Archive | March, 2018

Older homes: a shortcut to energy efficiency

There is a lot to learn about owning an older home. You’re in luck this spring, because we’re offering you a shortcut to energy efficiency. We will have our own energy-retrofit home-reno show at the Glebe Community Centre on Saturday, April 21.

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Of book sales past, present and future

I love the Mutchmor School (formerly First Avenue) book sale, and I know I’m not alone. So I’ll give you a scoop. This year’s dates are April 19 to 22 and book collection starts on April 3, so mark your calendars!

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Planning

Two development proposals currently under public discussion will have an impact on the Glebe and Glebe Annex neighbourhoods: the Booth Street Complex, and the new Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital.

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Book Reviews

Find out what wonderful children’s books are available at the Sunnyside Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. Get the word on the latest YA book by local author Larry McCloskey – The Dog Who Cried Snake. And read a review of the recent compilation of poems by Glebe poet, author and educator JC Sulzenko – South Shore Suite … POEMS.

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Trees and forests: A talk with Diana Beresford-Kroeger

Diana Beresford-Kroeger is an internationally renowned medical biochemist, botanist and author who lives in Merrickville in a home surrounded by her own arboretum. She is the author of several books and her expertise in plants and their relationship to human well-being, both physical and psychological, is sought out across Canada and internationally. She is also a passionate advocate for forests.

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