Lazar, Karlsson lead Senators over Leafs-Image1

Ottawa Senators' Curtis Lazar (27) celebrates his second goal of the game with teammate Ryan Dzingiel as Toronto Maples Leafs' Matt Hunwick (2), Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau (15), goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) and Byron Froese (56) react during third period NHL action, in Ottawa on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. The Ottawa Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand


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Giving back

CHEO patient and Nunavut resident Monica Sheapik, 15, shows a photo of her puppy dog to Melinda Currey, right, girlfriend of Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson. Several of the players’ wives and girlfriends made pre-Valentine’s Day crafts with patients during their first group visit to the hospital on Feb. 10. It wasn’t Currey’s visit to the hospital. As a child growing up in the Billings Bridge community of Alta Vista, Currey and her parents often visited CHEO kids.

Family Fun Day fundraising for Kinburn family

A benefit is being held on Family Day (Monday, Feb. 15) at the Kinburn Community Centre to raise funds for the Hanna family. Kathleen Hanna, a 21-year-old with Cystic fibrosis, is in need of a double-lung transplant and is waiting to get the word from Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital that she’s been added to the transplant list.

Community meeting

Janice Hayes, who lives on Westin Drive in Elmvale Acres, speaks during a meeting on the proposed redevelopment of the Elmvale Acres Shopping Centre. The new Elmvale Acres Community Association organized the meeting at St. Aidan's Anglican Church on Feb. 7.


A contortion performance is just one of 29 performances in the Echoes of Winter variety show supporting CHEO on Feb. 13 at Kailash Mital Theatre at Carleton University.

National Arts Centre revitalization project

An ice sculpture of what a revitalized National Arts Centre will look like was on display at a groundbreaking press conference for the project on Feb. 9.

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