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the town can be split among the guests, whereas the food bill when hosting a holiday dinner at home is often left to the host and the host alone. • Call around. A favorite restaurant might be tops on your list, but do some comparison shopping before settling on a restaurant. Prices can vary greatly when it comes to private parties, and some might not even be capable of accommodating the kind of large party that might accompany you for a holiday dinner. • Pick a restaurant that’s accessible to everyone. Guests can stay overnight when a holiday dinner is at a relative’s house. However, guests will almost certainly be driving home after a holiday dinner at a restaurant. Make everyone’s postmeal commute home as easy as possible by choosing a centrally located restaurant that’s equidistant from everyone’s home. • Is the restaurant’s pricing flexibile. There might be room for negotiation regarding the menu, including choices on the

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The MessengerNEWS Businesses gutted by Victoria Day weekend fire will not reopen

Three businesses that were gutted by an electrical fire on Victoria Day say they are unable to reopen. V’s Cupcakes, the Manotick Village Butcher and Tops Pizza have announced that they cannot reopen, saying that their insurance did not cover the total cost of the damages caused in the May fire. The estimated damages in the fire in the Village Square building at 5556 Manotick Main Street were $1 million. A fourth business that was located in the building, Tetra Tech, will not be returning to the village. The engineering consulting firm has had its employees working from home since the fire, and it will be relocating to an office closer to the airport. V’s Cupcakes owner Veronick Ayling had planned to reopen her business in the former RBC Royal Bank building on Manotick Main Street. Ayling, who has been very public about her battle with Lyme’s Disease, had planned a fundraiser for Lyme Disease sufferers in late May. She has decided not to reopen. “This has been the most difficult decision I’ve ever made,” she wrote on her website. “I know many of you have been patiently

waiting through the delays to once again savour our treats. Although I know I’m letting you all down, in the end I must now do what is best for V – something I’m not accustomed to. “I want to thank you all – the community, our staff, our loyal customers and friends – for supporting V’s Cupcakes over the past three years. You made my dream a reality and have given me so many fond memories and new friendships. I feel so honoured to have been a part of your special celebrations and to provide our nut-free treats for your families. “I also want to thank those of you who graciously donated towards reopening V’s Cupcakes. All the funds that were raised will now go directly to Lyme Ontario and to Lyme Disease sufferers. V’s Cupcakes has been a challenging, gratifying and sweet journey. I am looking forward to seeing where life will take me next.” Tops Pizza owner Khoder El-Didi was blindsided when he found out his business was underinsured back in May. “We were expecting to get about $185,000 in our insurance claim,” he said. “That would cover the cost

of replacing the equipment we need to get up and running again. Instead, the insurance company only sent us about $65,000. It totally took us by surprise. I don’t know what we’re going to do.” El-Didi told the Messenger in June that he bought fire coverage with his insurance package when he purchased Tops Pizza. He said the insurance company sent an inspector to itemize his equipment and to estimate its worth. He said he was repeatedly reassured that he had V’s Cupcakes was one of four businesses destroyed by a fire to the Village Square building JEFF MORRIS PHOTO enough coverage to re- in Manotick in May. place his equipment and The Manotick Village ventory but only $10,000 build a three-storey buildrebuild in case of a fire or Butcher had been open for in insurance to cover it. He ing closer to Manotick other major incident. seven years, selling ethic- said in the interview that as Main Street that will have “They said your store is ally-raised meat. Owner his inventory grew, he did retail and office space. insured, just don’t worry James Watt said in an inter- not update his policy. y retail and office buildabout it,” El-Didi said. view with CBC that he had The owner of the build- ing closer to the downtown “When I needed them, $30,000 worth of meat in- ing, Gino Petrocco, plans to core, he said. they turned my back on me.” El-Didi has looked at different locations for Tops Pizza to relocate into, saying that he misses the 26th Annual everyday interaction with customers who have become his friends in the community. “Over the last 10 years, everyone has been so supportive, and we have made a lot of friendships with Saturday, November 11th 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. , & our customers in the comSunday, November 12th 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. munity.”

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Visitors join local residents to celebrate Women’s Day in Manotick The 10th Annual Manotick Women’s Day was the biggest and best to date. The event, which took place Saturday, saw a record number of businesses participating, and a record number of shoppers in the village. “For our 10th annual event, this has been better than we could have imagined,” said Manotick BIA Executive Director Donna Smith. Manotick businesses had special events and sales within their stores. Many offered giveaways and samples as part of the day. Members of the Manotick Fire Department were on hand throughout the village, giving special Canada 150 tree ornaments to

the first 1,000 visitors to the village. Musicians and entertainers performed on the sidewalks of Manotick Main Street and in the Manotick Mews. And most of all, the weather was extremely cooperative. “We had a great mix of women from Manotick and from around the area who attended the event,” Smith said. “We had a lot of people from Barrhaven and Riverside South, as well as neighbouring communities.” Many of the women who attended the event in groups brought friends from out of town. Several from the Toronto and Montreal areas came to the village to attend the

event with friends who live locally. “It’s a great event to kick off the holiday shopping season,” said Smith. “It’s also a chance for our businesses to put their best foot forward and showcase what we have to offer in Manotick.” Smith said that the primary objective of the event was to showcase the goods and services at local businesses in an effort to bring shoppers back to do their holiday shopping. “It was the fourth of five major events hosted by the Manotick BIA this year. The next will be in the first weekend of December, when Manotick hosts its annual Olde Fashioned Christmas.

Women’s Day at Orchard View on the Rideau for “coffee and conversation” with Carol Anne Meehan. Linda Meek (Executive Director of Orchard View) welcomes Carol Anne Meehan. Edith Allard (standing) hails from Pembroke (as does Carol Anne) informs us of its history. Before It was called Pembroke it was named Campbellton and then Miramichi. Finally, it was named Pembroke (after The Earl of Pembroke). Coincidentally Miriam Thomas Jones (seated) was from the County of Pembroke, Wales). For more Women’s Day photos, see page 8. GARY COULOMBE PHOTO

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December ARAC meeting moved to Thurs., Nov. 23 at Ben Franklin Place Normally, the Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month, except for January and August. However, the December meeting has been moved up to Thursday, November 23rd due to the 2018 Budget timeline. The meeting will still be held at 10:00am at Ben Franklin Place and will contain regular agenda items in addition to the draft budget for ARAC. Due to the timing, my Messenger column will not feature the agenda in detail but we will send out the agenda via our eNewsletter. In my last column, I hinted at an upcoming open house at Orchard View on the Rideau to discuss the Clapp property and the proposed retirement residence on that site. Some minor changes have been made to what we saw previously and the new owner is interested in showing the community and also introducing themselves. However, due to some scheduling difficulties, this open house will most likely occur in January. Stay tuned to this column and our website for those details.

