May


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Spare a Night

Realtor Jason MacDonald poses for a photo with Barrhaven councillor Jan Harder and QCH Foundation staff member Nadine Fowler before the sold out Spare A Night fundraiser at Merivale Bowling Lanes on Saturday, April 7. The evening featured an evening of bowling fun, a spaghetti dinner, silent auctions plus dancing and raised in excess of $25,000 in support of the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation.
Photo by Mike Carroccetto
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Community responds to help two teen children orphaned after crash
Brian and Dora Aspelund were killed on the evening of Easter Monday when the vehicle they were driving was T-boned by a BMW driven by a 19-year-old exchange student from China. Ottawa Police say Sishun Liang has been charged with criminal negligence causing death, careless driving and stunt driving.
Photo by Mike Carroccetto
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Cedarhill, Stonebridge expect to open next week as spring is here
Gib Patterson says Emerald Links will not be increasing prices due to the new $14/hr. minimum wage which took effect on January 1.
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Local company a valuable resource for small and home-based businesses
Kelly, Karen, Diet and their team at Beck Ltd. Are ready to help local businesses of all sizes with their accounting and tax needs.
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In the News

Honour Roll student finds being co-Prime Minister of school a rewarding experience

Kelsey McHugh says that being involved in activities at school have helped her develop leadership skills.
Phill Potter photo
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Greyhound bound
Goalie Justin McIntyre (left, 30), of Barrhaven, was drafted by the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the OHL Draft last Saturday (April 7). The 6’1”, 210 pound goalie, who turned 16 in February, shared the nets with fellow Barrhavenite Brody Bernard on the Smiths Falls Bears U-18 team this season.
Photo by Mike Carroccetto
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