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Residents leave Stonebridge meeting with ‘more questions than answers’ By Charlie Senack A crowd of close to 300 people packed the Nepean Sportsplex on Thurs., Jan. 24 to hear about the future of the Stonebridge Golf Course which made headlines last summer after developers put an application forward to build homes on roughly 800 yards of the course. Last year, golf course owner Mattamy Homes, brought a development application forward to build 158 single detached homes and traditional townhomes on the property. The development was to take place on the western edge of the course, which technically sits in the Rideau-Goulbourn Ward. The 18 holes would have had to be reconfigured into a shortened course which would no longer be championship calibre. After much backlash from residents who paid tens of thousands of dollars in premiums to live on the course arose, Mattamy decided to pull its application. Now almost seven months later, those residents are wondering why a meeting is being held if no new application has been submitted. They are concerned a backdoor deal is in the works, and are questioning why they only found out about the meeting last month. The meeting started off with a 30-minute presentation by city manager Charmaine Forgie, who gave a detailed description of the 12 stages of a municipal de-

velopment process — which would take place saying another application is brought forward. But that’s when things got heated. Residents started to chant they wanted their golf course to stay exactly the way it is, and were concerned about the loss of green space, the burden this would put on the streets and infrastructure, and the impact it would have on their home values. They were also concerned that one application would turn into many, and eventually the golf course would want to close — much like what is being seen with Kanata Lakes. Stonebridge resident Sarah Yorke raised the point of home values during the meeting, and asked what homeowners would receive to compensate the loss of property value saying new homes were to be built. She paid a high premium to live on the course, but even for her, it’s not just about the money. “I’m actually not looking for my money back, and actually if I did get my money back, I don’t know if I’d still be happy because I’m living where I’m living because I really like my community,” said Yorke to an applauding crowd of roughly 300 Stonebridge residents. “I really like my house, and even if you gave me a premium of one hundred thousand dollars difference, what is me and my pile of money going to do to be

down everyone’s questions and concerns, but said the answers would be posted on the City of Ottawa website. “I’d like to know why Mattamy hasn’t presented their future view for the golf course and the community at large for that matter,” said Scott Simpson who lives a block away from the course. “I would like to know the councillors views of changing anything about that golf course. I would

happy?” She added. “I don’t want my money back. I want Stonebridge to remain what it is.” Others are questioning Mattamy Homes’ motives all together, and would like to know why they did not get up and give a formal presentation. Kevin O’Shea, division president for Mattamy Homes Ottawa, attended the meeting, but never got up and spoke. City staff were on hand to take

also like to know besides financial gain, what are the other reasons Mattamy has for changing the golf course?” The golf course is split between the wards of Gloucester-South Nepean, Barrhaven and RideauGoulbourn. While the councillors of two of those wards aren’t taking sides, newly elected Gloucester-South Nepean Councillor Carol Anne Meehan is against any

development on the course. At this point it is really unclear how much power council would have to stop development saying they wanted to — due to a number of court cases surrounding provincial legislation, and the newly created Local Planning Appeal Tribunal which replaced the Ontario Municipal Board.


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416-Barnsdale interchange discussed at transportation meeting By Jeff Morris It can’t always be about money. That phrase was heard over and over again last week as Councillor Jan Harder was joined by planners Chris Gordon and Jack Stirling at the Move Barrhaven Avance public meeting at Cedar Hill Golf Club Tues., Jan. 29. The meeting was a public forum and information session to discuss the transportation and infrastructure situation in Barrhaven, and to discuss some of the solutions for the future of the community. Barrhaven currently has about 90,000 residents, and there is no sign of slowdown for the rapid growth. “It was a great meeting with some great dialogue and exchanges,” Harder said following the meeting. “What we need is for our residents to be vocal when

they have problems. When there are problems with our roads or the wait times on our bus routes, we need to speak up. Our voices will help shape the growth of Barrhaven as the next transportation master plan is developed.” Stirling started the meeting with a presentation on the progression of Barrhaven through the years. He began with the creation of the community in the 1960s. Barr had purchased a 200-acre farm with plans to put in a horse racing facility. Rideau Carleton Raceway opened before his plans came to fruition, so plan B was a housing development, which became the original neighbourhood of Barrhaven. From there, he noted milestones in the development of Barrhaven, such as the growth of Barrhaven east to Woodroffe Ave. and south to Strandherd in 1991, the opening of

Highway 416, and various was put into place in 1972. stages of retail development At that time, Kanata, Barto the opening of the Vimy rhaven, Orleans and CarlsBridge linking Strandherd bad Springs were identified Drive and Armstrong Road as future satellite cities. The plan for Carlsbad Springs in Riverside South. The next big phase for was eventually dropped, but Barrhaven is the creation the other three communities of a downtown just south of developed into Ottawa’s three major residential Strandherd Road. “It’s going to be a down- growth areas. “There was no haphaztown we’re very proud of,” Harder said. “It’s not going ard planning,” Stirling said. to be the Kanata Centrum or “The plans for Barrhaven the Orleans Town Centre. have been in place for a It’s going to be a real down- very long time.” Stirling said the growth town.” Stirling echoed Harder’s rate throughout Ottawa has sentiments about the Kanata been consistent since the copy 12/18/18 7:56 PM Page 1 Centrum. Remove a Person_Ad1970s. “That is not what we INTERCHANGE want Barrhaven’s down- continues on page 4 town to look like.” Stirling also talked about Councillor Jan Harder disthe longterm planning for cusses traffic issues in BarBarrhaven that was put in rhaven with planner Chris place nearly 50 years ago Gordon behind her. and how the growth of the community has followed that plan. The concept of Barrhaven as a satellite city

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stonebridge continues from page 2 Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt says residents have to understand Mattamy Homes has full development rights on the property, but does share many of the same concerns as the residents.

