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Neve Steeves decides to give up making a snowman and makes a snow angel practices at the Alterna Savings Crackup comedy festival’s annual Snowmania Challenge begins at Lansdowne Park on Feb. 11. The competition aimed to beat the Guinness World Record for most snowmen built in an hour and raises funds for local agencies that focus on mental health supports.

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Like clockwork, Carolle Anderson goes for a mammogram every year just as she has since she turned 40. That was five years ago. Late last year, she asked her doctor for a requisition to send her to the Ottawa Hospital’s Breast Health Centre at the Civic campus for her scan. At the same time, she enrolled in the world’s largest breast cancer study of its kind, which she hopes will also make history for other reasons. “There are plenty of women in their 40s with breast cancer. The earlier we can catch (it) the better,” said Anderson, a Carleton Place resident who is also a breast imaging technologist at the Ottawa Hospital and a trained investigator in the study, “It’s a great cause,” she said of being a patient in the clinical trial, which requires her to have mammograms done at the centre annually over the next three years. “It’s great to be in it as well as to try and encourage others to participate in it.” The U.S. and Canadian study is seeking 165,000 women – 6,300

from across Canada including 2,000 from Ottawa – over four years to gather enough evidence to show what Dr. Jean Seely already knows to be true. “I am very interested because I have seen the benefits of tomosynthesis,” Seely, head of breast imaging at the Ottawa Hospital’s Breast Health Centre, said of the 3D digital tomosynthesis mammographic imaging screening trial, or TMIST. See TRIAL, page 3

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With the city bursting with events centred around Canada’s sesquicentennial there is one group looking for 150 of the best stories Ottawa’s youth have to offer. Youth Ottawa, formerly Child and Youth Friendly Ottawa, is an organization of young adults aimed at making sure concerns and ideas from Ottawa’s younger population are heard and taken seriously. And so, when it came to doing something special — as many organizations in the city are doing this year — Youth Ottawa member Sherry Wang said it was natural to want to turn to the younger crowd in Ottawa and hear from them. “We wanted to celebrate Canada’s 150th and we thought it would be a perfect time to celebrate youth and highlight what we are doing and what they like about themselves or a place they like to be in this city,” Wang said. The project, #OttYouth2017, was launched in December 2016. The goal is to share the stories of youth friendly faces, spaces and accomplishments in Ottawa in an effort to demonstrate the crucial role that youth have played in the success of this city. The idea is fairly simple. Youth in the city need only to have the Internet at their fingertips and submit a story through a short application available on YouthOttawa.ca. Applicants must submit a photo and a short story that best demonstrates their involvement and Youth Ottawa will chose 150 stories to be displayed throughout the year. The top three stories that captivate

their audience will receive a prize at the end of the campaign. So far, there are 35 stories already submitted. “It’s about any unique story they want to share,” Wang said. JOIN IN

Apart from finding stories in the capital from young adults, Youth Ottawa has also armed themselves with an action plan that addresses a number of concerns pertaining to this city: • Environment concerns • Transportation affordability • Ensuring there are ample opportunities for youth to engage and talk with city councillors about issues that matter to them Wang said basically Youth Ottawa is the go-to place for young residents who want to take on an active role in this city. “We bring youth a voice to help with some of the decision-making that takes place in the city,” Wang said. The group also works at creating programming young people are actually interested in participating in. Youth can join the conversation by contacting the organization at info@ youthottawa.ca. The deadline for #OttYouth2017 is March 15. Stories will be shared on the organization’s social media platforms, Twitter @Youth_Ottawa, Instagram @ Youth_Ottawa and Facebook, @YouthOttawa. Youth interested in sharing a story can find the application at youthottawa. ca/ottyouth2017. Those who apply have a chance to win some prizes, including Bluesfest passes.


Trial results could build case for widespread use Continued from page 1

There are only two such 3D devices in Ottawa. Acquired in 2011 by the Ottawa Hospital, they are attached to standard 2D mammogram units and are only used for diagnostic reasons, that is, as a secondary line of defence to rule out suspicious mammogram tests done by 2D units and ultrasounds. Seely, Ottawa’s primary investigator for the study, wants to change that. “I have been convinced that it’s the way to go,” she said of the 3D equipment. “We should be doing it for (widespread) screening.” The technology has shown to reduce anxiety-causing false alarms by up to 40 per cent, as well as detect missed cancers, or reduce false negatives, by 40 per cent. In addition to mitigating false alarms often caused by overlapping breast tissue or benign cysts (80 per cent of women called back for a follow-up mammogram are in the clear), the 3D device also increases the detection of breast cancers by 40 per cent, particularly those tumours that are too tiny to feel or that may be hidden in dense tissue. The unit can also detect potentially more aggressive cancers sooner, which means treatment can be started earlier. “We know that it saves lives,” Jean said. “If we can perhaps, through this technology, reduce the rate of false positives that would be a big benefit for the community we are serving,” added her brother Dugold Seely, a

