Le Petit Chicago Getting Back in Style

October 28, 2011 9:30 am
4 Jeudis on Laval St

Walking through the old streets of the Le Vieux-Hull sometimes makes one wonder how life was at the turn of the twentieth century. While those days are long gone, last night these crazy years were relived during the Noble Experiment as the first edition of La Nuit Folle took place in Hull.

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Locks for the Law: The Kindest Cut of All

October 20, 2011 4:00 pm
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Ottawa lawyers made the kindest cut of all last week to brighten the lives of women touched by cancer. Organized by Borden Ladner Gervais, the Locks for the Law event involved lawyers from across the city who cut their hair and donated their shorn off ponytails. The ponytails are to be transformed into wigs and given free of charge to women affected by cancer.

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Soup for the Soul: Prescott Community Holiday Dinner Celebrates 10th Anniversary

October 17, 2011 4:07 pm
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Soup for the Soul: A Christmas Cuisine, a community dinner established in 2001 by two Prescott-area youth, is celebrating its 10th year of bringing people together for a hearty meal during the holidays.

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Rogers Kaleidoscope of Hope Gala lights a flame against teen depression

October 13, 2011 3:18 pm
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VIP guests supporting the Gala include Elizabeth Manley, Olympic and World Silver Medalist in figure skating; Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, a pediatrician and noted health educator known as “Dr. Paul”; mixed martial artist Daniel Puder, who founded MyLife MyPower to combat bullying among youth; and Leo Rautins, former NBA player, Head Coach of Canada’s Olympic basketball team and current Toronto Raptors TV analyst.

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Participants at Open Ottawa Libre Brainstorm

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Open Ottawa Libre, outside Arts Court, courtesy of Open Ottawa Libre

On September 28, Ottawa had its second Open Ottawa Libre event at Arts Court. Libre was a City of Ottawa-organised and participant-driven forum for creativity and innovation in Canada’s capital. This year’s event brought together about 120 Ottawa residents from all walks of life, up from 40 at last year’s inaugural event.

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Law and Disorder: A Mockery of Justice

October 12, 2011 8:15 am
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On November 3, from 5pm to 9pm, judges, lawyers, actors and comedians will gather at the old Carleton County Courthouse, now known as Arts Court, Ottawa’s Centre for the Performing, Visual, Literary and Media Arts (@ 2 Daly Avenue) for Law and Disorder – A Legal Comedy Debate.

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Creating a Green Splash in Ottawa with the Aquabus

October 6, 2011 9:11 am
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A new green wave is splashing Ottawa. After the implementation of Capital Bixi, another eco-friendly method of transportation has hit the Capital. The Aquabus, a water-taxi service, is now available on the blue-line of the Ottawa River.

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