Archive | September, 2017

St. Matthew’s War Memorial Project – lest we forget

The names of 48 men from St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in the Glebe who were killed in action in the first and second world wars are poignantly displayed on special wall plaques in the church. Sixteen of these men were killed in the First World War. Sadly, as the years have passed, their personal stories have faded from memory. Here is the story of Albert Edward Cuzner.

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Native vs invasive trees in the Glebe

Does the Glebe have an invasive tree problem? Do we have a concerning overabundance of non-native trees in our midst?

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DiversiTea signature shortbread: 
the perfect tea-dunking cookie

Louise Allard and Susan Potter of DiversiTea started mixing tea leaves with dry fruits and herbs in 2012 and launched their business with a few tea blends when they set up their first table at the Metcalfe Farmers’ Market in the winter of 2013. Soon the business expanded to include the Ottawa Farmers’ Market –temporarily located at Brewer Park – and DiversiTea has been a noteworthy presence at Lansdowne ever since.

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Probate if necessary, but not necessarily probate (Part 1)

In 2015, for the purpose of increasing tax revenue, a new probate regime came into effect in Ontario that greatly affects all Ontarians. The following discussion is not about the new probate requirements, but rather how probate may be avoided thereby resulting in reduced work, legal fees and tax. Look for part 2 in the October Glebe Report.

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