naturopathic doctor and executive director of the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre, which is funding the Ottawa component of the study, in which he is working as a coinvestigator. His organization, which provides complementary care – such as treatment side-effect management – that is integrative with conventional care at the Ottawa Hospital, is contributing the equivalent of about $70,000 toward the Ottawa clinical trial. One of his centre’s naturopathic doctors is helping coordinate the study at the Breast Health Centre. As well, while 2D can pick up about four per 1,000 cancers, the addition of the 3D device can detect about another two per 1,000. There’s another troubling number: 15 per cent of all breast cancers are missed on a 2D mammogram, particularly worrisome for women ages 40 to 50 who are not generally urged by family doctors to go for annual scans, though the Ottawa Hospital recommends annual mammograms for all women of this age. This is despite that breast cancer is the leading killer for women in this age range because the growth rate of tumours is faster for those in this bracket. “That’s why we need to do better,” said Seely. The long-term study, which launched in Ottawa last August, and has been rolling out in various Canadian sites over the past two years and will begin in the U.S. later this year, is the missing, potentially evidence-rich piece. Women who

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DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS / AMENDMENTS UNDER THE PLANNING ACT NOTICE OF PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING Tuesday, February 28, 2017– 9:30 a.m. The items listed below, in addition to any other items previously scheduled, will be considered at this meeting which will be held in the Champlain Room, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa. To see any change to this meeting agenda, please go to Ottawa.ca. Official Plan and Zoning – Part of 300 Goulbourn Forced Road 613-580-2424, ext. 28318 – Kathy.Rygus@ottawa.ca Courtesy of the City of Ottawa

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City staff will come up with a solution for seniors in Copeland Park who wanted a new rapid-transit system, but didn’t want to have to walk another 250 metres to access it. The 14-kilometre Baseline rapidtransit corridor would take riders from Baseline to Heron station. Council approved the project on Feb. 8. Transportation committee chair Keith Egli said the issue was the walking distance, but the solution should not affect the intent of the project — which is to provide rapid transit. He said a signalized intersection at St. Helen’s Place should be a good solution. The plan includes 24 new stations, with stops about 575 metres apart. There will be signalized crossings, seating for those waiting for buses and wide

platforms. College Coun. Rick Chiarelli said the area around the condos at Clyde Avenue and Baseline was the only one with such a drastic increase in walking distance. As a result, residents came to him with concerns. “They said, ‘you need to do something about the overreduction of stops,’” he said. The new transit line could carry 10,000 riders a day. The project would cost $140 million from Baseline to Heron, with another $8 million in “transit priority measures,” say staff. Shovels could be in the ground as soon as 2020, OC Transpo GM John Manconi said at the

Feb. 1 transportation committee meeting. That date would depend on funding coming through from other levels of government. Aside from construction, the city will have to expropriate nearly 200 pieces of property. Some would be a sliver of frontage while about 15 homes would have to be expropriated completely. The federal government owns 10 properties that will need to be acquired — including a portion of the Central Experimental Farm. The project will be built in two phases — the goal for the first, from Baseline Station to Heron Station, is for it to be operational before 2031.

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Morning crashes close west-end roadways One person killed in crash BY MEGAN DELAIRE mdelaire@metroland.com

Emergency crews were busy on the morning of Feb. 10, responding to two serious crashes in the city’s west end before 6 a.m. A fatal collision in the eastbound

lanes of Highway 417 near Carling and Kirkwood avenues shut the lanes down shortly before 6 a.m. as paramedics assessed two drivers. Paramedics pronounced one man dead at the scene. The other driver was assessed with a minor injury and was not taken to hospital. The OPP is investigating. A media release from the city said the

eastbound lanes would be closed for an undetermined length of time and warned drivers to consider alternative routes east. Earlier in the morning, a head-on collision on Prince of Wales Drive north of Fallowfield Road sent a 71-year-old woman to hospital in serious but stable condition. Paramedics responded to the collision between a car and a pickup

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truck at 5:24 a.m. and determined that the male driver of the pickup truck was uninjured. Keith Buchanan, paramedic superintendent of operations, said the outcomes of head-on collisions are better than in the past thanks to safety technology used in newer cars. “For most head-on (collisions) newer vehicles are engineered with

crumple zones, airbags and pretensioners on seatbelts to lessen the impacts of these crashes,” he said. But he warned that despite safety features, the outcome for the older female driver could have been worse. “The female driver was 71 years old, and once you hit 65 it increases your risk of injury,” he said. “The same amount of force on elderly people is more likely to cause damage. They’re more likely to sustain a fracture, so often they would take a higher priority just to keep caution.” Police are investigating the crash.

