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Elections and democracy

The October 22 municipal election was a real squeaker for Capital Ward. Find out the election results, read a word from Councillor-Elect Shawn Menard, and consider an op-ed on elections and how we might do democracy better.

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Someone’s in the kitchen with Wendy

There’s a fabulous cooking “school” run by a lovely lady who tantalizes the palates of others deep in the hidden terraces of the Glebe, unknown to most Glebites. Wendy Myers knows about food. She has a large fridge with a freezer in her kitchen, a large freezer in an adjacent room and another large fridge close by.

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Lyme disease and you

I decided to write an article about Lyme disease in humans, to build on an article written in a recent Glebe Report by Dr. Michael Mossop on Lyme disease in our pets. Lyme disease is indeed something to watch out for this summer as it is on the rise in Ontario.

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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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Glashan marks 125 years

Glashan Intermediate School, the oldest public school in Ottawa, is celebrating its 125th anniversary on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Former and current students, staff and families are invited to attend this important event at Glashan school, 28 Arlington Avenue, from 4 to 6 p.m., followed by a post celebration at the Ottawa Curling Club, 440 O’Connor Street, from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

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The Element high school moves to Lansdowne

“I love how much we feel like a family,” a student wrote when asked to describe The Element, Ottawa’s first Montessori high school.

It may seem like a unique way to describe a high school, but it’s a natural response for students at The Element, who all cook, travel, attend meetings and run businesses together. And now, The Element family will move together – from the Alta Vista suburb the school currently calls home to the dynamic Lansdowne Park.

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Landsdowne parking updates

Cineplex, Whole Foods, and the Lansdowne Farmers’ Market all face unique difficulties with the parking situation at Lansdowne. Ali A. Ramezani is a member of the Glebe Community Association’s Traffic Committee and he interviewed representatives from each group.

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The new faces of the Glebe BIA

Meet the members of the new Glebe Business Improvement Area (BIA) board of management, chaired by second-generation Glebe business owner and veteran businesswoman Judy Richards from Davidson’s Jewellers. Stéphane Sauvé from The Glebe Meat Market will sit his second term on the board, alongside Rebecca McKeen from McKeen Metro Glebe, and Liz Slater from Whole Foods. Eva Cooper of Delilah is stepping into the position of vice-chair.

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24 countries. Six cities. One goal. FIFA Women’s 
World Cup

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is coming to Canada this summer and Ottawa is one of six cities that will host games in June. Games will be played at TD Place Lansdowne from June 7 to 26. Check out our Game Guide to find out which games are a must-see!

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Lansdowne traffic – its impact on the Glebe so far

The following is an extract from a report presented by the Glebe Community Association (GCA) to the City of Ottawa’s Transportation Committee in April 2015 for their first annual review of the traffic and transportation issues related to activities at the redeveloped Lansdowne.

Glebe residents are invited to an open house presentation on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. on Lansdowne transportation issues, hosted by the GCA at the Glebe Community Centre.

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Glebe Parks

What can Glebe residents can expect over the next months in regards to the Park at Lansdowne? We saw many of the Park’s attributes prior to the snow falling, but construction has continued on several important features throughout the winter.

The Glebe Parks Committee (GPC) is the only one if its kind in the City of Ottawa — find out how to volunteer with efforts in park maintenance, park designation and funding, as well as hot topics like dog waste disposal, the “adopt-a-park” program and potential post office box locations.

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