Green Light Program

Through a new signage campaign across rural Ottawa, the City is making an effort to remind motorists that vehicles with green flashing lights are being driven by volunteer firefighters who are re-

WARD REPORT by Councillor Scott Moffatt

sponding to a call. As a courtesy, all road users are asked to allow these vehicles to pass quickly and safely. Ottawa’s rural communities are served by 470 volunteer firefighters. Through the Green Light program, volunteer firefighters are equipped with green flashing lights for their personal vehicles. When you see a green light flashing from a driver’s vehicle, it means the driver is a volunteer firefighter responding to an emergency. Drivers are asked, to please yield the road to these vehicles with green flashing lights. This may mean pulling over, if it is safe to do so, to allow the vehicle to pass. Volunteer firefighters responding to an emergency typically need to drive their personal vehicles to a nearby fire station where they can transfer into a fire vehicle before responding to the scene of an incident. Pulling over when you see a firefighter’s green light can have a big impact because every second counts. Volunteer firefighters are also expected to follow the same rules of the road as all other drivers. The Highway Traffic Act allows volunteer firefighters to display a flashing green light when responding to emer-





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gencies. The use of the flashing green light on or in vehicles is restricted to fire services. To increase awareness of the Green Light program, the City launched an awareness campaign recently. Drivers in rural areas may notice additional road signs and billboards reminding them of the program. This program has existed in rural Ottawa for several years and similar programs exist across North America in communities that are served by volunteer firefighters.

ReCollect Calendar App

The City of Ottawa is pleased to launch the ReCollect Collection Calendar app, in collaboration with the Service Innovation and Performance Department. The online ReCollect calendar has been in use since September 2012 and provides residents with a reminder of their collection day and the type of material scheduled for collection. The new mobile app is now available free of charge through Apple and Android stores. By downloading the collection calendar app, residents will be able to receive notifications about their collection and quickly reference their collection calendar on their Apple and Android devices. ReCollect apps are used by over 100 municipalities across North

America. Each of these mobile apps is unique to the municipality (name, artwork, content, etc.), and has been very well received by residents. In addition to weekly calendar reminders, customized waste diversion messages can also be incorporated into the app. In addition to the ReCollect app residents can access the ReCollect calendar on They can download and print the collection calendar, upload it to personal calendars or sign up for email, telephone or Twitter notifications.

Community Dancing in Manotick

On Friday, November 24th from 7:00 to 9:30pm at the Manotick United Church, come out and enjoy a fun, interactive session of dance, laughter & music. Join the Ever Hopeful Stringband and caller Pippa Hall for a family-friendly, alcoholfree evening of community dancing, including circles, squares and contras. Each dance is taught and the whole family is invited. The evening beWALTER BAKER CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW NOVEMBER 18th AND DECEMBER 9th 10AM - 4PM, OVER


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The MessengerCOMMUNITY

Public Meeting on next phase of Mahogany Development, November 28, 7 – 9 p.m Come and have your say on the next phase of the Mahogany development at a public meeting at the RVCA building, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive. This is an opportunity for local residents to provide input on Phase 2-4 of the development, to be built west of the current homes. The Minto proposal is based on community input received last spring and outlines the plan for the construction of an additional 930 homes with single detached units (35) bordering homes along Potter Drive, higher density housing of two-storey townhomes and bungalows (192) along Century Road and medium density single detached housing (703) in between. It also outlines the proposed street and path networks, including two connections to Century Road, as well as the location of a number of parks and a site for a school. The existing woodlot and creek system will be protected under the proposed plan. The proposal also outlines traffic considerations along with a proposed traffic light at Bridgeport and Main Street. Detailed information on the application is available on the City of Ottawa web site. The documents are accessible by using the development application search tool on The file num-

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New path along Mahogany Creek open

The Village got a new walking path with the completion of the work on the pathway through Mahogay. A paved pathway now extends from Potter Drive to Century Road and is lined with new plants. In addition to paving the path, the work included the rehabilitation of the fish habitat as well as improvements to the drainage system. Final tree plantings are slated for 2018. It is a nice addition to the neighbourhood and a wonderful connection between Mahogany and the Village core.

MVCA looking for a newsletter Editor

We need someone to lay out and distribute our member newsletter which includes the President’s column and upcoming local events. It takes about 3 hours every two weeks to put the newsletter into the current format and distribute it to our members. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with communications skills or someone looking to gain work experience in com-

Long Island to get a Bus Pad

The City of Ottawa will be building a bus pad on Long Island Drive between Riverside Crescent and Sunrise Avenue before the end of 2017. The new concrete pad will provide for a safer bus stop.

Remembrance Day ceremonies

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sonal journey, wherever it may lead them. Location: Manotick Public Library

Windows 10 – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, November 15, 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Christmas Craft Market, November 18, 10 – 2 p.m.

Manotick Public Library is hosting this session on how to work with Windows 10.

Manotick United Church is looking for crafters to submit their Christmas goodies for their annual Craft Market. If you are interested, please contact 613692-4576 ext 221 or get an application at www. manotickunitedchurch. com

The Art of Iris Folding, November 16, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Learn about the magic of Iris folding at the Manotick Public Library. Learn how to fold paper to make intricate patterns for greeting cards and other decorative crafts.

Honour our veterans at the annual Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Cenotaph on Dickinson Street. The parade leaves the LePilgrimage gion at 10:15 and the Presentation, official ceremony starts November 16, shortly before 11 a.m. 7-8 p.m. It will be followed by reAs experienced, modfreshments at the Royal ern pilgrims who have Canadian Legion on walked the Camino and Beaverwood With Street. from Rome to JerusaVera Mitchell_Ad copy 5/3/17 8:47 AM Page 1 lem, Mony Dojeiji and Dickinson House exAlberto Agraso will hibit – November 11 share insights and lesand 12 – 10-5 p.m. sons learned from their November 11 and 12, pilgrimages, with the Dickinson House will intention that these inbe honouring “Local spire the pilgrim’s perHeroes at Vimy” in recognition of the Anniversary of that battle. Visitors are invited to visit a special display of the participants and their exploits.

