May


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Blue-Haven!

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford made a surprise stop in Barrhaven Saturday morning, attending a pancake breakfast hosted by Lisa MacLeod’s campaign team. Joining Ford on his Ottawa tour were former leadership hopefuls Caroline Mulroney and Christine Elliott. The breakfast was well-attended, and was held at MacLeod’s campaign headquarters in the former Jonny Canucks location on Woodroffe Ave.
Jeff Morris photo
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Cigarette to blame for $1.75 million fire that displaces more than 40
Firefighters look at the remnants of a fire on Chapman Mills Dr. on Wednesday, May 30. The cause was determined to be improper disposal of smoking materials. Damages were set at $1.75M.
Jeff Morris Photo
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Fresh ingredients and quality give Burgers and Shakes good food, not fast food
Ali Tohme, centre, says that fresh ingredients and great customer service has made Burgers and Shakes a success story. With him are store manager Julie Bourgon, left, and his business partner, Katryna Chaykowski, right.
Jeff Morris Photo
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Great turnout for annual Top Shelf 4-on-4 ball hockey tourney
The Sharp Shooters were the only all girls team to enter the annual 4-on-4 ball hockey tournament. However, they had a ringer on their team as Ryan Spooner of the New York Rangers joined them.
Jeff Morris Photo
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In the News

Training in South Carolina highlight of young career for local equestrian

Molly Jenkins has excelled in both track and field and in eventing during her high school career.
Phill Potter photo
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St. Mother Teresa knocks off South Carleton for first lacrosse title since 2010
Members of the St. Mother Teresa Titans lacrosse team celebrate their NCSSAA city high school lacrosse championship victory over South Carleton last week.
Jeff Morris Photo
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