May


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Horse drawn sleigh rides through Larkin Park were a big hit with families during the West Barrhaven Community Association’s annual “Winter in Brrrhaven” celebrations. Skating, a chili cook-off, hot chocolate and kids’ activities highlighted the day.
Jeff Morris
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MacLeod named shadow finance critic, will not run for leadership
Nepean-Carleton MPP talks to supporters during a pizza party at Barrhaven Boston Pizza Jan. 30.
Charlie Senack photo
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11-year-old Barrhaven singer named Faces Top Female Artist
Barrhaven’s Anisha, age 11, was named as Faces’ Magazine’s Female Artist of the Year during an awards ceremony at the Brookstreet Hotel late last month. Anisha is booked to sing O Canada before an Ottawa city council meeting in May.
Photo by Mike Carroccetto
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The Haven officially opened as part of three-tiered Ottawa housing project
Politicians came out en masse for the official opening of The Haven, an affordable rental housing project in the heart of Barrhaven near Longfields Station.
Photo by Mike Carroccetto
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In the News

St. Joseph Honour Roll student at his best behind the camera

St. Joseph High School student Elliott Stickle has a passion for film production and photography.
Phill Potter photo
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Veteran athletes with Barrhaven ties excited to be in Pyeong Chang
Former Barrhaven resident Jesse Lumsden will be competing in his final Olympics in Pyeong Chang.
Canadian Olympic file photo
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