City mourns

Veteran news anchor and champion for children, Max Keeping, who anchored the annual CHEO Telethon for more than 25 years, passed away Oct. 1 at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer.

Traffic safety

Traffic and roadway safety were the focus of the second in a series of meetings focusing on safety issues, hosted by Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans on Sept. 22. The meeting drew about 30 residents as well as Ottawa police Const. Stephanie Lemieux, left, Hunt Club Park resident Marie-Claude Baird, Ottawa police Sgt. Vanessa McNeil and Deans.


Armed with cold-weather gear, Grade 12 Canterbury High School student Zoë Perkins is ready to head north for a two-week scientific expedition, from Oct. 1 to 12, aboard a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker in the Arctic.

Schools go digital

Tammy Doyle, a Grade 1 teacher at St. Thomas More Catholic elementary school in Hunt Club Park, watches one of her former students, Alexa Connolly, now in Grade 2, play a computer game and, at the same time, learn how to code on a school tablet on Sept. 24. The Canadian Education Association will spend the next three months studying how the Ottawa Catholic School Board is using technology at all of its schools to enhance learning.

Seeking answers

Hundreds packed city hall on Oct. 1 to connect with lawyers and other experts in their quest to sponsor Syrian refugees. The forum and panel discussion coincided with the launch of a new sponsorship co-ordination service, Refugee611, and a fundraising campaign.

NAC lowers flag

The National Arts Centre lowered its flag on Oct. 2 in memory of Max Keeping, who passed away on Oct. 1 after a long fight with cancer.

Pop Expo

Ray Park, who performed as the villain Darth Maul in the Star Wars productions, will be just one of about 10 celebrities at the third-annual Pop Expo at the EY Centre in November.

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