CITY OF OTTAWA NOTICE OF PROPOSED ZONING AMENDMENTS Notice is hereby provided that zoning by-law amendments are being considered by the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department of the City of Ottawa.

In accordance with the Planning Act and Section 5.2.3 of the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa, notice is hereby provided that Zoning By-law Amendment and Official Plan Amendment proposals have been initiated by the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department of the City of Ottawa.

LANDS SUBJECT TO THE PROPOSAL These City-initiated zoning amendments will affect lands throughout the City Of Ottawa

The proposed Official Plan Amendment (OPA) and Zoning By-law Amendment (ZBA) affect residential properties city wide.

To add a provision to the zoning affecting 135 Barrette Street to consider the lands as one lot for zoning purposes; To add a provision to the zoning affecting parts of 335 St. Laurent Boulevard and 1191 Montreal Road to reinstitute the minimum rear yard setbacks of the underlying zones; To permit a medical facility limited to a dental practice at 152 Gloucester Street; To clarify the front yard setback for an office located at 950 Terry Fox Drive as being set back a minimum of six metres from Abbott Street; To add linked-detached dwelling as a permitted use within the residential third density subzone I (R3I) zone; To remove the size restriction on commercial uses within a rapid transit station; To permit a restaurant and specify the location and size of an outdoor commercial patio and parking for the property located at 274 Somerset Street East; To split Exception 2215 into two exceptions as this exception has been applied to two properties with different provisions; To revise Exception 2195 to clarify that permitted uses lawfully existing as of the date of passing of the by-law means uses lawfully existing as of February 25, 2015; To reinstate the applicable schedule for the property at 460 St. Laurent; To eliminate the parking requirement for uses wholly contained within the basement of buildings on lots located along certain designated main streets.

The purpose of the proposed OPA is to adjust an existing policy within Section 3.1 of the Official Plan to address issues with the policy direction permitting coach houses. The purpose of the proposed ZBA is to provide clarification to existing performance standards which implement coach houses as a permitted residential land use in the City of Ottawa. Changes to Section 142 will provide clearer performance standards to allow coach houses. The land to which the proposed OPA (file No. D01-01-17-0004) applies is also subject to the proposed ZBLA (file No. D02-02-17-0009). To review additional information and materials related to the proposed amendments, please contact the undersigned planner or go to ottawa.ca/coachhouse. The City of Ottawa would like to receive comments regarding the proposed amendments. Please forward comments to the undersigned planner via mail, telephone, facsimile or email by March 16, 2017. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting (meeting date, time and location to be determined) or make written submissions to the City of Ottawa before the before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted and the proposed by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the City of Ottawa to the Ontario Municipal Board. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting (meeting date, time and location to be determined) or make written submissions to the City of Ottawa before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted and before the proposed by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so. Dated at Ottawa this February 16, 2017. Emily Davies, Planner City of Ottawa Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department 110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th floor Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1 Tel: 613-580-2424, ext.23463 Facsimile: 613-580-2459 Email: emily.davies@ottawa.ca Ad # 2017-030-S_ Coach Houses_16022017

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PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS Zoning amendments affecting the urban area:

Zoning amendments affecting the rural area: To rezone the rear portion of 2217 Trim Road from RI4 to AG; To remove the holding symbol from certain small lots along the Carp Road corridor where this requirement is not deemed necessary. Zoning amendments affecting both the rural and urban areas: To modify the number of children permitted within a home based day care to reflect new provincial legislation; To permit motor vehicle and bicycle training courses within parking lots accessory to non-residential uses; To further clarify that a lot may only contain one of either a secondary dwelling unit, garden suite, coach house, or rooming units; To permit escape rooms and karaoke lounges within zones that also permit a place of assembly; To permit an agricultural use, excluding the keeping of livestock, on any sized lot within the Agricultural (AG) and Rural Countryside (RU) zones; To establish a minimum three metre frontage requirement within AG and RU zones. Additional items to correct anomalies (errors) in the Zoning By-law may be added on a priority basis. RELATED PLANNING APPLICATIONS N/A FURTHER INFORMATION For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, please go to ottawa.ca/omnibus or contact the undersigned. To provide your comments please contact: Mitchell LeSage By-law Writer and Interpretation Officer Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department 110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th floor Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1 Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 13902 Fax: 613-580-2459 Email: mitchell.lesage@ottawa.ca SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The City of Ottawa would like to receive any comments concerning this proposal. Please forward comments to the undersigned planner via mail, telephone, facsimile or e-mail by March 16, 2017. Comments received will be considered in the evaluation of the amendments. Dated at the City of Ottawa this 16th day of February, 2017.

