Building bridges on Bank

by Aleksandra Milosevich for Centretown Community Health Centre Hilary is a senior living in a rooming house off Bank Street who spends her days around the neighbourhood. She panhandles to supplement the very little money she has left once she…

Former BUZZ editor elected to city council

by Archie Campbell Former BUZZ editor Glen Gower is one of the seven new incoming City councillors, having won an upset victory over Shad Qadri in Stittsville. I spoke with Glen recently about his win, what he learned from living…

BUZZ in the lobby (or not!)

by Charles Akben-Marchand The volunteers listed on the second page of every print issue of The BUZZ deliver all 10,000 copies of each month’s Centretown BUZZ. But there is more to delivering The BUZZ than individual carriers leaving one paper…

Planet of the Scapes: Get starched

by Pearl Pirie Winter weather needs thickening against the cold. Sure, you could put on snow pants, or thicken yourself up with a good feed of starchy goodness. This dumpling is from a memory of childhood, but enhanced with vegetables’…

Extended hours at St. Luke’s Table

by Jared McIsaac Starting this past June, St Luke’s Table was able to offer extended hours to our participants. Our centre no longer closes in the lead-up to lunch and, four days a week, we have pushed our closing time…

Cagney stars as Hollywood comes to Ottawa

by Stephen Thirlwall Centretown took centre stage in the James Cagney film Captains of the Clouds, directed by Casablanca director Michael Curtiz – the first Hollywood movie to be totally filmed in Canada: at Parliament Hill, Lansdowne and the Uplands…