Planting trees engages students

The City of Ottawa has granted St. Isidore’s school $5,500 for tree planting. After Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the cheque to principal Karen Wilson, representatives of the school’s environmental team gathered to discuss the project. From left are staff environmental rep Corinna Kober, El-Chantiry, Wilson, parent environmental rep Liane Nightingale, school ground design consultant Andrew Harvey, and student environmental club members Georgia, Lauren, Emily, Rachel and Alora.

Planting trees engages St. Isidore students

St. Isidore school’s environmental team has developed a cohesive plan to implement green yard initiatives, to improve student engagement in...

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All aboard

Mayor Jim Watson is feeling confident that Stage 2 of the city's light-rail plans will keep moving after the federal and Ontario budgets both including major transit dollars.

Stage 2 light rail funding on a roll in Ottawa

Mayor Jim Watson is optimistic his light rail dream will become a funded reality after an exciting week of public transit announcements from...

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Celebrating the longtime volunteers

From left to right: Donna Clark, Hugh Urbach, Josephine Norton, and Lori Fielding celebrate another successful Diefenbooker race day. Donna and Josephine are Past Managers of rural branches of the OPL, and Lori is the Supervising Librarian of the Carp branch.

Celebrating longtime volunteers of the 19th Diefenbooker Classic

One of the faces behind the Diefenbooker Classic race is Hugh Urbach, a man who has had a lifetime involvement of physical activity and...

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Why acting is good for you

Justin Veale and Lisa Maranta take time out of rehearsing Rural Root’s ‘That Darn Plot’ to participate in an activity created to help actors improve the flow of speech between each other.

Why acting is good for you – and why you should give it a try

Acting is one item that frequently shows up on people’s bucket lists, and one of the most intimidating ones to cross off.

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Child pornography charges laid against man with links to West Carleton high school

A west end man arrested on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography on April 21 is a staff member at West Carleton Secondary School.

Child pornography charges laid against man with links to West Carleton high school

A west end man arrested on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography is a staff member at West Carleton Secondary School.

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Sheldon Kennedy

Sheldon Kennedy, former NHL player and abuse victim, speaks about the new course that hockey parents in Ottawa will be required to take in 2015 for the next hockey season. Kennedy was at the Richcraft Sensplex on April 20 to help make the announcement.

Respect in Hockey program here for local minor hockey teams

A new respect in hockey program will launch next season for all minor hockey clubs who are a part of Hockey Eastern Ontario.

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‘Doug Rivington Park’ proposed as name for new Carp park

‘Doug Rivington Park’ has been proposed as the new name for a Carp park in the Green Meadows neighbourhood.

‘Doug Rivington Park’ proposed as name for new Carp park

The city has been asked to name a Carp park in honour of community leader Doug Rivington.

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Interesting exhibits coming to Diefenbunker

A photography exhibit by Slovenian photographer Manca Juvan launches April 23 and runs until June 28 at the Diefenbunker. Afghanistan, Unordinary Lives offers an in-depth exploration of civil society in Afghanistan where Juvan spent a number of months doing field research.

Interesting exhibits coming to Diefenbunker

The Diefenbunker will be one busy spot over the next few weeks. With a number of exhibits, specialty tours and a new artist in residence,...

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