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Tiny Monkey Rockers

Mackenzie Hayley of St. Joseph High School captured two Cappies Awards at the annual Cappies Gala held at the National Arts Centre on Sunday (June 9). Hayley was involved in almost every aspect of the St. Joseph Cappies play, Murder’s in the Heir, which was staged at the school in April. For more photos from the event, see the Barrhaven Independent Facebook page.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Ont. Lieutenant Governor visits Barrhaven, Chapman Mills Conservation area
RVCA Conservation Lands Technician Megan Dunster, discusses the role of the RVCA at Chapman Mills Conservation Area with Ontario Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell.
Charlie Senack Photo
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East Nepean Little League players Quinton De Sa, age 6, and brother Xavier, 4, get ready to serve up a refreshing beverage during Lemonade Standemonium fundraiser at the Eagles’ Nest on Longfields Dr., Saturday, June 1. The fun-filled fundraiser is where kids host lemonade stands in their neighbourhoods and help put the squeeze on cancer. Visit for more info.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Ontario champs!
A big congratulations to the Nepean Blue Devils U17 Juvenile Girls team for capturing first place at the first ever U17 Ontario Basketball Association Provincial Championship. The team played a solid tournament at the Toronto Pan Am Centre over the May 10-12 weekend. After losing their first game to the #1 ranked York North Avengers, the girls rallied to win the remaining games in their pool. The team’s victories earned them a place in a semifinal game, which they won to advance to the Championship - where they once again faced York North. The Nepean girls were motivated and put forth a strong effort. The score was close until some clutch shots and strong defense allowed the Blue Devils to pull ahead and maintain a lead in the later stages of the game. At the final buzzer, the team had earned a 53-41 victory. A special thanks to Abby D, Kelsey, Shannon, Emily, Selen, Jaimee, Madi, Abby E, Felicity, Marie-Soleil, Eliana, and Morgan for making it a very memorable season for all.
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In the News
Commerce is her future but music will always be her passion

LDHSS student Jasmine Wong was the recipient for the Honours Award for this year’s Senior Jazz Band at Musicfest Nationals.
Phill Potter photo
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Taste of Barrhaven
Annabelle Spencer, age 4, gets ready to listen to The Reuben Kincaid Trio who performed for diners during the 2019 edition of A Taste of Barrhaven held at the new Myers Barrhaven Toyota on Strandherd Dr. on Monday, May 27.
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