Community Dancing in Manotick, November 24th, 7 to 9:30pm

Interested in a fun, interactive session of dance, laughter & music? Join the Ever Hopeful Stringband and caller Pippa Hall for a family-friendly evening of community dancing at the Manotick United Church. Each dance is taught and the whole family is invited. The evening begins with simple dances, followed by dances that build

on skills as the evening progresses. $10 / $5 ages 12-18 / under 12 free / family max $20. Information 613-692-4576. http://dance.manotick. net

YOMA – Friday Night Drop In, 7-9:30 p.m.

For youth age 12-17. For more information, visit, email us at youth.of.manotick@ or call us at 613-296-1202. You can follow us on Facebook at Youth of Manotick Association – YOMA, or on Twitter @YouthOfManotick

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Follow the MVCA on Twitter - @ManotickVCA or follow our Facebook page - ManotickVCA/ for upto-date news about Association activities, Manotick related news and upcoming village events. I welcome your comments. You can reach me at president@man .

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Rising from the emotional ashes of World War II Too rarely do we thank our parents – or for that matter, the whole generation that included our parents. The Canadian baby boomers’ upbringing was strange alchemy: part Cold War paranoia, part unbridled optimism, and a mess of traditional and emerging values all brewed in one cauldron. Blame our parents. Thank our parents. We were moulded by the hands, minds and demons of those who survived the Second World War, a time of devastating upheaval. Their perspectives on life were first formed during the Great Depression, then cast in the forge of war. In all, 1.1 million Canadian men and women served in the war effort from 1939 to 1945. Of those who returned (and 45,000 did not), many were wounded, physically and emotionally. Today we talk more openly about the devastating impact of posttraumatic stress disorder, and how to address it. But two generations ago, discussions about mental health were most often unwelcome. Certainly the knowledge and resources availDo you ever think that everyone in the A supporter of the losing team followed able today were non-existent then. world has gone completely insane? me to car shouting obscenities at me. As per So what did fathers haunted by their war experiences do? Many If you don’t, go watch your kids, or your what we were instructed to do, I got in my Page 6, Manotick Messenger, Wednesday, June 23,were 2010 abusive toward family memwithdrew. Others drank. Still others neighbours’ kids, or you nieces, nephews or car and locked the doors without engaging. bers — wives and children. Many were remote, violent, morose and grandchildren in a youth sporting event. I was frozen, soaking wet, and I wondered sought solace — or oblivion — in a bottle. As an official, I am thrilled we can finally why I was putting myself through this. It’s One American report claims that these men, often so taciturn about Our stick fork into the 2017 youth football sea- sad that we actually have to have instrucCaOmmunity their experiences, suffered horribly. A Bay Citizen and New America son. It began crazy, it ended FROM THE tions for situations like this. Media report from 2010 claimed that in California, the suicide rate for crazy. The week continued Messenger Editorial Second World War veterans was nearly four times that for their peers In May, we had a dewith a high school game in who did not serve. This generation that stood so strong to preserve velopmental youth football Kemptville, where a parAre has you more Canadian world peace paid an extraordinary price for more than 70 years. league played out of Brockent from Brockville walked Their children certainly, that their fathers were haunted; we than knew, a fifth grader? ville, Kemptville, Smiths along the field and yelled could never how why. With Canada understand Day approaching next week,deeply it is a goodor time for us all to Falls and Beckwith. I will at the officials on almost by Jeff Morris reflect on what it means to be Canadian. Overcoming monumental tragedy and defeating unspeakable evil, never forget the parent every play. When he called Do we take being Canadian for granted? our parents with optimism to have Better yet, howchose do new Canadians feel about being Canadian? Somebig of usfamilies, and to raise from Kemptville who deus “dumb asses”, I told him look children upon immigrants and refugees as opportunists, not wanting to giveperspective but those with a new, forward-thinking even as they cided that yelling insults at to watch his language, revery willing to take. Perhaps, for some people, that is true, but when you attend a celebration for newown Canadians, such as the By one hosted by Nepeanwrestled with their demons. comparison with their upbringa nine-year-old girl from Beckwith who was minded him that he is on a school property, MP Pierre Poilievre at Mother Teresa High School in Barrhaven last ing,Carleton we were remarkably pampered — by our parents, the inclusive month, you can see the excitement and the thankfulness in the eyes of every lying on the field, injured and crying, seemed and that he would be removed from the new Canadian. education system they established, and the society and economy they like appropriate behaviour. park if he crossed the language line. So, he They understand, perhaps better than all of us, what it means to be laidCanadian. the foundations for. This, of course, was on the heels of last insulted us every play without cussing. So how can the rest of us have that feeling? Bev McRae photo The 20-year post-war baby boom in Canada resulted in 8.2 milThe Conservative government has a solid idea. year’s playoffs in Kemptville, when an angry What I couldn’t figure out on the way the school’s 50th Anniversary Party, Manotick Co-operative Nursery School honoured its longest-servKenney, of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism lion Jason births, anMinister average of 412,000 new Canadians aAt year. The average ing teacher/volunteer with a memorial garden bench,walked which will beacross installed with a plaque the school’s parent the fieldinand threatened home was what, exactly, he was trying to and Andrew Cohen, President of the Historica-Dominion Institute, are chalplayground. Left to1.7 right, chilMCNS Director Sandy Erler and June Hodge celebrate June’s 29 years as a supfamily children (families the 21st average lenginghad middle3.7 and high school students to take the of citizenship test. century to beat up an official after the game. That prove? Do these people have no idea how ply teacher, teacher and volunteer. TheBy Canadian Citizenship Challenge, to funded in part by CICCanada, and run by thethere dren). 