“Any time you start to cut up a golf course, you pick away at it and your changing its clientele,” he said. “The people that play a par 71 golf course (are) likely not the same people who would play at a par 66 golf course. So if you’re

going to change that, what’s that impact on the business model of the golf course. If you start to alter it, what if no one comes? What’s your next step? That cloud of uncertainty hangs around this entire process.” Many of the meeting

goers say they left with more questions than answers, and said they won’t let this go without a fight. If Mattamy Homes does have any intentions to bring forward another application, they say they are ready to fuel the fire.

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interchange continues from page 3 “The city has just embarked on Beyond 2030,” he said. “It’s become a real exercise in how you handle that growth and where you put it. “When do you say ‘That’s it’ for Barrhaven? Nobody puts guns to people’s heads and drags them to the sales offices in Barrhaven. People are coming.” While Stirling talked about the growth of the community, Chris Gordon discussed the infrastructure to prepare for the growth and the need for proper planning. “When I was younger, everyone used to say that you can get anywhere in Ottawa within 20 minutes,” Gordon said. “That’s not the case now.”

Part of the challenge of growth, he said, is to funnel traffic away from the busiest routes and toward the roads less travelled. The capacity of a traffic lane, he added, is about 1,000 cars per hours. The roads in the western part of the community – mainly Cedarview and 416 – are underutilized, while Greenbank, Woodroffe, Merivale and Prince of Wales sees traffic exceeding its capacity. One of Barrhaven’s needs is another interchange at the 416. There is one earmarked for Barnsdale Road. “If you look at Kanata and Orleans, they have three, four, maybe five interchanges along the major highways,” he said. “Barrhaven has only one. An

interchange at Barnsdale is high on the priority list.” With major growth still planned for the Half Moon Bay area, getting those commuters onto the 416 before they add to the existing congestion in Barrhaven is a priority. Harder said that some short term traffic improvements are being looked at. Strandherd will be widened to four lanes from the new car dealerships to Home Depot. She said that a left turn lane at Borisokane is also in the plans. The extension of light rail into Barrhaven will also alleviate many rush hour traffic problems. “We need LRT out here,” Harder said. “It will be a game

changer. It will draw people to the heart of the community. (Our downtown) will be like Lansdowne only larger. Think about what that would do for us.” Barrhaven BIA Executive Director Andrea Steenbakkers pointed out that 25 per cent of workers in Barrhaven are federal government employees. “The main takeaway from the meeting is that in order to be successful, we will have to work together,” Steenbakkers said. “We will have to be organized as a community. We need to lobby the federal government for funding for some of these projects so we are not just using city money.”

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An Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) principal from Barrhaven has been named as one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2019. Lynne Charette, who began her career with the OCSB in 1984 as a teacher, is currently the principal at St. Benedict School, a primary school (JK-6) located on River Mist Rd. in the Half Moon Bay

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It’s time for Barrhaven to come together on transportation issues The plans are all coming together. Now, it’s time for Barrhaven to come together. If there was one take away from the transportation and infrastructure meeting at Cedarhill Golf Club that we can take away, it’s that we have to express our concerns in the community. Being the squeaky wheel is one thing, but we need to be the squeaky suburb. Barrhaven Councillor Jan Harder, who hosted the meeting, was encouraging residents to be more vocal in sharing their frustrations with the city. This is particularly important with the transportation plan review on the horizon. While many of the discussions of the meeting focused on the long term transportation issues in Barrhaven – an interchange at the 416 and Barnsdale, light rail and the widening of Strandherd Drive were among the topics of discussion – there are some immediate concerns that need to be addressed. There will be some big changes made at the southern end of Greenbank Road, which will change the way residents get in and out of Half Moon Bay. Harder was not happy with the city’s plans to shut the only way on and out of that neighbourhood down this summer, and she hit the emergency break on what seems like a plan not thought through and not understanding of the extreme traffic problems in the community. Another long term project will be the railway crossings. While the Greenbank underpass is finished, the shifting soil in Barrhaven caused problems. The next area to be worked on is in the western part of Barrhaven along Strandherd. “The soil is like Jello,” Harder said. “Our soils shift. It will be a big project. We have a lot odf challenges from a geological perspective.” The immediate solution that can help is a turning lane added to Borisokane, along with a set of traffic lights in front of Fraser Fields. These two quick fix solutions will make the infrastructure construction and rerouting of roads a little more bearable. For all of these projects to happen, the community needs to be vocal and creative, and multiple levels of government have to be involved. But as important as this meeting and these plans are, there was no presence from the office of MP Chandra Arya. MPP Lisa MacLeod was in Toronto but sent her assistant from her Barrhaven office to the meeting. And although traffic issues in Barrhaven extend throughout the community and into Riverside South, which for all intents and purposes became one with Barrhaven regarding transportation issues, Councillor Carol Ann Meehan was not present. As a community, we must all be working together to get through this painful growth. But if the community has to come together, so must our representatives.


