Archive For February 2011

February 3, 2011: Mountain Climbing Hintonburg-Style.

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Mountain Climbing Hintonburg-Style: Reaching the O-Train Can Mean a Steep Climb. By Cheryl Parrott, Hintonburg Community Association. Why are there no stairs behind  Tom Brown Arena to get to the  […]

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February 3, 2011: Open Letter: I Found A Gem Right Here in Kitchissippi!

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Open Letter: I Found A Gem Right Here in Kitchissippi! Dear Premier McGuinty, MPP Yasir Naqvi and MPP Bob Chiarelli, When it comes to skin cancer  there can never be […]

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February 3, 2011: Photo Inset: Sunday, January 16, the Hintonburg Community Association “Strawberry Social” fundraiser.

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HCA “Strawberry Social” fundraiser. Photo Inset: Sunday, January 16, the Hintonburg Community  Association (HCA) held a “Strawberry Social” fundraiser  with support from the Great Canadian Theater  Company (GCTC) and the […]

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February 3, 2011: Only In Hintonburg: How A Hat Came to Have Legs.

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Only In Hintonburg: How A Hat Came to Have Legs. By Lorrie Marlow, Hintonburg Economic Development Committee. The residents of Hintonburg  chuckled but were not at all  surprised recently when […]

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February 3, 2011: Local Gymnasts Perform Well: OGC To Host Another Big Event in March.

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Local Gymnasts Perform Well: OGC To Host Another Big Event in March. By Kate MacDonald. The Ottawa Gymnastics Centre  hosted a provincial qualifier  with more than 200 athletes  from around […]

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February 3, 2011: Local Goalie Plays Big at Bell Cup.

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Local Goalie Plays Big at Bell Cup. By Kate MacDonald. The West End Dynomite Pee Wee A House League team had a stellar performance throughout the  week-long Bell Capital Cup […]

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February 3, 2011: Budget Should Make Life More Affordable.

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Budget Should Make Life More Affordable. By Paul Dewar, MP, Ottawa Centre. It’s pre-budget time in Ottawa. Media reports are mostly focused  on partisan advantages, brinkmanship,  negative ads and campaign  […]

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February 3, 2011: Fundraising at Fisher’s Frosty Festival.

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Fundraising at Fisher’s Frosty Festival. Two local eleven-year old girls will  be helping to organize the Fisher  Park Community Centre’s annual  winter carnival and will coordinate  the food and drink […]

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February 3, 2011: City Hall Report.

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City Hall Report. By Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs. Mayor Jim Watson has initiated a  City Builder Award as a means to  recognize an individual, group or  organization that has, through […]

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February 3, 2011: A Winter Update.

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A Winter Update. By Yasir Naqvi, MPP Ottawa Centre. Winter has certainly arrived in  Ottawa! With cold temperatures  and snow comes Winterlude and  skating along the canal, which  means hot […]

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February 3, 2011: Cst. Milton’s Community Corner.

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Cst. Milton’s Community Corner. By Andrew Milton, Community Police Officer. Probably you’ve all seen articles in the paper that  tell you about recent crimes committed in Ottawa.  You get some […]

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February 3, 2011: Bringing the Beat to Hintonburg.

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Bringing the Beat to Hintonburg. By Sheila Holmes. In West Africa, as in many cultures,  drumming is used as a  form of communication, in a  call-and-response format. The  lead drum […]

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February 3, 2011: Connaught Students Dream Big at City Hall.

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Connaught Students Dream Big at City Hall. By Sheila Holmes. In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. told  the crowds in Washington, “I have a  dream that my four little children  […]

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February 3, 2011: Community Calendar.

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Community Calendar. Deadline for submissions: February 9. editor@kitchissippi.com . February 3: Choir Sessions. Love to sing but can’t read music? Then Shout  Sister! Choir is for you! Ottawa West Chapter  […]

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