2011, according Statistics were 9.6 million could have gone horribly wrong. The parent embarrassing their behaviour is? Do they Historica-Dominion Institute, will see students study Discover Canada: the Canadians in the baby boom (including Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship and cohort then take a mock citizenship immigrants born in didn’t realizejust the official he was Sometimes it’s best to say nil talking to feel like they have a right to be abusive as thetest. same “This willperiod). be a fun way for students to learn about Canada and feel proud was one of the top 40-and-over kick boxers in soon as they see someone wearing stripes? I’m finding one of those bizarre cross- wonder about things like how come “underneath” is of our history and accomplishments,” said Minister Kenney. “As wealmost So byshared 1965, baby boom children comprised half myself this atcounCanada. On Sunday, I officiated my last NCAFA roads where everything I love about sports is about a word but no one ever says “overneath” when the learn about our past and the people and events that made Canada what it is to collide with a large swatch of the population work- discussion pulled me back into soccer. try’stoday, population. we become more proud to be Canadian. We are inspired to see how we Clean up on aisle 3. game of the season. It was a Tyke 6-on-6 ing diligently to grate my nerves. “Chelsea is learning so much by watching the can defend our rights and live up to our responsibilities and we feel much And even as this new century dawned, baby boomers represented It’s this whole World Cup thing. Don’t youThings find Worldsettled Cup,” said the mom wearing Crocs. are season down a bit as“Wethe developmental league final. As we tried to more strongly how valuable it is to be a citizen of Canada.” that people are just a little too into it? studying each country before the game. She has “Our a schools need be training our young people to become the citizens almost third ofto the Canadian population. In afact, there wereandwonderful leave the park, a father from the losing team I found myself in line in front of twoprogressed. nouveau really become fan of Arr-hayne-TEE-na, she of tomorrow. Citizenship is not only about new Canadians, it’s about all We helped parents out of“The their darkness presence. soccer very fan moms at Your even wants us to go there on our sunny Canadians, young our and old,” said Andrew Cohen. Canadian Citizenship by our days. A couple of weeks ago, a warm, worked his way through the crowd to let me Grocer the other day. vacation next year. Perhaps we Challenge will encourage students to learn about what it means to FROM Then we were encouraged tomore thrive because ofbethe Independent extraordinary sacI was kind of in my own little can even to Brrra-seeel.” day in Prescott saw thego home team Rideau know that I cost his son’s team the game and Canadian and then put that knowledge to the test.” THE mental world in the checkout line, caught my attention. rifices they Starting this made. summer, the Historica-Dominion Institute will be encouraging Redblacks beat theThat Bell Warriors in a Mos- championship. scanning the tabloid and maga- OTHER Arr-hayne-TEE-na? more than 5,000 middle and high school teachers to register their classrooms Lest we forget, thank you. zine covers and wondering what Are you kidding me? for the Challenge. Each classroom will receive a set of the new citizenship quito (10-and-11-year-olds) game that went I calmly told him to get away from me, SIDE Justin Bieber’s first major scandal The other mom – the one with guide, along withOPspecially designed learning activities. The teacher will also ERATED By Jeffrey & into four overtimes. The weather was beautinot to touch me, and not to talk to me. I felt B R A E would be. I was just about to rethe Birkenstocks – piped in. T P Y R A E E receive copies of aDmock citizenship exam. Students will take the citizenship TED OP Morris &O D B BY Da class andY the John is teachers Editorial Vice President with Troy enter theMedia world after Digital some quality D & “They are a wonderful football exam as Stewart will return the completed exams to the ful, the conditions were great, the game hope when parents from the same club corxxxxx xxxxx xxxxx on Planet Jeff and launch nation,” she said. “My husband, Dominion Institute for grading. Solutions Ltd. and Editor-in-Chief of Troy Media. time S ’ into my weekly way-to-reward-your-customers-byof have course, wears the azure and cheersand for Italia, but parents ’ couldn’t been better, the ralled him and told him to shut up. Results will beOannounced by the Dominion Institute on Flag Day N S year for the next three years. For more information about charging-us-five-cents-per-bag-and-claiming-it’sZachary’s favourite team has been MAY-heee-co. (February B from both clubs were exemplary in providThe season is not over. There are still a RO15)INOeach to-save-the-environment rant when I unexpectedly They did a school project on MAY-heee-co last year the Challenge please visit the Historica-Dominion Institute website at B UR NEIGH Y O U R I N D E P E locked N D E NinTonGthe RO CER conversation behind me. and he has even insisted that we go to out to eat and O B O ing aH Bpositive environment for the kids. couple of high school games, and I am lookUR NEIGH Y O U R I N D E P E N D E“I N Twish G Rsome O C Eof R the stores would UR NEIG Y O U R I N D E P E N D E N T G R O C E R carry the watch the games when they are playing.” CIC’s multiculturalism grants andShopping contributions program be investing locallywillputs a face tovuvuzela the business IDr., left the field ing forward to working as an off-field offihorns so that we 3777 couldStrandherd bring them toNapean I bit my tongue.feeling great about every$525,171 this 32 month project which promotes civic memory, civic pride Mews ofinManotick, Manotick for all your grocery needs. Chelsea’s was wearing an effort to keep my blood pressure down, I Page x Page x games,” said the mom who Page x In had and integration. 613-692-2828 613-843-9413 thing that tobigdo with youth football that cial for the CFL playoffs and Grey Cup. But Crocs. looked out the window at the big parking lot “Oh, I know,” said the one wearing Birkenstocks. and scoped it out,alooking for ato puppy or aback bird or on the day. It was also thrill be I am still astonished at how out of control SERVING MANOTICK AND SURROUNDING “ZacharyCOMMUNITIES has a tournament next weekend and it anything that would pry my mind out of the shackfield at South Grenville District things got this year at the community footIN OSGOODE, RIDEAU AND SOUTH wouldGLOUCESTER have been so in the spirit of the World Cup to les that these two soccer moms had put meHigh in with School, have all of us blowing our vuvuzela horns.where They lost I their conversation. played high school football. ball level. It shouldn’t be about abusive partwo-nil and then three-nil. They need all of the supA busload of seniors from a nearby retirement port they can get.” home had pulled weekend, up and passengershowever, were getting things The following ents and fans, getting security to escort you Named one of Ontario's top three Nil? Who says nil? Really. community newspapers for 2008,off. 2009I was trying to, in my head, name all of their would out of the park, or possible suspensions. It “Oh, I know,” said the mom wearing Crocs. “The head walkers south. as an escape. 