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Pivot613: changing the stories of peoples’ lives

Interestingly, it was a series on the futility of New Year’s resolutions that first led me and my husband to start regularly attending Pivot613, a new church in the Glebe, in early 2016. We were walking along Fifth Avenue by Monk when we noticed the sign for Pivot613 declaring “Love First” outside the Ecclesiax building where they meet Sunday afternoons.

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Kilt skate returns to Lansdowne Park

Mark your calendars. Don your tartans. Strap on your skates. The Fourth Annual Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate returns Saturday, January 20 to the Lansdowne Park Skating Court.

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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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Nearly 30 new businesses have opened this year

If you stroll through the Glebe, you’ll notice that nearly 30 new businesses have opened their doors in the Glebe in 2017 and they are ventures that truly help set the neighbourhood apart.

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Trees and development: 
a fragile balance

Trees are highly vulnerable in infill development projects. What do developers consider when making decisions about what to do with trees?

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