Carp Road Corridor BIA

The Carp Road Corridor BIA held its annual general meeting on Jan. 17. Members of the board are, from left, Wayne French, Jim Gorman, Greg LeBlanc, executive director Roddy Bolivar, City of Ottawa's Jamie Hurst, chair Erwin Schulz and councillor Scott Moffatt. The board has one vacancy to fill.

Let your backbone slide

Carleton University kicks off a year of events to celebrate its 75th anniversary on Jan. 18 with a performance by Canadian hip-hop artist and former student Maestro Fresh Wes.

Iconic spot

According to the National Capital Commission, Nepean Point is one of the most spectacular lookouts in Canada’s Capital, making it a key Capital destination. At the highest point of the site is a majestic statue of Samuel de Champlain, who explored the Ottawa River in 1613.

Peace song

Soprano Miriam Khalil will perform with Thirteen Strings in a new musical composition based on Saadi's poem "Bani Adam" as part of the Concert for Peace at the Dominion Chalmers Church on Jan. 27.

Heart Institute

The province just released a report highlighting infrastructure projects in Ontario which includes the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, that is currently completing a 13,500 square metres expansion.

Hockey boards

The Canadian War Museum is getting hockey boards from Afghanistan that are painted with a Canadian Flag. The boards will be on display after their arrival, which is scheduled for February.

Innovation Station

With the opening of the Innovation park-and-ride, the elimination of routes 60 and 93 and the addition of routes 63 and 64, many bus riders in Briarbrook and Morgan’s Grant say their commute times have increased.

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