1165 Beaverwood Rd., P.O. Box 567, Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5 horns are such a beautiful part of the South African pulled me back in. in CumberAfter aUnfortunately, Bantamthey (14-15) game should just be about the game, and about VOL. 28 • N . 1 MANOTICK, ONTARIO WEDNESDAY • JANUARY 5, 2011 culture.” “My cousin lives in Australia, and he was devasThe Manotick Messenger is published every Wednesday in Manotick, Ontario. The Manotick land, ourGermany officials was4-nil,” assaulted in the the kids having fun and learning the valuI wanted to jump in and say something, but Ione tatedof when beat them said the Messenger is mailed to bona fide subscribers in Rideau and Osgoode Townships for $36. The 5567 Manotick Main St., P.O. Box 567, Manotick, refrained. Ontario K4Mdo1A5 I couldn’t it. wearing Crocs. publication is available by carrier for $36 or at newsstands for $1.00 per copy. Letters will be edited parkingmom lot. The following morning, I was on able life skills that youth sports give them. for length, clarity and libellous Display, National and Classified rates are available on If you are unfamiliar with the vuvuzela horn, then At this point, I couldn’t take it anymore. Mount John Green: request. The Manotick Messenger is not responsible for the loss of unsolicited manuscripts, photos or you have not tuned into CBC over thethe past two Patience erupted and for out came sarcasm and lava. Mosquito field in Kanata a Tyke I became an official because not enough The Manotick Messenother material used publication purposes. Publisher: JeffforMorris weeks. If you stumble across Our a World Cup soccer “I saw that match,” I said. “I can’t believe Aus2010 Persondouble playoff header in the pouring rain people are willing to take the abuse, and beManaging Editor: Jeff Morris ger is published every game on CBC, you will hear what sounds like TRY-lier looked so insipid against Deutschland.” Publisher: Jeffrey Morris of are the 50,000 bees swarming the field. They notYear bees. a Kanata The mom with the crocs was not impressed. Managing Editor: Jeffrey Morris Contributing writers: Phone: 613-692-6000 FRIDAY in Manotick, when parent took it upon himself cause I wanted to give back to the game that They are people blowing on cheap, plastic, gimReporters: McRae Publisher: Bev Jeffrey Morris Greely-area rescue specialistThe mom with Birkenstock’s wasn’t either, but Leeanne VanderBurgt, Phone: 613-692-6000 Ontario. pictured with Jeff EsauMorris micky horns.Letters will beJohn Green, she did acknowledge me with aonto response. to run right past me and the field, dangave me so much in my life. Managing Editor: Jeffrey Klaus Beltzner, Phill Potter email: Fax: 613-692-3758 Agostinho of the French Reporters: Bev McRae The funny about clarthese Grace horns that theyfor the“Who is your team?” she quipped, condescendedited for thing length, Cafe at is acing fundraiser Advertising: while waving his middle fingers high So, for all of you who yell and scream and Advertising and Marketing: Marketing Mgr: Gord Logan Jeff Esau have become what has defined the 2010 World Cup. ingly. Manotick Project in Haiti at Editor: ity and libellous state- Longfields email: Gary Coulombe People who have been following the World Cup andHeights only Cornwall thing I could do, coach, shouting as loud inDavidson airisI did atthethe screaming insult officials, coaches or opposing players News/sports: Office: High School inthe February, Marketing Mgr:Angie GordDinardo Logan Advertising: ments. Display, Napeople who have only seen 20 minutes of it in Photographer: MikeMike Carroccetto our person of passthe year as for I could. Photographer: Carroccetto Editor: “F*** You!” at the top of his lungs. at youth sports events, maybe you should 2010. Agostinho ing have commented on these annoying yet relent-was our“USA! USA! USA!” Office: Angie Dinardo tional and Classified News/ Sports: person of the year for 2009. less horns. Ironically, while the world has learnedsee topage 2.They turned their heads in disgust. The next 45 Photographer: Mike Carroccetto For the full story, The President of the Kanata club handled just stay home where you won’t embarrass rates arehorns available adapt these as the one on thing they now know seconds were incredibly silent and awkward. about South The AfricanManotick culture, the horns aren’t At that point, it was myThe turn. The cashier was rethereally situation perfectly. parent yourselves or your kids. request. We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada a part of their everyday lives. South African sports scanned my Diet Coke and V-8 Fusion, and I was through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) for our publishing activities. Messenger is not removed from the park, and he is no longer And while you’re at home, why don’t you enthusiasts have commented that they had never all set. Friday 10 am CLASSIFIED; Monday Advertising deadlines: DISPLAY, Monday 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. Friday noon sponsible the horn lossat a sporting seen nor heardfor a vuvuzela event, “Would you like football plastic bags?” games. welcome at youth stare into a mirror and shout the things you All layouts and composition of advertisements produced by employees of Manotick Messenger Vol. 27, Number X Manotick, Ontario Wednesday, Month people x, 2010findSingle copies and that the South African the noise just $1 “Yes please,” I replied. Inc. are protected by copyright invested in the publishers of the Manotick Messenger. of unsolicited manugame was another nail shout at referees and coaches when you are as annoying as the rest of the world The does. following I had never been so happy to pay five cents for a Member, Ontario Community Newspaper Association scripts, or wealthy other marketing genius plastic bag just to get the hell out there. Apparently,photos some now biter. in public. Canadian Community Newspaper Association came up with the idea mass produce and marketIt went down to the final minute, and, material used fortopublithese horns as a World Cup novelty. as Thefate plan would Jeffrey Morris wasit, theI2008 OCNA a Columnist of a penhave threw flag for I know what you look like. cation purposes. worked, and now the rest of the world must endure the Year. 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The MessengerFOCUS ON YOUTH OTHS student-athlete is a natural leader with a love for people

