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DINING OUT The Mill Tavern g n i r u t Fea

What a great start to 2018! Manotick sure was a bustling village with our annual Shiverfest-ivities taking over the neighbourhood! The Mill Tavern was bombarded with puppies for their Shiverfest Trivia supporting our local chapter of the Canadian Guide Dogs as well as taking home 1st place and the Golden Spoon in the annual Chili-Cook-off held at the Manotick Legion. No rest for the weary, February is gearing up to be another great month for the Mill Tavern with local artist Bonnie McQuillan hosting their Valentine’s Day Couples Paint & Pint Night on Wednesday, February 14th (see photo). Bring your special someone and create a unique canvas combo that you’ll be proud to hang in your living room, or at least bathroom. If green beer is more your thing, join local super-band Steady Belt to celebrate Ireland’s most famous holiday on Saturday, March 17th! Even more coming your way from the great folks at the Mill Tavern including Flower Nites, Wing specials on Monday’s, Thirsty Thursday’s

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WAGE continues from page 1 “We should be grateful that there are any entrepreneurs. They are the backbone of our economy.” Ghamari played a clip of Liberal MPP Ann Hoggarth, who said that if business owners cannot afford to pay employees minimum wage, then they shouldn’t be in business. “We can’t do anything about $14, but if we win, we would change next year’s planned hike and spread it out over four years, going up 25 cents per year,” said Ghamari. Another point that was echoed through the forum was that the wage increase affected more than minimum

wage workers. If businesses had a tier of people at the $14 or $15 per hour mark, their wages would also have to be increased to keep a wage scale within the workplace. The next forum in Ghamari’s Carleton Conversations series will take place March 1. The topic will be hydro, but the location has yet to be determined.

Goldie Ghamari hosted a forum on small business issues in Stittsville Feb. 1. It was part of her ongoing Carleton Conversations series. Jeff Morris photo

Plans underway for 174th annual Richmond Fair Sept. 13-16 Preparations are already underway for the 2018 Richmond Fair. This year’s fair will take place Sept. 13-16 and will include rides, games, the midway, five dog shows, six horse shows and much more. The fair was among the topics of discussion at the Richmond Agricultural Society AGM, held at the Richmond Curling Club in January. “Last year our Board began a new chapter of looking forward,” said Richmond Agricultural Society President David Brown. “We were blessed with extremely warm temperatures, no rain,

and we were led by a dedicated Board of Directors and committee volunteers.” Brown was re-elected as the board’s President, while David Rea was elected first VicePresident and Bruce Bain was elected second VicePresident. Brown recounted the successes of last year’s fair. He praised the junior directors for taking on more responsibilities, and he talked about how the livestock committees stepped forward to enter show results into Assist Expo. He also talked about how the volunteer café team embraced in-

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novation and changed the way meals were offered to volunteers. Most importantly, last year’s fair was a financial success. “After investing a significant amount of Society funds into capital upgrades, we took a breather which directly led to our Fair generating a profit,” said Brown. “We compromised, acted positively and worked cooperatively. These are only a few of the successes that we experienced last year. All of this has added to the Fair’s legacy in our community. Our objectives should be the same this year.”

Manotick Messenger editor and publisher Jeff Morris was the keynote speaker for the evening. Morris discussed the role the Messenger will play for both the fair and the community in the upcoming year as the community newspaper serving Richmond and South Carleton. “The Manotick Messenger has covered the Richmond Fair through the years, as it is a major event for the entire region,” Morris said. “We are excited about the opportunity to be more involved in promoting the fair and increasing our coverage this year.”

The Richmond Agricultural Society elected its Board of Directors for 2018. From left to right are Dale Greene. General Manager/ Secretary; Janet Hawkins, Treasurer; Gerd Lohmann, Past President; Sheri Kavanagh, Homecraft President; David Brown, President; Bruce Bain, 2nd VicePresident; and Dave Rea, First Vice-President.