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Objects in mirror are closer than they appear You always pass the deer crossing and moose crossing signs. I never really paid attention to them. I do now. Last month, I had my first ever encounter with a moose on a highway while driving through Algonquin Park. The story was either terrifying, hilarious or embarrassing. Or it was all three. It was hilariembarrifying. It was frigid, with a wind chill of minus-30. I was driving right into the bright light of one of the biggest full moons I had ever seen, noticing the incredible sky full of stars. And then I thought, ‘I really have to pee.’ It kind of wrecked the moment. I thought I might be able to hold it for about 45 minutes until I hit the gas station at Barry’s Bay. But who was I kidding? I had pumped back about six Diet Cokes that day. I had no chance in Hell of making it to the next hint of civilization. I hadn’t passed a car or truck in almost an hour. No one was within miles of me. I flicked on the blinker and pulled over. I got out of the vehicle and looked up at the sky to take in the stars and the giant full moon again. That 15 seconds of looking around in the minus-30 weather altered the molecular composition of the zipper on my fly. In other words, my zipper was cold. Really cold. Like, dayammmn. For guys, peeing at the side of the road gives us the feeling of ultimate relief fused with that sort of rugged manliness vibe. It didn’t matter that it was minus-30. I was one with wilderness. You know how Snoopy used to pretend he was the great World War I flying ace? I was the great coureur de bois in the middle of the baron tundra, having a pee before setting my traps to get furs for my next trip to Hudson’s Bay. About halfway through my chilling yet fulfilling pee and my daydream, I heard something. I looked around. A few hundred metres behind me, standing in the middle of the road, I saw the silhouette of a moose in the bright moonlight. ‘Wow, that’s cool,’ I thought to myself. ‘The moose must be my spirit animal. Why else would it appear while I, the great coureur de bois, was peeing?’ I kept peeing and looked over my shoulder again. The moose was moving. He was trotting. I kept peeing, he kept trotting. Then it hit me. It’s 30-below, I’m peeing, and there is a moose running toward me. I got kind of scared. Okay, I got a lot scared. I was terrified. For a guy my age – you know, well onto the

back nine of life – hitting the emergency break in mid-pee is not easy. As it got closer, I realized how much bigger it was and how much faster it was going. I stopped peeing and jumped in the van I was driving. I didn’t put it back in or zip up. I was too scared to notice how my you-know-what felt against my minus-30 zipper. I hit the gas peddle but I skidded on black ice. I FROM THE saw the moose coming in my mirror, right above the fine print that says, “Objects in mirror are closer then they appear.” At that point, it all by Jeff Morris flashed before me. ‘OMG,’ I thought. ‘What if it rams into the back of the van? The airbags will go off, and the minus-30 zipper is going to Lorena Bobbitt me. Then I will bleed out and die holding my thingy in my hand and nobody is going to drive by for days. By then will be just a skeleton sitting in a soccer mom van, holding something in my hand. The moose will be long gone and no one will know how I died. Maybe the media will think that I was trying to do some sort of Bruce Jenner self-surgery. I don’t want to be remembered that way.’ I finally got some traction and scratched off. The moose, about 10 metres behind me, faded away in the moonlight as I looked at my rearview mirror. I got to Barry’s Bay, finished peeing, and switched from Diet Coke to Red Bull. Two days later, I shared the story with some colleagues at a breakfast meeting. “Was the moose male or female?” “I don’t know.” “Did it have antlers?” “It had nubs, but I don’t think they have antlers this time of the year.” Another smart ass piped in. “Maybe it was mating season, and it was a female moose who saw you. Maybe it was turned on.” “Stop!” I pleaded. They laughed. At me, not with me. I had only been terrified while peeing one other time. It was along Route 66 near the Arizona-New Mexico border. My two sons and I were peeing against an abandoned rail car when we saw the huge skin of a rattlesnake that had been shed on the ground near us. This wasn’t just a big snake. It was like the basalisk from the second Harry Potter book. It was the fastest pee ever. So whether you in the 100-degree Fahrenheit heat of the Arizona desert or the minus-30 Celsius deep freeze in Algonquin Park, nature sometimes calls. And if you see a box of Depends in the back seat of my car before a road trip, don’t judge.


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By Charlie Senack “Welcome to Firehouse” is how all guests are welcomed to Firehouse Subs located at Strandherd and Greenbank in the heart of Marketplace. Firehouse Subs was started in Jacksonville Florida, and has since opened 23 locations in Ontario — two of which are in Ottawa. Ottawa owner Pradip Patel opened his Ogilvie location about a year and a half ago, and decided to open another in Barrhaven. The restaurant opened at the beginning of January, and business has been booming ever since. Patel says he is part of the Firehouse Subs chain because it gives him an opportunity to give back to the community, while having fun at work. “Why wouldn’t you work anywhere where you could support the community and enjoy the food that you get?” Patel said. “We don’t treat you as a guest, we treat you as family when you come in.” “We talk to every single person every single chance we get. Doing that isn’t work, it’s fun,” he added. Despite two other sub restaurants being located on Greenbank Road, Patel isn’t too worried about the competition. Firehouse subs is a different experience all together. “We toast our bread, we steam our meat and cheese, and we slice our meat and cheese every day,” he said. “Every sub takes a little bit longer — anywhere between 8 to 10 minutes — but it’s made to order.” The menu consists of 10 specialty subs which include a variety of meats and cheeses. Customers can order from three different types of meatball subs which is the most common among Barrhaven residents, or a smoked brisket sub which is smoked for 16 hours, and is an Ottawa favourite. A trip to the Barrhaven location is also like a trip to the museum. Firefighter mem-

