St. Patrick’s residents celebrate ‘century of memories’

They have lived a combined total of 715 years, an accomplishment that was celebrated at St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa on Aug. 22 during a group birthday party for Helen Goslinksi, 108, left, Dorothy Guy, 100, Kathleen Kelly, 100, Pauline O’Regan, 102, Andrea Burke, 100, Ruby Torrance, 100, and Edith Wright, 105 (not pictured). They were joined by Mayor Jim Watson, back left, St. Patrick’s vice-president of finance Marilyn Williams, River Ward Coun. Maria McRae and MPP for

St. Patrick’s residents celebrate ‘century of memories’

SOUTH OTTAWA - The year Pauline O’Regan was born the Titanic sank. And as a little girl, she can still recall hiding behind her...

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Business owners applaud opening of Hunt Club interchange

Eli Tannis, president of the Ottawa Hawthorne Business Park, left, Gloucester-Southgate Coun. Diane Deans, Mayor Jim Watson and John Fraser, member of provincial parliament for Ottawa South, officially open the interchange at Hunt Club Road and Hwy. 417 on Aug. 21.

Business owners applaud opening of Hunt Club interchange

SOUTH OTTAWA - Business owners and truck drivers are no longer chomping at the bit to shave several precious minutes off their travel times...

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CHEO using technology to link family doctors, specialist physicians

CHEO is now using a high-tech service that provides family doctors and specialist physicians with a secure way to communicate online. The eConsult service is designed to reduce wait times for consultations and improve care for patients.

CHEO using technology to link family doctors, specialist physicians

OTTAWA - The region’s children’s hospital is now using a new high-tech service that has already proven effective in reducing the time it...

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Tinkering with science– Image 1

Above: Frederic St-Amour from Montreal, Que. concentrates on fitting the top back on an R2-T54 unit that he painstakingly built over an 18-month period. St-Amour joined members of the Ottawa chapter of the Astromech Club, made up builders of R2 units, inspired by the Star Wars movies.

Tinkering with science

The two-day Ottawa Mini Maker Faire at the Canada Science and Technology Museum was a popular attraction during a rainy weekend on Aug. 16...

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CHEO using tech to link family doctors, specialist physicians– Image 1

CHEO is now using a high-tech service that provides family doctors and specialist physicians with a secure way to communicate online. The eConsult service is designed to reduce wait times for consultations and improve care for patients.

CHEO using tech to link family doctors, specialist physicians

The region's children's hospital is now using a new high-tech service that has already proven effective in reducing the time it takes to...

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Young women learn firefighting ropes from the pros– Image 1

Sophia Villeneuve, 15, of Riverside South carries out a fake baby with her partner Ryann Seiler, 15, of Stittsville, under the supervision of firefighting instructors Marie-Aude Grandmaitre, back left, and Shannon Gobey on Aug. 12. The teens were among 24 young women taking part in the Ottawa fire department's annual basic firefighter training program for women ages 15 to 19.

Young women learn firefighting ropes from the pros

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

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Dog rescued in high-rise fire– Image 1

Smoke billows out from a fifth-floor unit in a Heatherington apartment building.

Dog rescued in high-rise fire

A dog was rescued by Ottawa firefighters after fire broke out in a bedroom in a fifth-floor unit of a high-rise apartment building in...

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Dyslexia has direct impact on academic performance– Image 1

Dyslexia has a direct and significant impact on academic achievement.

Dyslexia has direct impact on academic performance

Does your child read very slowly and inaccurately?

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