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Glebe Community Association – the turbulent early 70s

The second in a series of articles by past-presidents of the Glebe Community Association marking the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1967, this installment covers the period from 1971 to early 1973. Randal Marlin and later Michael Cooper were GCA presidents during this time.

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Proposed housing development for the homeless in the Glebe Annex

Glebe Annex Community Association (GACA) is closely following a proposed new housing development for the homeless at 289 Carling Avenue, a small plot of land on the corner of Bell Street South and Carling Avenue, as well as the possible redevelopment of the buildings in the oldest part of Natural Resource Canada’s Booth Street Complex.

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Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books bids fond farewell

After more than a decade of blood (paper cuts), sweat (four location moves) and tears (of joy and frustration) we have decided that it is time to close the store. It was a very difficult and painful decision to make, but one that we know is the right decision for the three of us. How do you say goodbye to something that you absolutely love and believe in with all your heart?

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Trees in the Glebe: Selecting your Canada 150 tree

Spring will be here before you know it so now is the time to consider what kind of tree you will plant. The Environment Committee of the Glebe Community Association, with our partner Ecology Ottawa, has developed a handy resource guide as part of the initiative to encourage planting of 150 trees in our community in honour of Canada’s sesquicentennial.

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Goldart Jewellery Studio: one-of-a-kind creations made with love

Goldart opened its doors in the Glebe in late November 2016 in the stylish turn-of-the-century mansion vacated by Bucklands Fine Clothing at the corner of Bank Street and First Avenue. The Rozanskis love their new building, which they describe as their “forever home.”

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Ichiban Bakery comes to the Glebe

Ichiban Bakery just opened a second location in Fifth Avenue Court. The Bank Street storefront is attractive and June discusses the business with much enthusiasm and pride. The inside of the bakery is rustic with a brick wall facing an uncluttered but tempting service area.

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