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Celebrating the Bright Light of Laurel Anderson

Laurel Anderson

As the outpouring of grief on social media attests, Laurel Anderson brightened people’s lives. She shone from the inside. Continue reading

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Colin’s Army

  Twelve-year-old Colin Gillespie has an army of supporters cheering him on as he lives large, battles cancer and sets an example for all ages by Pam Dillon   Have you heard of Colin’s Army? On Facebook, it’s a public … Continue reading

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Food trucks to five-star dining … foodiePrints fills us in

by Lynn Rees Lambert  It began, fittingly, over dinner. An effort to impress and a love of food have blended into not only a marriage, but a wildly successful food blog served up by an Ottawa couple who write about … Continue reading

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Jenna Glatt onstage at the Ottawa Jazz Fest

Getting your jazz on this weekend? There are tons of great shows in the lineup for the Ottawa Jazz Festival. Today’s lineup (Friday, June 26) includes The Jivewires on the Laurier Avenue Music Stage in Marion Dewar Plaza at noon, … Continue reading

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Miss Teenage Ottawa is Cooking Up Community Good

Recently, Ottawa teen Kelly Ouderkirk had some folks for dinner. Actually, she says, “We ended up hosting around 80 to 85 people. There was a DJ, dancing, a photo booth with silly props and a silent auction.” Wow. Kelly is … Continue reading

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In Step with Tradition

Sheela Chandrashekar has spent over three decades nurturing Indian classical dance | by Bhavana Gopinath Continue reading

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From Ottawa to Mars (Desert Research Station)!

Canadian Museum of Nature scientist joining two-week Mars simulation Paul Sokoloff, a botanist with the Canadian Museum of Nature, has always been fascinated by space. Now, he gets a chance to further this interest the last two weeks of November … Continue reading

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The Next Lorde? Ottawa’s Megan Landry

By Emily Hutton Got a minute? Sit down at your computer and google the name Megan Landry.  Instantly, half a dozen YouTube videos will pop up, followed by news profiles and feature stories. Click on Megan Landry Stronger, the music video … Continue reading

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Charity Begins in the Warren Home

“I’m a strong believer in paying it forward,” says Spencer Warren. “When someone does something good for you, you should pay that forward. If everyone in the community lived like that, it would be so much easier.” While many of us try to walk this talk, Spencer has taken the idea and climbed to new heights. Continue reading

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WAVE Ottawa

See what adults with autism can do:
Odds are you know somebody with autism. The latest Canadian research suggests one in 94 people has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and though studies tend to focus on children, there are many Ottawa adults on this spectrum. Continue reading

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