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Kumon Math and Reading Centre opens in the Glebe

Parents in the Glebe seeking help for their children in math and reading have a brand new Kumon Centre. The world’s largest educational learning program specializing in after-school support for students ages 3–18 opened its doors on Bank Street between David’s Tea and Nicastro in September 2015.

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Life at The Element High School

Being part of The Element is an experience that not many people get to take part in. It has one-of-a-kind courses, ranging from cooking to running a small business. Not only that, but you also get to choose independently who will be in your work groups.

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Preparing to welcome the stranger: FACES

As are many in Canada, members of the Glebe community are coming together to welcome Syrian refugees into our midst. Here are two such initiatives: the First Avenue Churches and Community Embracing Sponsorship (FACES) and the Ottawa Centre Refugee Action (OCRA).

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Glebe Memorial Rink welcomes GNAG

It took a while but winter is here and staying. Our rink is up and doing very nicely. We are the Glebe Memorial Rink at 75 Glendale and we have been the outdoor rink of choice in the Glebe for over 60 years. With no boards, it is the perfect place to play shinny or even learn how to skate.

This year we are pleased to welcome GNAG and their winter program to Glebe Memorial. We have increased our rink surface to accommodate their needs and their presence enhances our presence. All good!

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Ice Dogs win heart-stopping tournament

The Ottawa Centre Atom B Ice Dogs took to the ice at the Bell Sensplex in Kanata the first weekend of December for the Holiday House League Tournament. The team, consisting of players from the Glebe, Centretown, and Old Ottawa South, was one of sixteen teams vying for the coveted hockey championship. The Ice Dogs were undefeated in their regular league play and were placed in a very competitive division with three other teams that also hadn’t lost a game in their respective league games.

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Notes of a Love Song

It takes a village, not only to raise a child but also to care for the infirm. The number of adults requiring care in their homes is rapidly increasing. While the responsibility for care often falls on the shoulders of women, the roles of family, friends and neighbours, not to mention professionals, are crucial, as shown in this book.

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