Community comes together

The launch of the new Cedarwood Community Hub in Herongate on July 23 was held to coincide with a Community Resource Fair for residents to learn about the programs and services available to them. At the launch were Kelli Tonner, program director with the South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre, left, Alta Vista Coun. jean Cloutier and Ottawa South MP David McGuinty.

Future of Bayview lands

Riverside Park residents will soon be asked to confirm whether their vision for the future of the vacant Bayview lands on Riverside Drive remains the same before the city rezones and sells the property.

Patrick Grandmaître

Patrick Grandmaître, second from right, became the new head coach of the uOttawa Gee-Gees varsity men’s hockey program on July 29. Ottawa Senators president Cyril Leeder, left, served on a committee with former Senators coach Jacques Martin and uOttawa’s athletic director, Marc Schryburt to select Grandmaître.

Airport eager to be included in Stage 2 LRT

Mark Laroche, president of the Ottawa International Airport Authority, says there is still the potential to include an airport rail link in Stage 2 of the city’s LRT project.

Flower power

The Ontario Horticulture Association’s annual flower and edible show highlights the best a region has to offer in annuals, perennials and edibles.

Passing on Lego passion

Caden Kahat from Chelsea, Que., takes a look at the Indiana Jones-esque Lego set his parents purchased from the Lego 4 CHEO event held in Chapman Mills on July 25. The sale in support of CHEO celebrated Mark Valcour – a Lego enthusiast who died in January. Friends and family worked to sell the large collection – about 70 kilograms worth of Lego – which Valcourt wanted to benefit CHEO.

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