orabilia decorates the walls and countertops, and includes firefighter gear that belonged to some of Nepean’s top firefighters. It includes a helmet belonging to the former Nepean fire chief, and the jacket worn by Ottawa Fire chief Gerry Pingitore who retired in April 2018. The restaurant also holds a number of charity events throughout the year, and Patel says plans are already underway to hold a few big events at the restaurant this summer. Since opening his Ogilvie location a year and a half ago, Patel has donated $84,860 to support local firefighters, which included the purchase of a $22,000 drone. “Everything comes right back to this community. We are as good as the community allows us to be,” Patel said. That money came from a few local sponsors, as well as charity events, and by customers rounding their bill to the nearest dollar. Patel may have only opened his Barrhaven location, but he’s thinking big. “Barrhaven you’re in for a shock,” he said. “You come in here and you won’t be disappointed.” The Barrhaven Business Profile is brought to you by the Barrhaven BIA. We encourage you to shop locally and support the businesses that create jobs and support so many organizations and events in our wonderful community. For more on all of the great things Barrhaven has to offer, visit www.barrhavenbia and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @ barrhavenbia

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The IndependentCOMMUNITY For Valentine’s Day, why not try the most romantic spot in Barrhaven?

If you are in search of a romantic restaurant with great food and great service for Valentine’s Day, there is no need to fight the traffic, weather and parking issues to go downtown. Ka Familia, located at Strandherd and Longfields, might be just the spot you are looking for. “We had a very successful Valentine’s Day last year, and this year’s looks even better,” said Ka Familia owner and Executive Chef Dhom Rosete. Tripadvisor.com recently named Ka Familia as one of the most romantic restaurants in Ottawa. Dhom is hoping that the rating will entice people who have never been to Ka Familia to try the restaurant for the first time. Adding to evening is the fact that Dhom, who was trained as a chef in England, once cooked for Queen Elizabeth II. “We have a special menu for Valentine’s Day, and I think it is our best ever,” he said. The special Valentine’s Day dinner is a six-course meal with champagne, and it is rea-

sonably priced at $65 per person. To add to the evening, popular Ottawa musician Noel Dimar will be providing entertainment. After spending 26 years as a restauranteur and chef in England and Wales, Dhom came to Canada a decade ago. His Filipinofusion restaurant is unique not only to Barrhaven, but to Ottawa. “Filipino food is a natural centre of fusion to many different cultures,” Dhom said. “There is often an aspect of counterpoint in each dish where contrasting flavours such as sweet and salty are paired together to create delicious combinations. It offers a bold combination of flavours influenced by Spain and Asia. The fusion gives me the opportunity to expand on the cultural cuisine by adding Filipino taste to international dishes, and vice versa.” Dhom was born in the Philippines and spent his childhood there. He moved to London, England when he was 18 years old and studied the culinary arts.

Dhom Rosete, who once cooked for Queen Elizabeth II, is serving up a special Valentine’s Day dinner at Ka Familia in Barrhaven.

He would eventually become a five-star chef and become a restauranteur. While he is modest about having prepared food for the Queen, he is passionate about his cooking and his restaurant. When he moved to Canada, Dhom quickly made a name for himself in Ottawa. He would become executive chef at the Lord Lansdowne, a high-end retirement home known for its excellent food. As a five-star chef, Dhom helped solidify that reputation. While the restaurant is

becoming a favourite spot for many foodies in Barrhaven, Ka Familia has also developed a customer base regionally. The quality of the food, the ambience of the restaurant and the exceptional customer service has had customers coming back. Ka Familia’s weekend brunch, served Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is becoming more popular every month. Dhom said that they are already taking reservations for their Mother’s Day brunch and Mother’s Day dinner.

“We take pride in our customer service, and in our food,” he said. “We love Barrhaven, and we want to be a part of the community for a long time.” While the Queen won’t

likely be making a Royal Visit to Barrhaven to eat at Ka Familia, she was impressed with Dhom’s cooking. “I got a very nice bottle of champagne as a thank you,” he said.


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Greenfields was once again the winner of the Brrrhaven Chili Cook-off.

Another load of passengers gets ready for a Brrrhaven sleigh ride through Larkin Park.

Left, hundreds of local residents warmed up from the cold by taking part as voters (and eaters!) during the Barrhaven Chili Cookoff. Right, there was as much shoveling snow as there was shinny on the outdoor rink at Larkin Park during last weekend’s Winter in Brrrhaven event.





PROPOSED PROJECT: Rogers is proposing an antenna system at 3700 Prince of Wales Dr. in Ottawa, which consists of a 37m shrouded clocktower tripole in a fenced compound on the eastern edge of the property. Once completed the antenna system will measure 37 metres in height. The proposed site will provide the best possible service for voice transmission and wireless high speed internet to residents and local businesses in the area. Rogers invites citizens, within 30 calendar days of the date of this notice, to provide by e-mail or letter their comments, and/or request to be informed of the City’s position on the proposed antenna system. Furthermore, please note that Rogers will respond to all reasonable and relevant concerns, and that the City will be taking into account comments from the public and Rogers’ response to each when providing its position to the proponent and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED). Finally, ISED is responsible for the approval of this antenna system, and requires Rogers to review this proposal with the public and local municipality. After reviewing this proposal, the City of Ottawa will provide its position to ISED and Rogers.

