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Is Fred Rose, MP, alive and well and living on Regent Street?

The December Glebe Report carried a letter signed by “Fred Rose, Glebe resident and former MP for Cartier, 1943-1947.” The author provided an address on Regent Street. Fred Rose doesn’t live at that address and never did. He died in Poland in 1983. I live on Regent Street, in fact next door, and I’ve checked the records. Fred Rose was, however, a real and an interesting person and an actual Member of Parliament.

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Chalkboy leaves a lasting mark

I am sure you have noticed beautiful coloured chalk menus and drawings on blackboards in many restaurants and pubs around town. But have you ever wondered who does them? Chalkboy, a.k.a. Andy Brown, is the talented artist and calligrapher behind those original works of art that attract the attention of customers and are much more interesting than the mass-produced, electronic signs that we see in most places.

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Announcing the Home Service Guild at Glebe-St. James

The Home Service Guild of the Glebe-St James United Church is a group of people connected through the church who are willing and able to help others with projects around the home, small and large.

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Trees make you healthier, but choose wisely

A major research report was released in October 2017 on the link between trees and greenspaces and human health. Urban Greenness and Mortality in Canada’s Largest Cities: A National Cohort Study is the culmination of a multi-year process engaging 11 researchers.

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Planting seeds of change: composting at the Glebe Community Centre

The Glebe Community Centre put out a green bin this fall. While this mundane event may appear unremarkable, in fact it signified the first of many changes envisioned and brought into practice by Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna’s Constituency Youth Council to the Glebe Community Centre (GCC).

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