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Bonbons and bars on Bank – Alicja Confections

The Glebe has welcomed several new businesses recently. Learn more about the chocolate at Alicja Confections, the tasty treats at Yummy Meat Pies, the Stag Shop and the all-natural soaps at the Purple Urchin.

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The Great Fire of 1870, or how Dow’s Lake saved Ottawa

When the people of Ottawa reflect upon the great fire, the vast majority think of the 1900 fire that started in Hull and tore through Lebreton Flats down to Dow’s Lake. However, many people do not realize that an earlier, much larger fire, the Ottawa Valley’s Great Fire of 1870, came upon Ottawa’s doorstep, threatening much the same area.

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Capital Ward election heats up

Unlike last time, the municipal election in October will be hotly contested in Capital Ward. Even though nomination papers can’t be filed until May 1, six candidates have declared themselves.

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Glebe Report essay contest

The winner of our recent essay contest marking the Glebe Report’s 500th edition in February is Christie Diekmeyer. The Glebe Report Board was very pleased with the enthusiastic responses to its essay contest and the warm feelings that writers expressed on the subject of community newspapers. Many thanks to our judges Elaine Marlin, former editor of the Glebe Report, and Patricia Lightfoot and Steve Zan, current co-chairs of the Glebe Report Board of Directors.

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Lisgar reunion to celebrate 175 years!

Older than the country and the fourth oldest high school in the province, Lisgar Collegiate Institute, this grand old lady–Ottawa’s first high school–will celebrate a milestone birthday the weekend of May 4–6, 2018.

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Boston Pizza comes to the Glebe

Cam Saikaly is no stranger to Ottawa and not new to the restaurant business. He also owns the Boston Pizza location at Walkley and Conroy where he has been for 10 years, and yes, business is great.

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