Capital Ward Candidates for Councillor

There are five candidates for the councillor seat in Capital Ward, which includes the Glebe, in the upcoming election on October 22. The Glebe Report asked each candidate for 400 words on why we should vote for them.

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Candidates for Zone 9 School Trustee

The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has two candidates vying for a spot on the board as trustee for Zone 9, as does the Ottawa Catholic School Board. The Glebe Report asked each candidate for a statement as to why we should vote for them on October 22.

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Tree action –now

It may sound strange, but trees are members of our community. In 2017, the Glebe came out strongly in support of the Canada 150 Tree Initiative, well exceeding our target of 150 trees planted. Trees, clearly, are important to us. But new trees don’t make up for the loss of mature trees that actually provide canopy.

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291 Carling Avenue – once a key planning hub

Today, the 3.4-acre parcel of land at 291 Carling Avenue between Bell Street South and Lebreton South, which is up for redevelopment by Canada Lands Company (CLC) and the Algonquins of Ontario, is a 300-car parking lot. The site, however, has an interesting story to tell.

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Eldon’s believes in local, fresh and sustainable food

At Eldon’s on the east side of Bank Street just shy of Second Avenue, I met with a very enthusiastic pair of owners in a pleasant milieu. I met Marhlee Gaudet, co-owner, and we were soon joined by co-owner Cory Baird.

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Glebe Community Centre is focus of energy innovation

The Glebe community has a longstanding passion for environmental action at the local level. Read about local green initiatives in energy and single-use plastic bags, and find out what our municipal candidates think on green issues.

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Student’s guide to the Glebe

Moving away from home, being on your own and fending for yourself is hard enough, but doing all that in the country’s capital can be a tad overwhelming. We got a fourth-year Carleton student to compile a guide to your next-door neighbourhood: the Glebe. We know it’s hard being a student, so let us make it easy for you.

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Glebe Little League summer season 2018

This summer’s competitive baseball season wrapped up at the end of August after two months of excellent baseball fun and competition.

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Food in the Glebe

A luscious apricot cake, scrumptious pumpkin pecan scones in tune with the season, and lovely edible flowers to add an elegant touch to the food we eat.

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Books for the season

A selection of books, some for children, for your reading pleasure – from falling leaves to gay vocab to murder most foul and real-life Ottawa spies.

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