Newspaper: The Barrhaven Independent Project: C2749 Heart’s Desire

A COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND COMMENT SESSION relating to the proposed wireless telecommunications site will be held on Wednesday, th February 27 , 2019 from 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven, Cambrian Room, 3500 Cambrian Rd, Ottawa, ON. Further information may be obtained through the following contact: Eric Belchamber On behalf of Rogers Communications Inc. 666 Kirkwood Ave., Suite B100 Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 5X9 (613) 220-5970 eric.belchamber@rogers.com





PROJET PROPOSÉ : Rogers propose l’installation d’un système d'antennes au 3700 prom. Prince of Wales à Ottawa. Les détails du projet proposé sont comme suit : - une tour de télécommunication de type tripole tour d’horloge dans un espace clôturé et barré et ce, situé à l’extrémité est du lot proposé. Une fois les travaux terminés, le système d’antennes mesurera environ 37 mètres de hauteur (élévation hors tout). Le projet proposé permettra d’offrir une couverture cellulaire et de l’internet haute vitesse sans fil hors pair aux résidents et aux commerçants situés dans la région. Rogers invite les citoyens, dans les 30 jours ouvrables suivant la date du présent avis, à faire part de vos commentaires par courriel ou courrier postal à l’adresse mentionnée (avec une adresse de retour) et/ou à demander de connaître la position de la Ville quant à la proposition du système d'antennes. De plus, Rogers donnera suite à toute préoccupation jugée pertinente et raisonnable et la Ville tiendra compte des commentaires du public et de la réponse du promoteur à l'égard de ceux-ci au moment de faire part de sa position au promoteur et à Innovation, Science et Développement économique Canada. Enfin, Innovation, Science et Développement économique Canada, qui est responsable d'approuver ce système d'antennes, exige que Rogers passe en revue la présente proposition avec le public et la municipalité locale. Après avoir examiné cette proposition, la Ville d'Ottawa fera part de sa position à Innovation, Science et Développement économique Canada et à Rogers.

Newspaper: The Barrhaven Independent Project: C2749 Heart’s Desire

Une SÉANCE COMMUNAUTAIRE D’INFORMATION concernant le projet proposéaura lieu mercredi, le 27 février 2019 de 19h00 à 20h30 à l’adresse suivante: Complexe récréatif Minto - Barrhaven, Salon Cambrian, 3500 rue Cambrian, Ottawa, ON. Pour toute information additionnelle, veuillez communiquer avec Rogers : Eric Belchamber Au nom de Rogers Communications Inc. 666 Kirkwood Ave., Suite B100 Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 5X9 (613) 220-5970 eric.belchamber@rogers.com


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The IndependentCOMMUNITY 12-year-old Barrhaven magician wows crowd at Greely Winter Carnival deal by his father, Harry, who is also a fan of magic. He helps Arjun with his act, and is always there to help him set up his equipment and operate the music. They also love to watch professional musicians together. “My favourite magician is David Blaine, and he is also a fan of Penn and Teller. Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller called Blaine the greatest magician who ever lived. Arjun is hoping that someday he can be professional magician. “I am always learning new tricks, but right now I am really working on my showmanship,” he said. “I would love to have a career in magic, but school is important and I want to make sure that I get a good education. But I love magic and it’s something I will always be interested in.” Barrhaven 12-year-old magician Arjun Gill gets some help from audience member Leah during his act at the Greely Winter Carnival. Jeff Morris photo

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as he can remember”. “My aunt gave me a magic kit for Christmas when I was three,” he said. “I really loved it. I practiced a lot, and when I was five, I gave my first performance.” Arjun took part in the Berrigan Elementary School talent show in Grade 4, and continued every year until moving onto Longfields Davidson Heights Secondary School. He also performs at events in his father’s workplace, and in the fall, he performed at a campaign event for Ottawa City Council candidate Harpreet Singh. In Greely, Arjun wowed the crowd with a number of tricks, including a slight of hand trick with cards. A woman from the audience participated in a card trick involving the King of Spades. When she returned to her seat, the card was missing. He asked audience members to check their pockets, and it was in the woman’s shirt pocket. Arjun is helped a great

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The IndependentCOMMUNITY Extreme cold and heavy snowfall presents challenges to city crews

The weather has been a huge challenge these past few weeks - extreme cold, neverending snow, and even rain! City crews have worked hard to keep our streets cleaned and deserve to be commended. On a lighter note, a few weeks ago, someone asked me if the hockey rinks at Walter Baker could have a hockey stick stand for when the kids go into the dressing room. I asked Dave Connolly (Walter Baker Facilities Supervisor) to see what he could do. With a little bit (or perhaps a lot!) of ingenuity and MacGyvering, the hockey stand was born – one that can take the use and abuse of thousands of sticks over time. Be on the outlook for them as they start popping up!

