Herbfest

Herbfest volunteers gather round as the rights to the festival are signed over to the Carp Farmers’ Market last year. The deal didn’t work out, however, and now the annual event may move to McNab-Braeside instead.

Toddler Games Ottawa

Stay-at-home mom Nancy Tam is a kid at heart inside Toddler Games Ottawa, her new not-for-profit drop-in play space for toddlers and babies, located near the intersection of Bank Street and Walkley Road. The playgroup is open Monday and Tuesday mornings.

City to waive $5 admin for taxi licence renewal as a gesture of goodwill

Council voted to waive $5 in taxi licence renewal fees thanks in part to an administrative error. The fee was marked to go up to $55 during the budget process, but the city mailed out renewal notice with the incorrect amount to 2,583 licensed cabbies.

Hospice

Joan Moore shows off a 50th wedding annivery photo of herself and her husband Don, who passed away in hospice in late 2014. She says more hospice beds are needed in the city so everyone has access to the wonderful care her husband received. Hospice Care Ottawa is in need of $600,000 by the end of May to begin building its residential wing in Kanata.

Sens seal of approval

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk responds to reporters' questions following the NCC board meeting where his group, RendezVous LeBreton, was chosen as the preferred proponent for the development of LeBreton Flats.

City may ask province to allow civilians to direct traffic

City council may be asking the province to make changes to the Highway Traffic Act to allow civilians to direct traffic during special events or construction. Mayor Jim Watson said monitoring a barricade is a waste of police officers' skills.

Donation

Stittsville Lions Club president Don Redtman, left, presents Shawn Brown with a donation for $1,000 alongside Ron Armstrong, Lions club member, right on April 28.

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