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Democracy, community under threat

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f you are reading this, then you should be interested in the recentlyreleased report commissioned by the federal government dealing with ways to address the current upheaval in Canada’s media. The report, authored by respected Canadian journalist Edward Greenspon on behalf of the public policy forum think-tank, contains 12 recommendations meant to strengthen the Canadian journalism landscape and ensure that it can continue to provide the scope and depth of reporting that Canadians have come to expect from their media. This report is particularly relevant with regard to Canada’s print media, which is faced with shrinking ad and subscription revenues and job cuts. The report sees this as a threat to our democracy. After all, if we lack the information to know what is going on, there will be no informed electorate and our democracy will not function as it should, particularly with the advent of fake news or so-called alternative facts. Another scenario that is equally worrying, though, is the role of the media — and, more particularly, community newspapers — in the creation and promo-

tion of “community.” Part of being a community is knowing what is going on locally, is knowing who are your neighbours, is taking pride in being part of that defined space that is known as “your community.” Indeed, Canada can be viewed as a vast community of communities with common values and ideals. And what is a significant feature of a local community? Yes, that’s right — you are holding it in your hands right now. The community newspaper. A robust community newspaper industry is one way of protecting and growing our local communities. Vibrant communities are, we believe, just as vital to the future of our society as is a robust democracy. Communities are the stage on which people primarily come together. That’s why all Canadians must take seriously proposals to strengthen our journalism vehicles in this country, including community newspapers. A media in crisis endangers both our democracy and our communities. With two such pillars of our society being under threat from pressures on the media these days, taking steps to assist the media in meeting these current challenges should be of interest to all Canadians.

Tennis comeback may get traction from Davis Cup

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ost of the headlines that came out of the weekend of Davis Cup tennis in Ottawa dealt with the disqualification of a young Canadian player, Denis Shapovalov. Seventeen years old, losing badly and in a rage over his own poor performance, Shapovalov whacked a ball after losing a point and accidentally struck the umpire in the eye. Clearly remorseful, he was nonetheless disqualified and, with the disqualification, Canada was eliminated from Davis Cup competition by Great Britain. This was sad, but it did provide a teachable moment for parents all across the nation. See what happens when you lose your temper? Having a teachable moment is always useful, but it’s too bad that this particular incident obscured some of the more positive aspects of the tennis weekend.

country club image and becoming a game everybody wanted to play. Then the momentum faded. No one knows exactly why. The aging baby boomers may be a factor: Funny Town middle-aged knees objected to the stress of moving around on the court; middle-aged athletes decided that golf would be better. For one thing, the crowds were And, indeed, golf enjoyed a good — despite the high cost of tickets, the competition of Winter- boom, partly for the reasons mentioned above, partly because of the lude and the run-up to the Super Bowl. Also, the tennis was excellent, popularity of Tiger Woods and and that could help stimulate inter- other prominent pro golfers. The number of golfers mushroomed, as est in tennis in the capital area. did the number of golf courses. Tennis is one of the great Then that stopped. Were the participation sports, challenging and physically demanding, yet one boomers getting too old even for golf ? Nobody knows. If we learn that can be played well into old age. Yet it has had ups and downs. anything at all from this, it is that you can’t predict how human beings The 1970s and ’80s saw a boom are going to behave. The buzz now in tennis. Participation increased dramatically, the number of courts is that tennis is on its way back. Who knows why? increased, and it looked like the The Davis Cup matches, played, game was taking off, shaking off its

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appropriately enough, in a converted hockey arena, should help the new tennis boom. The large crowds appreciated how well-organized the event was and the high calibre of the tennis, despite the absence of each nation’s biggest names. The hockey arena turned out to be ideal for viewing tennis. The audience was intensely partisan, albeit with a small but vocal U.K. contingent. The roars from each side increased in volume, length and intensity as the matches progressed. But all it took was for the umpire to say, “Thank you,” and the noise paused completely for the next serve. You could hear the hum of the air conditioning. It’s amazing to think that human beings, thousands of them, can behave like that. Another heartening thing about the crowd was its diversity, particularly in age. The number of kids

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gave you hope that another surge might be on the way. With luck, hard work and good guidance, young Dennis Shapovalov could be the one who leads the way.