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Babysitting- PD Day Courses for all Grade 6 students and older: February 15th. All babysitting courses are scheduled from 9-5 pm at the Prince of Wales Manor. My Safe Life is designed for children from 7-10 years of age. It is scheduled on Saturday March 2nd from 9-4 pm at the Prince of Wales Manor. To register visit for either program visit: basicswithkaren.ca

Ruth Dickinson Library: Author Marie Louise Gay

Ruth E. Dickinson Library presents an afternoon with beloved Canadian author, Marie Louise Gay, on Saturday February 9th at 2 p.m. This is a free family event open to all. We will meet in the John McCrae S.S. cafeteria so there will be plenty of space for everyone. For more info: InfoService@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca or call: 613-580-2940


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Barrhaven Garden Club: Common Garden Insect Pests & How to Manage Them

Presented by Mary Anne Jackson-Hughes, who will teach which insects are beneficial to plant life & which are destructive. Learn to identify which ones in two ways by sight or damage caused. February 13th, Barrhaven Garden Club, 7:30 p.m., 76 Larkin Drive, Guests $5.00 Info 613 8254257, barrhavengardenclub. ca The Barrhaven Garden Club would also like to extend a special thank you to all who supported our “Holiday Florals” evening in November. Through your generosity they were able to donate $1100.00 to the Barrhaven Food Cupboard.

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VIA Rail Canada would like to notify residents of upcoming maintenance on the railway line in your community. WHY: to manage corridor vegetation and ensure the safety and security of operations. WHAT: Vegetation management Specifically, the work will include: Cutting brush overgrowth within the rail corridor. VIA Rail Canada will be conducting the necessary work outside of train operating hours, during the night-

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The City of Ottawa has received a development applicant to accommodate a proposed retirement home and residential care facility. The site, which is currently vacant, is located at the corner of Strandherd Drive and Maravista Drive. The applicant is proposing a six-storey building that would contain 143 rooming units. Communal uses including a convenience store, hair salon, dining room, and craft room would be located on the main floor. Parking for the development includes nine exterior surface parking spaces and 42 underground parking spaces with 36 bicycle parking spaces. If you have any questions, please email Alison.Stirling@ottawa.ca.

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The IndependentCOMMUNITY Passion-based projects inspire John McCrae students at science fair By Charlie Senack

The students of Rebecca Chambers grade 11 and 12 classes opened the doors of their John McCrae Secondary School class on January 22 for their annual science fair. Step inside the potable classroom at the back of the school, and it’s not your ordinary classroom experience. Rebecca Chambers teaches through passion-based projects. Her unique style of teaching can be seen as “odd” to many, but for her students, they say it’s taught them real life lessons. Grade 12 student Rajan Singh was born into a South Asian family, and because of that, he says education and extracurricular activities were his priorities. When he wasn’t doing that he was practising as a high performance athlete. It didn’t leave a lot of time for experiencing life or volunteering, but being in Chambers’ class changed all of that. “The first year was definitely challenging,” Singh said. “At first I struggled because I wasn’t sure what I wanted to learn, but Mrs. Chambers also mentioned that failing was ok in her classroom and usually failing in other classrooms

isn’t encouraged. In her class the message was “fail early and fail often”.” Singh’s project was to show how he stepped outside of his comfort zone throughout the past two years. It was a box plastered with the countless activities he and his classmates took part in throughout the year, which included a trip to the Parkdale Food Centre, volunteering at VIVA Retirement in Barrhaven and exploring issues like gender equality. Inside the box was full of things in his comfort zone which included a calculator, a protractor and a ruler. “All your classroom comfort stuff, because this represents my comfort zone in school,” he said. Grade 12 student Sean Swayze was the opposite of Singh. He hated school, thought it was useless and wasn’t planning on pursuing post secondary education after high school. Deep in love which mechanics since the young age of 7, Swayze has owned and restored 34 dirt bikes and threewheelers, five trucks and three snowmobiles. That’s all before he’s even graduated high school. When he entered

Grade 12 student Sean Swayze has owned and restored 34 dirt bikes and three-wheelers.

Left to right: Grade 12 students Chantelle Ross, Kayle Osborne, Emma Artichuk, Kathryn Stockdale, and Madison Hawken all took part in the John McCraw Secondary School Science Fair. Charlie Senack photos the doors of Rebecca Chambers class, all of that changed. “Mrs. Chambers class allowed me to explore what I was really interested in and what I’m passionate about and then relate it back to the curriculum,” Swayze said. “I realized I’ve spent 12 years of my life learning about things I don’t care about, and now I’m able to follow what I’m actually passionate about.” His project over the past five months has been writing a blog where he talks about his past as a person, his struggles through school and how he has changed. Despite only being 17, the blog has been read by many people including a Grade 7 teacher in the United States who contacted Swayze for advice on how he should teach his students. By learning what he wanted to learn during his time in Chambers class, Swayze said he’s been able to realize his abilities, and is now able to

communicate with people — a skill he says that is needed through life. “It made me realize what the abilities I actually have are and made me realize how I can actually go and talk to people in the real world and do interviews and stuff,” he

said. “It’s a skill that I learned in Mrs. Chambers’ course and she actually let me get in touch with people in our community. That is something that I’ve never really done with people in other classes.” The experience has changed him so much,

Swayze has decided to go out west to pursue post secondary education, and will be studying in an adventure program. For anyone who wants to find out more about the projects being worked on in Rebecca Chambers’ class can visit www.unlearnwithus.com.

