By Stephen Johnson There is a new way to cross the Ottawa River this summer. I was eager to try the zipline but there was only one problem, I am deathly afraid of heights. I was glad I could live … Continue reading
Seriously? Does dad really want another tie? More socks? Yet another gift certificate to a hardware store. Nope. How about getting him something, cool, high-tech and a whole lot of fun? These awesome offerings from HEXBUG® are guaranteed to please. (He might … Continue reading
Are your youngsters super excited about hockey, following the amazing performances of Canada’s women’s and men’s teams at the Sochi Olympics? At story time, read one of the Brady Brady books with them for some extra fun.
Here’s a list of some great reads and activities for the younger set. Continue reading
Hope for orphaned and injured birds
By Madeline Kallio
When Kathy Nihei’s heart went out to an injured hummingbird in 1981 and she was able to bring it back to health and release it, she could never have envisioned what amazing miracles would come out of what was to be the Wild Bird Care Centre.
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Valleyview Little Animal Farm
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Getting More Movement Back into Schools
By Iris Winston
Photos courtesy of Catherine Lesage
“I started there with a few kids, then a summer camp,” says Catherine, who now teaches up to 250 children a week, working in both official languages in various locations in Ottawa and West Québec…
OFL blogger Chloé Taylor takes a look at what the word family means these days
I’m one of those annoying career women who waited until their early 30s (okay, late 30s, but who’s counting?) to consider getting married and having a family…