Further to the Glebe Report’s coverage of the Ottawa election in our September issue, we are pleased to bring you statements from these additional candidates. Mayoral, Councillor, and Trustee candidates were asked to keep their responses and biographies to no more than 290 words, and the Glebe Report pledged to publish them “as received” (edited only for length.)Read more
As I sit with Kathy Aldridge on the couch by the window in Bridgehead at Bank and Second, a woman walks in with a huge smile on her face. She approaches Aldridge and says something along the lines of: “I just had to come in and say hello … you were on Donut Showdown, weren’t you? I saw you on TV! You were great.”Read more
Have you have ever paid a visit to the Glebe’s Station 12? If so, you may have already met some of the 28 firefighters making up the four rotating platoons that call Fifth Avenue and O’Connor home base. Like teams in five other stations across the city, these professionals, in addition to fighting fires, are tasked by Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) with providing heavy rescue.Read more
Christa Zeller Thomas, Glebe resident, historian and lecturer at uOttawa, writes about Ottawa residents who gave their names to streets and landmarks in the Glebe; Brian Mitchell, David Baird and Steve Harris of the GCA Traffic Committee discuss the hot topic of parking in the community; Ian McKercher looks back to what was happening thirty years ago this month in the Glebe.Read more
by Nicole Bayes-Fleming
Amir Zargari is wearing the clothes he designed himself and a pair of bright red Kanye West shoes. A grin stretches across his face as he begins to talk about his brand, Babes & Gents, which launched in July 2013.