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In Memoriam: Nan Griffiths and Joanne Samson

We are saddened to report the passing of Nan Griffiths of Delaware Avenue this month. Nan was one of eight founding members of the Centretown Community Association whose contributions were celebrated in 2009 at the association’s 40th AGM. In 1969,…

New developments at the DCA for 2018

by Anne Bell In 2018, our Dalhousie neighbourhood will continue to grow and evolve. Development proposals are in the works for 770 Somerset Street West and two parcels of land at 440 and 444 Bronson Avenue. An eight-storey, 148-unit building is…

Artist Gayle Kells’ serenade of dresses

by Stephen Thirlwall Gayle Kells is a fine artist from Ottawa, with a studio at Enriched Bread Artists (EBA) on Gladstone Avenue just west of Preston Street. She paints mostly in oils on canvas, but also does intricate drawings, multimedia…

Ottawa as a winter wonderland

by Mayor Jim Watson Ottawa residents are familiar with tenacious winters. Several times a year, Ottawa even enjoys the title of coldest capital city in the world. Despite the brisk temperatures and generous snow banks, residents across the city embrace…