Queensway Carleton Hospital receives $1M gift for elder care

Hank Mews, founder of Myers Automotive Group, speaks inside the unfinished Queensway Carleton Hospital acute care for the elderly unit on Feb. 20. The company, now run by Mews’ two sons, donated $1 million to the unit, which will serve the rapidly aging population.

Queensway Carleton Hospital receives $1M gift for elder care

A family business with long-standing ties to the community gave back to west-end residents in a big way on Feb. 20.

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No flow

City crews are scrambled to thaw out frozen pipes like this one displayed at a briefing on Friday, Feb. 27.

City scrambles to fix deluge of frozen pipes

City staff are asking for patience as crews scramble to deal with a flood of frozen water pipes across Ottawa.

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Stittsville Hockeyville

Holding up a sign urging support for Stittsville's nomination as Kraft Hockeyville 2015 are, from left) Stittsville Rams major novice player Anthony Fiorenza, Domenic Fiorenza, a hockey dad who submitted the nomination of Stittsville to the national competition and Stittsville Minor Hockey Association president Tim Sheehan.

Stittsville Hockeyville campaign needs support

The campaign continues for Stittsville to advance in the Kraft Hockeyville 2015 competition. This is an annual national competition aimed...

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Pot shop

The Heavens to Betsy boutique could soon be home to a National Access Cannabis centre, a franchise that helps patients navigate the medical marijuana system.

Marijuana centre coming to Hintonburg

A medical marijuana “gatekeeper” could open its doors this spring on Hintonburg’s main street.

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Big budget

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has upped its budget 23 per cent to cover several major capital projects this year.

Conservation authority ups 2015 budget for big projects

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has tabled a budget 23 per cent higher than last year’s to fund a busy year full of capital...

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Strings, keys produce beautiful music at Gaia Java

Members of the Lisgar Collegiate Institute String Quartet performed at Gaia Java Feb. 13. Two members of that group at Rhiannon Ng on violin and Kenya Moore on viola.

Strings, keys produce beautiful music at Gaia Java

- What do strings and keys have in common? Well, none other than the ability to produce beautiful music when in the hands of a gifted...

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Stittsville Peewee C3 Thunder 'win it for Brayden'

Members of the Stittsville Peewee C3 Thunder celebrate their victory as Cougar Cup tournament champions. They were missing teammate Brayden Read who was injured in the tournament but they maintain they won it for him.

Stittsville Peewee C3 Thunder 'win one for Brayden'

“Win just one for the Gipper” is a famous phrase associated with Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne and 1920’s Notre Dame All-American...

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Board-wide music festival at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Catholic High School music teacher Matt Dawber directs the school's senior jazz band as it performs in an adjudication session at the annual music festival at the school Feb. 12. Dawber organizes the festival.

Board-wide music festival at Sacred Heart High School

The number of students at Sacred Heart Catholic High School jumped by several hundred on Thursday, Feb. 12, a fact that could be like music...

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