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Sparty Claus

Ottawa Senators mascot Spartacat was among the guests at the 2019 Barrhaven Santa Claus Parade. More than 70 floats went along the route from Beatrice Drive to Strandherd, and along Strandherd to Greenback. An estimated crowd of more than 20,000 people took in this year’s parade. For our complete photo coverage of the event, visit the Barrhaven Independent Facebook page.
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For Nick Polegato, it all starts with a conversation
Barrhaven resident Nick Polegato is participating in Movember to raise money and awareness for men’s mental health issues.
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TSN 1200 radio personalities Ian Mendes of Barrhaven, seated, and Lee Versage were broadcasting live from the Sleep Country outlet on Strandherd Drive (near Costco) last week to promote Sleep Country’s community initiative where people can drop off snow suits and winter clothing for people in need. TSN 1200’s Bell Media sister station, Pure Country 94, was also on hand to broadcast from the site. People can drop off winter clothing at Sleep Country throughout the winter.
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The St. Joseph Jaguars defeated Immaculata 20-0 to win the National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association Tier II Football championship at Immaculata last week. Schneider Philippe scored two touchdowns for the Jags, and then Dayton Sampson scooped up a fumble and ran 40 yards for a touchdown after a bone-jarring hit by Joshua Mputu. Rino Abi-Khalil kicked a pair of extra points.
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In the News
Being a Cappy Award nominee a highlight for LDHSS student


Matthew Locking was a Cappy Award nominee for his portrayal of Uncle Fester in the LDHSS musical, The Addams Family.
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Madys Gala

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