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Address: Greely School: Osgoode Township High Grade: 12 Parents: Lana Ortiz (Mom), Phil Ortiz (Step Dad) Brother: Zach Ortiz, grade 7 at Castor Valley Pets: “Two cats, and a Boston Terrier (the love of my life)” Pet Peeve: “When people talk on the phone while they are going through my cash at work.” Part-time Work: “I’ve been a cashier at Mackinnon’s Foodland for about six months.” Favourite Subjects: Biology, intro to Anthropology (includes anthro, sociology, and psychology) What do you enjoy reading for pleasure? “The news.” Who is your favourite author? “Rupi Kaur, au-

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thor of Milk and Honey.” Accomplishments: “Some of my accomplishments include being involved in leadership activities within the school, such as being a Skillbuilder for our school’s Leadership Camp for the second time this year. I also had the opportunity to attend board wide Leadership Camp in September along with 3 other OTHS students. It was a lot of fun, and a great learning experience. Last year I was Osgoode Townships Student Senator and participated in Student Council. I really enjoyed my role and experience working with the board and the other Student Senators. Academic wise, I received the Double Award in grade 10. My average was 0.3% away from 80+ last year. I’m aiming to get it again this year. I am also involved in ICP (International Certificate Program). It’s a

program run by OCDSB that allows students to become global citizens, travel and learn a new language. I just started it this year as a challenge for myself. I think I’m going to learn Spanish.” Activities/Interests: “I participate in Relay For Life every year. It’s fun to fundraise, especially for such a good cause (Canadian Cancer Society), and the event itself is a blast. I’ve been playing soccer and futsal since I was about 11. I was on the school team in grade 10, and I was on the Girls’ Varsity Rugby Team in grade 11. This year I plan to try out for the Soccer Team again in the spring, as I prefer it over rugby. I wish I could play both, but they both run in the same season. During the winter I love to go skiing and snowboarding as much as I can. Some people find the winters depressing, but I love winter activities.” (Futsal is a mini form of football. Usually played indoors on a hard court.) Why did you get involved in what you do? “I love people, which is probably why I enjoy leadership activities and

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playing on team sports. I really enjoy working with other people to achieve a goal. For example, in senate we set goals, and discussed solutions for issues within our schools. I really thrive in that kind of environment. I remember telling my parents that I was

really in my element at board wide Leadership Camp as well.” Career Goals: “After high school I plan on going to university for International Development Studies, which focuses on poverty, environment, epidemics,

why some countries develop and some don’t, gender studies, and much more. It’s a very interdisciplinary program which is perfect for me, because I’m not 100% sure what career I want – probably something to do with law or the non-profit sector.”

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Thursday Nov 16, 2017 at 1:30 – 3:00 pm The Art of Iris Folding Join us as we explore the magic of Iris folding, learn how to fold paper to make intricate patterns for greeting cards and other decorative crafts. Thursday Nov 16, 2017 at 7:00 - 8:00 pm Pilgrimage: Life lessons learned from walking As experienced, modern pilgrims who have walked the Camino and from Rome to Jerusalem, Mony Dojeiji and Alberto Agraso will share insights and lessons learned from their pilgrimages, with the intention that these inspire the pilgrim’s personal journey, wherever it may lead them. • 6 hand Eucher Thursday evening in Barrhaven, all ages; 7:00pm to 10:00pm from mid September until May at the Field House on Stoneway Cres in Barrhaven. Call Myrna, 613-797-9442 or email for details. • Thursday Fun Night for adults and children. An optional supper at 5:45 pm. Indoor soccer/games, crafts, or nursery for ages 0-11. Parenting course, Alpha course, or Growing in Faith/Hearing God course for adults, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. To try it out contact,

• November 11 & 12, 2017 During the Autumn, Dickinson House is open from 11 to 4 on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free, but donations toward the upkeep are always welcomed. November 11 and 12 visitors are invited to honour “Local Heroes at Vimy”, a special display honouring local participants in that Battle and in other wars. • The Ottawa Artisans Guild presents it’s annual Christmas Craft Sale from 10 am to 4 pm November 11&12, 2017 both Saturday and Sunday at Lester B. Pearson H.S. 2072 Jasmine Cres. Gloucester. Over 50 juried Artists and Artisans. Fine art, photography,glass, wood, pottery, jewelry, textile artists, garden art and gourmet food • St. Brigid’s Annual Bazaar - 2015 River Road, Manotick Saturday November 18, 2017 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Silent Auction - Home Baking - Crafts - Tea Room- Gift Items • Are you a proud parent of a military member? Join other parents of serving military members for a casual support group offering you tips and tools, support, information, and refreshments. Free bimonthly meetings are held Monday nights 6:30 - 8:30pm. • Friday Night Country Music & Dance Club The Greely Legion hosts a Friday Night Music and Dance Club, the fourth Friday of each month. Bring along an instrument to play, or come in to sing, listen and dance. Admission is FREE. Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Road, ON. Information: 613-822-1451 or 613-826-6128

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Manotick firefighters Simon Bodger, Karina Tachuk and Lt. Paul Andrews had gifts from the Manotick BIA for the first 1,000 women to attend Manotick Women’s Day.

Eileen Kovack, Shelley Peel, Elaine Stevens and Robin Bray had some fun fitting into the tub in front of Tammy’s Tub Treats on Manotick Main Street during Manotick Women’s Day.

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PHARMACY Q: Is it a cold or is it the flu? A: Both the common cold and influenza are viruses but they have different symptoms and treatments. A cold typically comes on over a couple of days with a stuffy nose, cough, sneezing and sore throat. On the other hand, the Paul Brooks flu usually sets in within hours with Pharmacist fever, chills, body aches, fatigue and exhaustion. It is important to stay hydrated and get plenty of rest to fight the infection. As well, wash hands frequently and cough into elbows to prevent the spreading the virus to others. There are many overthe-counter products help feel better as your body heals so ask a pharmacist to select the best option for you.

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VETERINARY SERVICES Q: What is xylitol? A: Xylitol is a sugar substitute and is extremely toxic to dogs. It does occur naturally but when used commercially the concentration can be too high for dogs to handle and can cause a low blood sugar, Dr. Andrew Sparling seizures, liver failure and even death. Xylitol can be found in D.V.M. sugar-free gum, candies, baked goods, cough syrup, chewable vitamins, toothpaste, some peanut-butters and many other products. Signs of Xylitol poisoning may include, weakness, vomiting, depression, tremors, other. Exposure seems to be on the rise due to increased use in products. Please keep these products away your dog and check with your veterinary team if you have any concerns.

