The afternoon tea for mothers and daughters hopes to empower young women.

Twithcoco looks to empower mothers and daughters

Mothers seeking ways to empower their daughters might find what they’re looking for at Twithcoco’s “Beyoutful.”

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Manotick Village Community Association annual general meeting 2015

Manotick Village Community Association president Klaus Beltzner addresses the MVCA’s annual general meeting at the Manotick Legion on May 28. The association celebrated its fifth anniversary at the AGM.

Truck traffic and city storm water rate review top agenda at MVCA AGM

Ongoing concerns about truck traffic and traffic safety dominated the questions put to Rideau-Goulbourn Coun. Scott Moffatt at the Manotick...

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Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod

Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod is one of the special guests lined up to speak at the Greely Community Association's AGM on June 10.

Greely Community Association lines up political heavyweights for AGM

When the Greely Community Association gets together for its annual general meeting on June 10 at the Greely Community Centre at 7 p.m., some...

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Dickinson Days talent show

One of the highlights of the Dickinson Days festivities is the talent show that will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, in Dickinson Square in Manotick.

All set for Dickinson Days shindig in Manotick

When you are putting on a three-day party that will bring joy to many people, there are often some headaches during the planning process...

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Students, staff return to Charles Hulse school

Staff and students returned to Charles H. Hulse Public School on May 25, following a five-week closure after several students and staff fell sick following the spraying of an unauthorized pesticide at the school.

Students, staff return to Charles Hulse school

Students and staff returned to Charles H. Hulse Public School on Monday, following the school’s five-week closure after an unapproved...

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