NHL dream comes true for Glebites Kuffner and Véronneau

Best friends and Princeton graduates Ryan Kuffner and Max Véronneau, both from the Glebe, are bound to see some hockey action in the big leagues this season. The 23-year-olds made their NHL debuts last March.

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Election candidates

There are 11 candidates vying for election as Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, most of them women. The Glebe Report contacted those candidates for whom we could find information, and received statements from eight. Here is what they have to say to Glebe Report readers.

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John Howard Society’s new building– plans progress

There has been plenty of progress on 289 Carling Avenue, the site of the future supportive-housing building and headquarters for the Ottawa John Howard Society (JHS). One major step was the site-plan proposal.

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Canada is awesome, but vulnerable too

There’s nothing like a monumental road trip across Canada’s west to focus the mind on what it means to be Canadian. I didn’t want to make this very big trip, but I’m glad I agreed. Our 12,000-plus kilometer, six-week summertime journey was filled with memorable moments.

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The Falafel guys

Many Glebites have discovered The Falafel Guys on Sundays at the Lansdowne Farmers’ Market. Their culinary delight is a fresh falafel sandwich made right before your eyes.

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260 Fingers – 15th annual ceramic exhibition and sale

Come to 260 Fingers at the Glebe Community Centre from November 8 to 10. For the 15th consecutive year, 26 of the most accomplished ceramic artists from Ontario and Quebec are converging to exhibit and sell some of the most innovative and inspiring clay work in the region.

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Turn, turn, turn in the Glebe

On a cool rainy morning in June, I walk under the canopy of trees along Craig Street to the home gallery of long-time Glebe resident Larry Katz, woodturner. I had seen Katz’s bowls at craft shows, felt the smooth wood in my hands and heard him talk about his craft.

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A Community Benefits Agreement for LeBreton Flats

Imagine a LeBreton Flats where people from all walks of life can live and work affordably and comfortably with access to a complete range of services.The goal of the LeBreton Flats Community Benefits Coalition is to secure a community benefits agreement.

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Food this month

This month, Carolyn Best brings us the story of celery and its root, celeriac, and recipes for salads, and Marisa Romano features Glebekitchen’s mouth-watering recipe for chicken curry.

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Books featured in October

Books featured this month include Carbon Copy, “a Frances McFadden Mystery” and the third novel from Glebite Ian McKercher; a review of Ruth Latta’s historical novel Grace in Love by Glebe philosopher Randal Marlin; and a roundup of thrillers and mysteries by Sylvie Chartrand of the Sunnyside Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. We also present an essay on the pleasures of reading.

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How to make the right framing choices

When you buy a new, beloved artwork, I strongly advise you to invest in framing. The word “invest” is intentional; framing costs might seem high, but they are an investment towards ensuring that your piece will show its best and has proper protection.

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Music this month

Our music offerings this month include a preview look at upcoming Sunday concerts at Glebe-St. James United Church; an interview with Andrew Ager, composer of Frankenstein; the Opera; and an article on Faust, the concert and 1926 silent film to be presented by Seventeen Voyces at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church October 25 and 26.

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