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The IndependentCOMMUNITY Riverside South petitions province to get new public high school By Charlie Senack

With the community of Riverside South expected to grow to a population of 20,000 people within the next ten years, elected officials are working hard to get a public high school built in the community. A petition has been started to show the provincial government that the community supports a new high school, and over 1,135 people signed it in two days. Carleton MPP Goldie Ghamari will be bringing it to the Legislature in February, and will also be showing it to the Ministry of Education. “Education is a big deal for me in particular,” Ghamari said. “The reason why I am where I am in my life is because of education. I’m a product of the public board from elementary and high school. I was shocked when I found out that Riverside South doesn’t have a public high school and the population is going up to 20,000 (people) in the next decade.” Ghamari added that this was a topic she heard at the doors while campaigning, and said she approached the Ministry

of Education after being elected to ask when there would be a call for capital funding. This was also a priority newly elected GloucesterSouth Nepean Councillor Carol Anne Meehan heard at the doors. She said students who live in Riverside South are currently being bussed 10-kilometres to Merivale High School in Nepean, or 20-kilometres to South Carleton High School in Richmond. “That’s unacceptable,” Meehan said. “It’s a long day (and) a longer commute. It’s a burden on the entire family so we want to see those kids being educated in the community.” Closer public high schools in Barrhaven like John McRae and Longfields Davidson Heights can’t accept students from Riverside South — as they are already dealing with overcrowding — with Barrhaven reaching a population of 100,000 people. Other students are leaving the public board all together to attend a catholic high school closer to home. Opened in 2009, St. Francis Xavier High School located at Russell and Legault Road,

2364 Roger Stevens Drive, North Gower

is also over capacity. The local OCDSB Trustee in the area, Jennifer Jennekens, says this is one of the reasons why a high school is needed in Riverside South. She said the board is ready for when the Ministry of Education comes calling — and that’s usually in the spring.

“We have got all our i’s dotted and t’s crossed,” the Zone 7 Trustee said. “We have the density analysis report done, we have got the capital priority list done, and we have the land because on Spratt beside the fire station. From our end, we are ready to go.” Jennekens said hav-

ing a high school closer to home would mean that students would be able to attend extra curricular activities, and participate on school sports teams. “The (parents) won’t have to worry about the kids catching the bus on time with after school programming, extra help with their assignments

and all of that,” she said. “I think it just promotes a better rural student atmosphere for the kids to really accomplish a good education.” With a projected enrolment of 1,450 students if the school was to open in 2020, the school would be at 107 per cent enrolment on the first day.

Achieving results for all Canadians and residents of Nepean Since taking office, our government has fulfilled many of its promises: • Passed the Middle Class Tax Cut to bring relief to more than 9 million Canadians. • Introduced the Canada Child Benefit • Simplified the Canada Student Loans • Repealed unfair provisions of Bill C-24 in the Citizenship Act • Strengthened the Canada Pension Plan • Invested $2.97 billion in public transit infrastructure in Ontario

In addition... • Created 77,000 jobs across the country, including over 200 in Nepean through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Our riding received $673,000 in funding! • Created the MP Chandra Arya Outstanding Achievement award and gave Kindle e-readers and $500 cash awards to graduating students at 23 elementary, middle and high schools in Nepean. • Consulted constituents on key issues such as Budget 2016, Climate Change and Electoral Reform. We are planning several more town halls as well.

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The IndependentSPORTS Touliopoulos has eight-point night in Minor Midget AA win Nepean Raiders AA/A Hockey Report

Novice A

Callum Underhill and Ben Schmidt each scored twice as the Raiders beat the Eastern Ontario Cobras 4-1 in Rockland Sat., Jan. 26. Logan Dundas had a pair of assists and Ty Delorey added one. Everett Clarke was the winning goalie. On Tues., Jan. 29, Cameron Coady scored with less than three minutes remaining to give the Raiders a 2-1 win over Kanata. With the Raiders down 1-0, Wynston Henderson scored from Cooper Leppard early in the third, and then Coady notched the winner from Ty Delorey. Austin Bennett was the winning goalie.

Minor Atom A

On Thurs., Jan. 31, the Raiders beat the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven 5-2. Brayden Bennett had two goals and an assist for the Raiders, with Hudson Henderson, Liam Kelly and Reid Harper all scored once. Owen Cowper had two assists with one each going to Logan Stonerback and Liam Hayes each scoring one. Jack Ostapyk was the winning goalie.

Major Atom AA

The Upper Ottawa Valley Aces defeated the Raiders 3-1 Fri., Jan. 25. Max Mews scored the lone Raiders goal from Tommy Mullen in the first period. The next day in Navan, the Raiders beat Cumberland 7-2. Tommy Mullen scored two goals with one each going to Matas Bubelevicius, Nick Voisey, Mario Giannetti, Thomas Vandenberg and James Lake. Xavier Tessier had a pair of assists while Antoine Ziade, Isaac MacMillan and Preston Charron had one

each. Cohen Underhill was the winning goalie.

Major Atom A

The Gloucester Rangers edged the Raiders 2-0 Jan. 27 at the Howard Darwin Arena.

Major Pee Wee AA

Connor Ronberg scored the winning goal from George Zouzoulas in the third period as the Raiders edged the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven 2-1. Vincent Belok also scored for the Raiders in the first period from Liam Monaghan and Alessandro Lapietra. Alex Beaulne was the winning goalie. On Mon., Jan. 28 in Navan, the Raiders got two third period goals to beat Cumberland 3-1. Alessandro Lapietra scored twice and Lucas Debruyn had one goal in the win. Michelle Gao, Nathan Hovila and Liam Monaghan also scored. Andy Fraser was the winning goalie.

