Archive | November, 2017

Tennis star Françoise Abanda visits Mutchmor

Françoise Abanda visited Mutchmor Public School on October 4 to inspire young athletes to set and achieve their goals – and lob a few tennis balls.

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Opportunity knocks (next door) for The Dailey Method

When Sarah Thompson and Jamie Rigby moved back to Ottawa from Vancouver a few years ago, they had no plans to open a cycle studio. The couple, both teachers who were returning after several years away, had fallen for The Dailey Method’s barre workouts and wanted to bring the concept to the Ottawa community.

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Give backyard wildlife a chance

Is your backyard an ecological haven for wildlife and insects? Or is it, from the perspective of the wild creatures and of ecologists, an urban wasteland?

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Old Ottawa South needs your support

The Southminster Church across from the Sunnyside library is selling land to Windmill Development Group. The developer proposes to build four townhouses and a 19-plus-metre-high, six-storey condominium. The condominium will be higher than the church and higher than any building currently allowed in our neighbourhood.

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Wild rice from harvest to table

Author Marisa Romano visited Curve Lake First Nations for a lesson in harvesting wild rice by canoe and getting it ready for the table.

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