Well, That’s The Kind of Life It’s Been — Lloyd Robertson at the Ottawa Writers Festival

October 30, 2012 11:20 am
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On October 26, Knox Presbyterian was filled with people excited to once again hear the familiar voice of former CTV News chief anchor Lloyd Robertson. Robertson appeared to do a talk about his impressive career as the longest-serving news anchor in Canadian and international history. Over his 59-year career in broadcasting, Robertson has […]

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The Gospel of Nick Drake — Coming to a church near you

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British poet and singer-songwriter Nick Drake was not the kind of musician, admittedly, that I’d had much exposure to, or even had much knowledge of, when my appetite for music first kicked in. My exposure to Drake had always consisted primarily of other songwriters’ mentions of him: people like Elvis […]

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Power Shift Returns to Ottawa

October 25, 2012 10:16 am
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Power Shift represents a series of annual youth summits on an international level.The first Power Shift was held in 2007 in Washington, D.C., where over 20,000 young Americans gathered together outside their nation’s capital to promote environmentalism and lobby for government action to combat global climate change. Since then, the […]

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Community Mediation Ottawa – Solving Disputes!!

October 22, 2012 3:21 pm
Coordinator/Coordinatrice, Meredith St. Denis, gives a speech about the services provided by Community Mediation Ottawa. Photo Courtesy of Alessandra Gerebizza

Have you or someone you know had trouble with neighbours, parking, dogs, landlords, tenants, or within a volunteer organisation? Too often, disputes are dealt with by arguing, increased frustration, calling the police or Bylaw Services, or even a lawyer. These approaches can be costly, emotionally draining, and time-consuming. While these […]

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Ottawa Artist Crystal Beshara Excels in Detailed Realism

October 18, 2012 10:28 am
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MEET THE ARTIST at the opening January 10th, 7-10pm. Fine Artist & Illustrator Crystal Beshara learns to embrace her multiple artistic personalities in her newest solo exhibition FIGHT or FLIGHT at Orange Art Gallery, January 2013. It’s no wonder Crystal Beshara is feeling a little fearless. In 2011, she was […]

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9th Hour Theatre Company presents Agnes of God November 1-10 at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre

October 17, 2012 1:06 pm
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9th Hour is proud to share with audiences its fourth and final production of the 2012 season, Agnes of God, in the studio theatre at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, playing for a 12-performance run November 1-10. In this drama by John Pielmeier, a court psychiatrist, Doctor Martha Livingstone, is […]

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Outdoor Work Experience: The West End’s Most Unique Summer Day Camp

October 11, 2012 10:52 am
Kathleen Rooney, Founder of Outdoor Work Experience Summer Day Camp

A rising percentage of young Canadians are being diagnosed with developmental disorders ranging from Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to Tourette’s syndrome and Down’s syndrome. One would expect to see a concomitant increase in the number of public and private programs designed to treat Canadians with developmental disorders […]

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