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Q: Periodontal Disease - I have what? A: Periodontal Disease is an infection of the gums, ligaments and jaw bone caused by the bacteria in plaque; it is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults. There are several stages to periodontal disease, it is important to take note of some of the symptoms. The first stage, commonly referred to as “Gingivitis” may include – red, swollen, puffy gums, bleeding with brushing/flossing and in some cases bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth. Should this stage progress, it is most commonly referred to as “Periodontitis”. Symptoms are more severe in this advanced stage and include: loose gums and teeth, gum recession and a change in the position of your teeth. If detected early periodontal disease can be easily treated. Maintaining a good oral hygiene routine followed by regular dental visits can help keep your bacterial counts low and your gums pink and healthy for years to come! DR. CHEVREUL HARRIS DR. KAREN FUNG-HARRIS AND ASSOCIATES

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Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind looking for volunteer puppy raisers Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking volunteer puppy raisers in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. This is a long-term volunteer commitment of twelve to eighteen months. The volunteer raises the puppy in their home, teaching basic obedience and socialization. However, the unique part of this volunteer position is taking the puppy nearly everywhere you go. Support is provided from professional staff from Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. You’ll need to be able to spend most of the day with the puppy, not leaving it alone for more than a couple of hours at a time. These pups are raised with the intention of being with someone 24/7 as a working guide dog. Pups are placed into homes at approximately eight weeks of age, so you will be housebound for a short time. Once the puppy’s vaccinations are in place, around four months of age, you will be asked to take the puppy anywhere you go and introduce it to as many environments and situations as possible, that it may later

encounter as a guide dog. If you work outside of the hoame, you would start with a sixteenweek old puppy, so that vaccinations are in place and you can take the puppy to work and public areas immediately. You are expected to take the pup for daily long walks in all weather conditions, so an active lifestyle is preferred. This is a unique volunteer opportunity, and you could help play a role in changing someone’s life. Would you be a suitable candidate for a volunteer position like this? The main thing is that the pup not be left at home alone all day. Current volunteers include stay-at-home parents, post-secondary students, individuals who work from home or have their own business, part-time workers, or retirees. Puppy raisers, who are employed full-time and have permission from their employer, can have the puppy in the workplace. It’s a great way for a company to show their philanthropic spirit, and to boost morale, as employees encounter a cute little puppy at work on a daily basis.

All food, supplies, and veterinary expenses are provided by the organization. When the dog is ready to enter into formal training at the National Training Centre of Can-

adian Guide Dogs for the Blind, you must be prepared to give up the dog, so that it may continue its journey to work as a guide dog. If you would like to learn more about the

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charity in 1984. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has provided more than 830 professionally trained guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired from coast to coast.

POWER SOUTH NEPEAN Notice of Commencement of Class Environmental Assessment and Invitation to a Community Information Centre We’re planning now to meet your future electricity needs To ensure South Nepean has the power to grow, Hydro Ottawa Limited (Hydro Ottawa) and Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) have initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for new electricity transmission facilities in the area. The Power South Nepean project proposes: • a new municipal transformer station (MTS) within the study area shown on the map; and • rebuilding an existing 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to a new double circuit line with 230 kV capacity. This line would connect the new MTS to the 230 kV line south of West Hunt Club Road. The transmission line rebuild would require replacing the existing transmission structures and widening of the corridor in certain locations. Planning and approvals This project is being planned in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Minor Transmission Facilities, under Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Act. The Class EA is a streamlined process to ensure that minor transmission facility projects with a predictable range of effects are planned and carried out in an efficient and environmentally-acceptable manner. The proposed project is also subject to federal approval under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. Contingent on the completion of the Class EA process and other approvals, construction of these new facilities could begin in 2020.

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is looking for volunteers to help raise puppies.

puppy raising program at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, email or call (613) 692-7777. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind was established as a registered

We look forward to speaking with you Consultation is an important part of the Class EA process. Members of the public, businesses, stakeholder groups, Indigenous communities, government agencies and other interested parties are encouraged to participate. Please join us at one of our upcoming Community Information Centres: November 22, 2017 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cedarview Alliance Church 2784 Cedarview Road, Nepean November 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Minto Recreation Complex (Cambrian Hall) 3500 Cambrian Road, Nepean

For more information Email: Telephone: 1-877-345-6799 Project Website: Cette annonce est aussi disponible en français sur le site internet Please note: Under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Environmental Assessment Act, unless otherwise stated in the submission, any personal information such as name, address, telephone number and property location included in a submission will become part of the public record files for this matter and will be released, if requested, to any person.

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Minor Midget Romans record three big wins in Ottawa B Hockey League Osgoode Richmond Romans Minor Hockey Report

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Six different players scored goals as the Romans earned a 7-2 Ottawa Minor Hockey B League win over the Mississippi Thunder Kings 7-2 in Osgoode Oct. 26. Isiah Walrond scored twice with Cameron Gibson, Cameron Sheppard, Colton Hart, Chase Plosenski and James Haggar also scoring. Cole Boudreau had two assists while Hart, Haggar, Ryan Clost and Jack Jolicoeur each added one. Max Courville was the winning goalie. On Oct. 28 in Richmond, Ryan Clost scored goals 25 seconds late in the third period to lift the Romans to a 3-3 tie with Nepean. James Haggar and Jack Jolicoeur assisted both of Clost’s goals, while Jacob Lalonde scored from Clost and Cameron Gibson in the first period. On Sun., Oct. 29, the Romans got shutout goaltending from Max Courville in a 5-0 win over the G/O/P Blues. Ryan Clost scored two goals and Cameron Gibson had two assists. Isiah Walrond, Jack Jolicoeur and Colton Hart also scored, while Reid Hapke and James Haggar picked up assists.

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A late third period goal lifted the Stittsville Rams to a 4-4 tie with the Osgoode Richmond Romans in Osgoode Sat., Oct. 21. Barnaby Dewan and Dmitri Barresi each had a goal and an assist for the Romans with Cooper Chatland and Benjamin Diffey also scoring. Adam Miller had a pair of assists with one each going to Wyatt Allen, Colin Dashnay and Spencer Dey. On Oct. 26, Dante Dinardo had the shutout as the Romans defeated Leitrim 5-0. Barnaby Dewan had a four-point night with a goal and three assists, while Adam Miller scored two and assisted on one. Easton Kelly also had three points with a goal and two assists. Wesley Bean also scored, while Brody MacEachern, Dmitri Barresi and Cole Baroudi each had an assist. On Sat., Oct. 28, the Stittsville Rams scored with just one second remaining on the clock to edge the Romans 3-2. Barnaby Dewan

scored the first Romans goal from Brody MacEachern and Wyatt Allen, while Benjamin Diffey scored from Wesley Bean.