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Giant John Candy snow sculpture blows into town Glebe BIA builds 2 metre tall sculpture BY MICHELLE NASH BAKER michelle.nash@metroland.com

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Professors' brain-mapping research gets funding boost BY MICHELLE NASH BAKER michelle.nash@metroland.com

The brain is like a complex computer. It, like computers, relays information in micro-fractions of a second. For decades, neuroscientists have been puzzled about how, exactly, this particular type of computer was programmed. Until now. University of Ottawa’s Brain and Mind Research Institute professors André Longtin and Leonard Maler have uncovered something to help the rest of us understand how we think, move and remember. To make it happen, 20 years ago the two scientists combined their respected fields — Longtin is a physicist, Maler is a neurobiologist — to figure out how to decode the human brain. “The principals were ba-

sically: What is it inside our brain and what does focus mean, what does it look like inside the brain when we focus,” Longtin said. “And we found the neural code that covers that.” They started out small, using electric fish, which have brains similar to ours, to trace how signals move during the entire sensory process. “We always had a vision, but I’m not sure we knew we were in for it for the long haul,” Longtin said. It might have taken some time, but the coding is starting to make sense. On Feb. 7, the two were awarded the Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering for their research. The award, sponsored by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, rec-

ognizes outstanding teams that engage in research based on their combined knowledge and skills to produce a record of excellent research achievement in the natural sciences and engineering. The prize comes with a research grant of $250,000. This funding, Longtin said, will allow them to link their current research with how the brain focuses on attention and memory — basically, how our senses tap into memories to gain information in order to help with attention and decisionmaking. The long-term goals for this research will include the two working at determining how to help those who have suffered from strokes, people who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or develop Alzheimer's disease. “If you can understand

the attention and memory — then you can have a better understanding how it can mess up,” Longtin said. “And learn how to potentially repair it.” Longtin likened their work to learning about a vehicle’s engine. If something breaks, a mechanic needs to know and understand everything under the hood of the car to be able to fix it. This work, Longtin said, could result in the ability to create implants to help with memory loss, or to have the tools and the knowledge to help repair a tumour or damage caused by trauma. Longtin credits the university and the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada for making it possible for the research to continue.

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Refugees are not a threat to our security T BRYNNA housands of former Syrian refugees are about to celebrate their first year living in Canada as Canadians. In response to what some have called the biggest humanitarian crisis in the world since the Second World War, Canada opened its doors to more than 40,000 Syrian refugees in 2015 and 2016, many of them privately sponsored. For skeptics, it’s relatively easy to buy into U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on refugees. In January, the president signed an executive order to ban all migration into the U.S. by nationals from seven countries, most of which are Muslim. Syria is one of the seven on a list which includes Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Despite the courts in the U.S. overturning the ban within days of its implementation, Trump has taken to his favourite medium – Twitter – to now denounce the

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ter feed, it’s hogwash. A declassified intelligence report by Canada Border Services Agency first reported on in early February shows that Syrian refugees here “represent a relatively low security risk.” The National Post acquired the report, entitled

“Potential National Security Concerns with Syrian Nationals,” under Canada’s Access to Information Act. The report was prepared for top officials and executives in Canada in the wake of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to bring in 25,000 refugees following the 2015 federal election. The report notes, firstly, that four in five Syrian refugees are women and children, with men accounting for about 22 per cent of the total. Of the nearly 12,000 Syrians who came to Canada as temporary residents, immigrants and refugees during the reporting period, only a handful were part of

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the deportation proceedings studied. Of the five or so, most were known criminals – theft, trafficking – while only one was involved in deportation proceedings because he represented a security risk. We like to pat ourselves on the back as Canadians and believe that Trudeau speaks for all of us when he talks about diversity as part of the fabric of our national culture. Sadly, there are many bigots in Canada, just as there are many tolerant and liberalminded people south of the border. It’s easy to fall into believing Trump’s rhetoric. But a sitting president who uses his power in the first few days to overstep his authority, a man who would insult a federal judge, a man who would attempt to insult and belittle the entire judiciary arm of the government is not to be trusted. His staff have made up terrorist attacks that never happened. They have shame-

lessly promoted the Trump family’s commercial ventures using White House resources and the office it represents. Perhaps worst of all, however, Trump is abusing his position to prey on some of the most vulnerable people in the world – refugees, whose homes have been destroyed, whose relatives have been killed in conflict and whose own governments have completely turned against them. They come to our borders, across vast oceans, legitimately asking to seek refuge here to make a better life for their children, and Trump tries to make them out as terrorists. It’s false. Refugees are rigorously screened, often over a number of years and, as new Canadians, many of them work harder than those born in Canada to have a minimum standard of living. Refugees are the pioneers of the 21st century. Canada is lucky to have them; we need more of them.

