Category: Features

Planet of the Scapes: Picnic food

by Pearl Pirie It doesn’t always have to be sandwiches, fruit, cheese and crackers. These recipes are both good on the go, perhaps incidentally warmed up by travelling for a bike ride in warm temperatures. You can prepare the farro…

OCDSB Report: What’s in a name?

by Erica Braunovan Trustee, Somerset-Kitchissippi Students at Steve Maclean School south of the city recently had an out-of-this-world project. The school’s grade seven and eight classes came together to simulate colonies on Mars, setting up shelter, transportation, food and energy…

Sport tourism in Ottawa

by Jim Watson With 2017 and Canada’s historic 150th birthday fast approaching, Ottawa’s athletes have been hard at work enthralling fans while making history of their own. In only their second season, the Ottawa RedBlacks won the East Division title;…

Giving everyone a place to call home

by Yasir Naqvi, MPP, Ottawa Centre Availability of good affordable social housing is an important issue that is often raised to me by the community. I am pleased to share with you several initiatives Ontario government is taking to make housing…

CCCA Report for May

by Mitch Vandenborn CCCA President Hello Centretowners! Here’s a brief update for the month of May and an overview of upcoming events and CCCA activities. First off, a big thank you goes out to the volunteers who helped clean up…

CCCA April news

by Mitch Vandenborn CCCA President Hello Centretowners! I wanted to start off by giving a big thank you to residents Marc-Andre Belair and Andrew Giguère for organizing a spring cleanup of Dundonald Park on April 3. Along with about 15…