Minor Bantam AA

The Raiders visited the Cumberland Grads in Navan on Jan. 25 and came home with a 2-1 win. Daiwen Jia scored an unassisted goal and Tyson Parker scored from Jaidon Genereux and Thomas Gallivan. Andrew Brooks earned the win in goal. On Sun., Jan. 27, Tyson Parker’s second goal of the game late in the third period gave the Raiders gave the Raiders a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Sting. Jaidon Genereux had a goal and an assist, while Parker, Daiwen Jia, Scott Wirvin and Ben MacMullen drew assists. Zachary Renaud was the winning goalie.

Major Bantam AA

Mason MacNeil scored from William Tario and Francesco Sicoli with 1:28

left to play as the Raiders tied the Gloucester Rangers 2-2 Jan. 26 in Gloucester. Braeydon Fenn scored in the second period from Matthew O’Doherty and Sam Edwards.

Minor Midget AA

The Raiders scored four times in the second period as they cruised to a 6-1 win over Cumberland in Navan Sat., Jan. 26. Max Saito and Jayden Proulx both had a pair of goals, with Proulx adding an assist. Logan Lemay had a goal and two assists, and Kyle Nehme also scored. Costa Touliopoulos had three assists, Bowen Gaceta and Former Ottawa Senator Brad Smyth of Barrhaven gave a pep talk to the Nepean Rep. B RaidMatteo Disipio had two, and ers Atom team during the Nepean Raiders Day at the Minto Rec. Centre last month. Smyth, Jack Gasparetti and James who also say NHL action with Florida, Los Angeles, Nashville and the New York Rangers, was Cherrie both had one. Barry recently inducted into the AHL Hall of Fame. He scored 68 goals in 68 games with the CincinFitzgerald was the winning nati Monarchs in 1995-96. Smyth operates the NHL Alumni Camps and Clinics in the area, is hosting a March Break Skills and Development Camp in Kemptville March 11-15 from 11 goalie. On Tues., Jan. 29, Max a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The camp is for boys and girls in the Novice, Atom and Pee Wee age groups, Saito had two goals and two with all levels of play from house league to competitive welcome. The cost of the camp is $300 (HST included). Players will receive hat and NHLA Jersey, along with a compreassists as the Raiders beat KaLATEST AD!!!!!!!!!!!!_Diversitea Ad 12/18/18 7:54NHLA PM Page 1 nata 6-3 at the Walter Baker hensive, individual skill evaluation. Drop in sessions for $55 (HST included) are also available. Jeff Morris photo Centre. Aidan Schwartzen- For more information, email shooter@bradsmythhockey.com. truber had two goals, Matteo Disipio had a goal and two assists, and Jack Gasperetti also scored. Logan Lemay and Costa Touliopoulos each had two assists with Bowen Our Latest Tea Gaceta and Jayden Proulx adding one each. On Thurs., Jan. 31, Costa Touliopoulos had three goals and five assists for an eightpoint night in a 9-0 win over Cumberland. Jaydon Proulx Fun and Delicious had five goals in the game, while Bowen Gaceta had a Specializing in custom blended loose leaf tea goal and an assist. Jack GasOver 60 Varieties! peretti and Logan Lemay each had two assists, with GREEN • BLACK • WHITE • HERBAL • WELLNESS • MATCHA • OOLONG • ROOIBOS one each going to Marco PeShop for DiversiTea at leso, Sebastian Mariani and Matteo Disipio. Matthew Flock Boutique, (Wellington St., Ottawa), Pêches & Poivre (Almonte), Voisey earned the shutout.

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FRIDAY, February 8, 2019 Page 19

New location The staff at Barrhaven Greco Lean and Fit welcomes you to visit them at their new location at Woodfroffe and Queensbury, next to the Jolly Tax Payer (formerly Jonny Canuck’s). The fitness centre was formerly at Cedarview and Kennevale, but moved to their new location, previously occupied by Snap Fitness, on Feb. 1. Jeff Morris photo

Raiders continues from page 18 Kyle Filion, Alex Bergeron, Andrew Ward and Noah Benoit scored for the Raiders. Garrett Criag had three assists, Jared Brush had two, and Carter Currie, Spencer Marchington and Jacob Montgomery had one

each. On Mon., Jan. 28, the Raiders tied Cumberland 1-1. Noah Benoit scored from Jared Brush. The Raiders hosted the Gloucester Rangers Wed., Jan. 30 at the Walter Baker

Centre and lost 4-3. Finn McSwiggan scored two goals and Spencer Marchington had one. Alex Bergeron, Joshua Manconi, Max Saito and Jared Brush had assists.

Mega City Promotion Three Stars of the Week

On Thurs., Jan. 31, Costa Touliopoulos had three goals and five assists for an eight-point night in a 9-0 Minor Midget AA Raiders win over Cumberland. On Sun., Jan. 27, Tyson Parker’s second goal of the game late in the third period gave the Minor Bantam AA Raiders a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Sting. On Tues., Jan. 29, Cameron Coady scored with less than three minutes remaining to give the Novice A Raiders a 2-1 win over Kanata.



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