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Council approved two developments aimed at university students on Feb. 8. The first is a four-storey, 13unit apartment building at 404 Eden Ave. between Richmond Road and Byron Avenue. Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper had reservations about the development, citing concerns of over-intensification at an earlier planning committee meeting. Leiper says the city’s intensification policy would normally call for three units in place of one. “This is bumping it up to 13,” he said at the Jan. 25 meeting. Leiper added that he was concerned if the surrounding infrastructure — like pools and libraries — will be able to handle the demand brought on by the new residents. The site is located near two rapid transit stations. The development on Bronson Avenue will include a sixstorey mixed-use development at 770 Bronson Ave and one just south at 774 Bronson will

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The city’s planning committee approved a four-storey, 13unit development for 404 Eden Avenue. The application will go to council final vote on Feb. 8 be a mixed use 12-storey, designed for university students attending Carleton University. The 172-unit tower will only have 17 residential parking spots and 21 visitor spots. Capital Coun. David Chernushenko dealt with the lack of parking during

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JR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER – Embedded Programming LOCATION – OTTAWA, ON STATUS – FULL TIME Best Theratronics Ltd. is a Canadian company of TeamBest™. We became a member of the Best family in May 2008. We manufacture external beam therapy units and self-contained blood irradiators. We have created a new product line of cyclotrons (B14p, B35p and the B70p) for radioisotope production. The team brings with it a diverse range of knowledge from around the world. TeamBest™ is driven by one primary goal - to provide the best products and services to customers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: We are looking for a talented embedded software engineer to join our development team. Reporting to the Director of Engineering and mentored by senior software designer(s), the incumbent will play a key role in the development of medical products. Key responsibilities will include: • Participate in the R&D of medical products in collaboration with scientists and other engineers. • Design and develop embedded software within real-time control systems. • Write technical documentation to support verification, validation and certification of designs. • Verify and validate control system software for medical products. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Required: • B.Sc. in Software/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, plus 1-2 years experience (Co-op experience preferred) • Proficiency in C/C++ language programming, test and verification • Practical experience with microcontrollers, analog/digital electronics, and common lab equipment • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills • Flexible and comfortable at working under time constraints

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Preferred candidates will also have experience with: • Medical product development in a regulated environment (FDA, etc.) • Digital and analog electrical hardware design • Real-time embedded software design

All applicants should apply in writing with a cover letter and resume to Human Resources: Email: jobs@theratronics.ca or Fax #: (613) 591-2176

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Mrs. Beam’s cure-all cheaper than Dr. Murphy

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other and Aunt Bertha were sitting at the kitchen table having a cup of

tea. “I don’t think I will ever get used to using onions in anything but a stew or soup pot,” Mother said. They had been talking about our neighbour Mrs. Beam, who said onions could cure everything, and were a heck of a lot cheaper than bringing old Dr. Murphy all the way out from Renfrew. Aunt Bertha assured Mother just about everyone out at Northcote took Mrs. Beam’s advice and used onions to fight colds, cure whooping cough, fix a sore throat, and believed they could even remove warts. I pretended I wasn’t listening and kept dressing and undressing my dolls. I knew the talk would eventually get around to me and the hacking cough I had had for days. And I was being kept home from the Northcote School to “heal up,” as Aunt Bertha called

in the bag, put the bag around the neck of the one ailing, send them off to school, and before you could say “cheese” (which was a favourite expression of hers), you’d break any cold or whooping cough, and would even lessen the scourge of the measles! Well, after Aunt Bertha headed back across the 20-acre field with the cutter, Mother found one of the little flour bag sacks, chopped up a good sized onion, filled the bag, and hung it it. away from her. around my neck. Mother put her faith in musAfter that first day, she left My eyes ran buckets of tears, tard plasters and Vic’s Vapor the house with the onions tied which Mother assured me would Rub from Ritza’s Drug Store, around her neck, but tossed stop as soon as I got used to the both of which had been tried on them in the ditch at the end of my bony chest. But she had to our lane, and by the end of the onions. They didn’t seem to be doing admit neither had done much to week there was a pile of onions rid me of my hacking cough. in the snow which Audrey cov- me much good, as I hacked I knew all about the onion ered with the toe of her galoshes away all afternoon, and by the time my brothers and sister got treatments and I hated them so no one would see them. home from school, I smelled like with a passion. I couldn’t remember when My sister Audrey hated them Mrs. Beam arrived with the little our sand bin in the cellar. My hateful brother Emerson, even more, because she said sacks made out of flour bags, of course, was the first to make anyone in Senior Fourth should with a long string on them, so not smell like a pot of boiled that they could hang around our a comment, and at supper that night asked Mother if he could onions at the Northcote School, necks. and the one time she wore them She ordered Mother to chop eat at the bake table to get away from the smell of raw onions everyone kept their distance up a couple onions, put them