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as the Romans tied Nepean 4-4 in a see-saw affair in Beckwith. Nolan Downey scored the other Romans goals, while Kaelen Knor and Thomas Fulton added assists.

Minor Pee Wee

The Romans scored three times in the third period to cruise to a 5-1 win over Kanata Oct. 21 in Beckwith. After falling behind 1-0 in the first, Curtis Bell scored from Cam Sherrer and Owen Richardson to tie the game. In the second, Calum Payne scored from Cole Ehrl and Jack Gillis to give the Romans a 2-1 lead. In the third, Justin Dagenais scored from Michael Thomas, and then Ehrl scored twice. Gillis and Payne assisted a power play goal and then Gillis and Billy

Michael Chenier and Connor Labelle both scored twice as the Romans defeated Leitrim 4-1 at the Fred Barrett Arena Oct. 25. Bentley Warnock had a pair of assists and Daniel Kean added one. Vaughn Bouchard was the winning goalie. The following night in Richmond, the Romans tied Cumberland 3-3. Daniel Kean, Connor Labelle and Jack Dewan scored for the Romans with Labelle and Michael Chenier earning assists.

Minor Midget

Sample picked up assists on the final goal. Liam Antile was the winning goalie. The following day, the Romans travelled to Rockland and crushed the Clarence-Rockland Crush 10-3. Curtis Bell had three goals and Owen Richardson added two, while singles went to Ryan MacLennan, Michael Thomas, Justin Dagenais, Calum Payne and High Nixon. Dagenais and Payne had two assists each with Thomas, Bell, Cam Sherrer, Damien Simmonds and Noel Klassen earning one each. Warren Whitby was the winning goalie. On Oct. 23 in Osgoode, the Romans beat the Kanata Blazers 8-3. Calum Payne had two goals and three assists while Jack Gillis

had two goals and one assist. Curtis Bell had a goal and two assists, with Owen Richardson and James Griesbach each scoring one and assisting one. Cole Ehrl added two assists with Michael Thomas picking up one. Liam Antile was the winning goalie.

Major Midget

Josh Arts had a hat trick with Matt Banning, Jonah Maybury and Michael Chamberlain adding a pair of assists each to lead the Romans past the Metcalfe Jets 6-1 Fri., Oct. 20. Nick Belli had a goal and an assist while Nolan Holmes and Michael Gilchrist also scored in the win. Nathan Woods, Kyle Beaumont, Kerrigan Rowan, Austin Hutt and Liam Wilcox all added assists. Eric Lorenz was the winning goalie.

The following night in Casselman, Nick Belli scored a pair of power play goals and Matt Benning added another power play marker as the Romans edged the Casselman-Embrun Ice Dogs 3-2. Belli, Jonah Maybury and David Campbell had assists. Hudson Saunders earned the win between the pipes. On Oct. 26, the Stittsville Rams got a lastminute goal from Paul Yakabuski to tie the Romans 2-2. Josh Arts and Nick Belli each had unassisted goals for the Romans. On Sat., Oct. 28 in Beckwith, a pair of goals by Michael Gilchrist was not enough as the G/O/B Blues defeated the Romans 3-2. Kerrigan Rowan and David Campbell had assists for the Romans.

Jack Knox had a pair of goals and Ben Gibson added one as the Romans defeated the Kanata Blazers 3-1 Sat., Oct. 21 in Osgoode. Alexander Oster had an assist and Peter Blythe picked up the win in goal.

Major Pee Wee

The Nepean Raiders rolled into Osgoode and edged the Romans 2-1 Sat., Oct. 21. Marco Borrello scored the Romans goal from Antonio Caparelli and Wyatt Carr. On Oct. 23 in Osgoode, the Romans beat the Ottawa Sting 5-1. Wyatt Carr and David Kean each scored a pair while Cole Haughton had a goal and an assist. Graeme Hollinger, Marco Borrello and Justin Stevenson all had assists. Jalen Pawalek was the winning goalie. On Oct. 26, Cooper Kasdorff had a shutout and Marco Borrello scored from Antonio Caparelli as the Romans edged Nepean 1-0.

Minor Bantam

Robert Huang scored four goals to lead the Leitrim Hawks past the Romans 7-0 Oct. 21 at the Earl Armstrong Arena. On Oct. 22 in Osgoode, the Romans bounced back with a 3-3 tie with Stittsville. Gavin Hodges scored a pair of goals from Michael MacLean, and Sam Fisher added an unassisted, shorthanded goal.

Major Bantam

Cater Edwards had two goals and an assists and Max Bush scored one and assisted on two

Ohhh Grady! Pierre-Savard’s Callie O’Grady protects the ball from a St. Francis Xavier defender during their NCSSAA girls basketball game last week. O’Grady hit a pair of three pointers late in the fourth quarter to lift Pierre-Savard to a 54-50 victory. MESSENGER PHOTO BY REEGAN BELANGER

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ENVIRONMENT • $80 Million invested into cycling and pedestrian infrastructure in this Term of Council • Ottawa River Action Plan underway and cleaning up our precious waterways

ARTS • Opening of the newly expanded and renovated Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) and Arts Court in December 2017 • Hosted the inaugural Mayor’s Gala for the Arts which raised $ 75,000 for the OAG

• Planted 150 trees in all 23 wards through the Canada 150 Maple Groves project • Redeveloped Main St. into a cycling and pedestrian friendly street


• $ 250,000 invested through the Ottawa 2017 Arts, Culture and Heritage Investment Program • Increase the City’s base funding through the City’s Arts Momentum Fund

• Implemented the low income transit pass, EquiPass, and fare, EquiFare • Invested record amounts in Affordable Housing

• Renewed parks, community spaces and recreation facilities • New Central Library coming



COMMUNITY SAFETY • Hiring 75 new Police Officers over 3 years • Increased the number of Paramedics

• Approved the use of photo radar in school zones • New red light cameras installed








2015 2016

FISCAL DISCIPLINE • Maintained a Triple A Moody credit rating • Keeping the City affordable with a 2% tax cap • Keeping City projects on or under budget



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