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which he said was making him sick. That night Mother decided she would do exactly what Mrs. Beam told her to do, not only to cure me, but to stop the cough from spreading to everyone else in the family. So chopped onions were put on the washstands in our bedrooms, onion bags hung around our necks, and we all went to bed wearing chopped onions in a pair of wool socks. Mother was doing everything Mrs. Beam told her to do. And if everyone came down with a bad cold, it wouldn’t be because she didn’t listen to Mrs. Beam! By the time the lamp was blown out, the upstairs reeked of onions, and my sister vowed she wasn’t going to put a foot outside the next morning to go to school until she washed her hair and had a sponge bath. Well! Talk about a surprise! I didn’t cough once during the night, my nose had stopped running, everyone seemed hale and hearty, and it looked like no one else in the house was going to

get my cold. Audrey doused herself with talcum powder, Mother put dabs of vanilla behind my ears, the brothers were well aired out by the time they came in from doing barn chores, and only the faintest smell of onions remained. So off we went to the Northcote School. Mrs. Beam continued to be the person to go to when sickness invaded a household. Onions and coal oil were her favourite treatments. Mother, who never quite got used to them, nevertheless agreed they were worth trying, and a lot cheaper than the $2 old Doctor Murphy charged for coming twelve-and-half miles out from Renfrew. Interested in an electronic version of Mary’s books? Go to www.smashwords.com and type MaryRCook for ebook purchase details, or if you would like a hard copy, please contact Mary at wick2@sympatico.ca.

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Humane Society can immediately identify your pet and call you, even if the collar has been lost. Have pictures available: Sometimes we forget to keep taking pictures when our pet is no longer a puppy or a kitten, but a recent photo can make all the difference when an animal is lost. Keep some updated colour photos available just in case. Watch the front door: When expecting people, lock up animals who are likely to bolt. They may be cranky, but they will thank you for it when they are safe at home. Don’t let cats wander: If you let your cats outside, chances are they will get lost. Even if they have been coming and going for ten years, it doesn’t mean that they will always find their way home, or that someone might assume they are lost and pick them up. Do not let cats outside the house unless you have an enclosed back yard, or you are walking them on a leash. Know your pets: OK, so you’ve lost a black lab cross.What else? Does he know any tricks that make him stand out? Does he have any scars or birth marks? What makes him different from all the other black labs the shelter might receive? These details might make it easier for us to identity your pet.

Minette (ID# A074321) Pet of the Week: Minette (ID# A074321) Prevent a Lost Pet: Five Tips To Help You Protect Your Pets Meet Minette, a beautiful and sophisticated cat looking for The Ottawa Humane Society takes in thousands of lost pets every year. Prevent your pet from becoming lost — or make sure you’re reunited with a lost pet as fast as possible — with these five tips: Identify your pets: This is probably the most important thing you can do to prevent your pet from being permanently lost. Your pet should be microchipped, tattooed and be wearing a collar and ID tag. It is not enough just to have one of the above list, two or more are vital. With a collar, someone could pick up your pet on the street and bring it right back to your house. With a tattoo, a vet clinic without microchip readers can check the registry based on the tattoo. With a microchip, places like the Ottawa

her purr-fect match. Minette is a mature and calm kitty who is looking for a new home where she can be lavished with attention. She absolutely loves having her long fur brushed. Minette would enjoy a big scratching post and lots of fun toys to play with in her new home.Are you the one Minette has been waiting for? For more information on Minette and all the adoptable animals, stop by the OHS at 245 West Hunt Club Rd Check out our website at www.ottawahumane.ca to see photos and descriptions of the animals available for adoption.

Please note: The Ottawa Humane Society has many other companion animals available for adoption. Featured animals are adopted quickly! To learn more about adopting an animal from the Ottawa Humane Society please contact us:

Website: www.ottawahumane.ca Email: Adoptions@ottawahumane.ca Telephone: (613) 725-3166 x258

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Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-723-1862, E-mail: ottawawest@metroland.com

Feb. 16

The new Ottawa-based notfor-profit Youth Experience Project is hosting a fundraiser to help provide Ottawa children-in-need with unique experiences. The event takes place on Feb. 16, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Red Lion Public House, located in the ByWard Market at 47 Clarence St. Have your photo taken with a cosplayer, play with a VR headset and experiment with green-screen technology – all by donation. For details, visit clubify.com/youth. VoIP 101, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m, St. Laurent Branch, 515 rue Coté St. Today’s internet has transform the telecommunications industry. Reasonable quality internet connections have served to facilitate the effective use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) as an alternative to the traditional landline telephone. Jeff Dubois, Public-

ity Chair, Ottawa PC Users’ Group examines a number of free and low-cost options to replace or augment your existing telephone service. To attend this free seminar, please register with the Ottawa Public Library.

Feb. 17

Schoolchildren are invited to spend their PD Day on Feb. 17 at the Alta Vista library branch. Come play games: roll the dice, pick a suit or grab a nunchuk. There will be card and board games as well as Nintendo Wii. The games session takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. The branch is situated at 2516 Alta Vista Dr. For details, call 613-580-2424, ext. 30426.

Feb. 18

Rideau Canoe Club Fundraiser Trivia Night, starting

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at 7 p.m. at Carleton Heights Community Centre, 1665 Apeldoorn Ave. Put together your own team of six or let us find you a team. This is an easy-going trivia night, no stress. There will also be a silent auction, a booze toss game, as well as a game for those under the age of 19. Bring your toonies and loonies. All profits go towards the Canoe Kids Shelter Fund. Buy your tickets at https:// rideaucanoeclub.wildapricot. org/event-2409096.

Feb. 19

Join us for the 24th annual Winter Carnival at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, 102 Greenview Ave. from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fun for the whole family, including bouncy castle, face painting, horsedrawn sleigh rides, games, prizes and more. The event is free.

Feb. 20

Forced Bulbs and Preserves Show, 7:30 p.m. Gloucester Horticultural Society, 4373 Generation Crt. Everything on display in this show is produced by our members and judged by certified Ontario Horticultural Association judges. Food safety is a major feature. There will also be a presentation on growing kalettes. Admission Free. Space limited. Pre-registration required at 613-738-9724 For more information http://www. gardenontario.org/site.php/ glouster/about/meetings/.

Feb. 24,

Westboro Legion’s Trivia Challenge for Charity. The door and bar open at 6 p.m. and the Trivia Challenge begins at 7:30 p.m. Compete for a donation to your favorite charity. Cost is $10 per player with a maximum team

size of 6 and you must be over the age of 19. The pregame menu features Carleton Tavern wings, fries, poutine, onion rings, hummus, tabouli and more. The bar serves bottled beer, draft beer, mixed drinks, wine, coolers, and soft drinks. Cash only. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit our website at http:// rcl480.com/TCFC/index.html or e-mail WestboroLegionPR@gmail.com.

Feb. 25

Join us for two events on Feb. 25 at the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Dr. (room 115), hosted by the Ontario Genealogical Society – Ottawa Branch. First, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. it’s Genealogy: Back to Basics where you will learn about Directories as a valuable source of information. Then from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Brian

Tackaberry will tell the stories of forgotten local heroes of First World War from his new book “Forgotten Heroes: Mississippi Mills Valour Award Recipients of the Great War.” Both events are free, and all are welcome. For more details visit ogsottawa. on.ca.

Feb. 26

Morning Creative Arts and Preschool will be hosting talented local children’s artist Russell Levia at the Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Ave, at 10:15 a.m. Doors open at 9:45 a.m. Join us for an intimate and interactive musical morning with puppets, a variety of musical instruments and of course, singingTickets are $10 for children and free for adults and they are available at the door. Baked goods, juice and coffee will be available by donation.

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Servers with Eve Nightclub work the four-man skis in the second annual ByWard Market Server Games during Winterlude on Feb. 12 in a snow storm. From left are Ottawa east’s Justin Budd-Miller, Nepean’s Jonas Bittner, Centretown’s Gabe Rubio and Orléans resident Faraz Malik. Servers raced against each other and the clock to compete in a number of obstacles for fastest restaurant. RIGHT: Ottawa east resident Krista Deboer, server with Patty Boland’s pub and eatery, navigates obstacles. Servers raced against each other and the clock to compete in a number of obstacles for fastest restaurant. Ottawa West News - Thursday, February 16, 2017 23


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