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Rideau-GoulbournREPORT Open House on Barnsdale and Prince of Wales to be held Feb. 15 at RVCA The City of Ottawa is asking residents to weigh-in on how to spend more than $450,000 in the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund. Residents can have their say by completing an online survey. The Vehicle-forHire Accessibility Fund Consultation Questionnaire is available on from January 24 to February 16. Money in the Vehiclefor-Hire Accessibility Fund is generated through a voluntary surcharge paid by private transportation companies (PTC), such as Uber Canada. The surcharge was implemented because many PTCs cannot currently accommodate persons who use mobility devices including power wheelchairs and scooters. Money from the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund will be spent to support accessible transportation in the city

WARD REPORT by Councillor Scott Moffatt

of Ottawa. These programs and services may include: • accessible transportation services provided directly by wheelchair accessible vehicles such as OC Transpo, Para Transpo and taxis • City and community-based programs and services that support or enhance the ability of persons of all ages with physical disabilities who require the use of a mobility device to move around the city regardless of the mode(s) of transportation used In order to receive funding from the Vehiclefor-Hire Accessibility Fund, programs and services must also be: • accessible





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• safe • available • affordable • timely • sustainable An information package that includes background, details and definitions of all these terms can be found on the public consultation page of Please note that I have encouraged Rural Ottawa South Support Services to seek funding through this Fund to help with their transportation efforts. Similar suggestions from residents in the rural area would go a long way.

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with each event open to all members of the larger community. Eligible groups include volunteer-based park groups, local agencies, resident associations and nonprofits that are active in their local parks. Eligible expenses include honoraria for volunteers, event materials, supplies and equipment, printing of promotional materials with provided templates. Essentially, any reasonable event expense can be covered by the grant. To apply, visit https:// p a r k p e o p l e. c a / p a r k grants/. Applications are due by the end of the day on March 5, 2018. Funding decisions will be made in April, with cheques sent in May.

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intersection of Barnsdale Road & Prince of Wales Drive. Construction is tentatively scheduled to start in 2019 pending budget approval. The open house is scheduled for Thursday, February 15th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and will be held at the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority building at 3889 Rideau Valley Drive. For more information, please visit www. barnsdaleroundabout. Any comments may be sent to Kunjan Ghimire via email at or by phone at 613-580-2424, ext. 21685. Comment on this open house should be submitted by Tuesday, February 20, 2018.


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visit: Richmond is curCommunity Dancing rently celebrating its in Manotick bicentennial. A variety Interested in a fun, of exciting events have been planned for 2018, interactive session of including but not lim- dance, laughter & music? Join the Ever Hopeful ited to: • Major Events Week- Stringband and caller Pippa Hall for a familyend (June 15-18, 2018) alcohol-free • Richmond’s Got Tal- friendly, evening of community ent dancing, including cir• Canoe Race cles, squares and con• Curling Bonspiel tras on Friday, February • Historical Display • Genealogy Work- 23rd from 7:00pm to 9:30pm at the Manotick shop • Car Rally/ Scavenger United Church. Each dance is taught and the Hunt whole family is invited. • Fashion Show I am also currently The evening begins with working with the Pots- simple dances, followed dam Junior Hockey by dances that build on Association and Rich- skills as the evening promond Munster Minor gresses. Adults are $10, Hockey Association on children aged 12-18 are celebrating the 70th An- $5 and anyone under 12 niversary of the original is free. There is a family Silver Stick Tournament max of $20. For more that was held in Rich- information, please call mond in February 1958. 613-692-4576 or visit Games are tentatively http://dance.manotick. scheduled between the net. two clubs for Sunday, Shrove Tuesday February 25th between On February 13th, 10:00am and 1:00pm followed by the Richmond from 5:00pm to 7:30pm Royals Junior B game at the Alfred Taylor Revs. Winchester Hawks. creation Centre, come We are still confirming and enjoy a hearty supwhich teams will be per of pancakes and syrup, ham, sausages, playing. LATEST AD!!!!!!!!!!!!_Diversitea Ad 2/1/18 9:47 AM Page 1 For more information baked beans, fruit salad on these events, please and homemade pies,

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Munster United Church 7th Annual Spaghetti Dinner

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Then another appeared and thing kind of testosterony. Spellcheck says SERVING MANOTICK AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES “Zachary has a tournament next weekend and it anything that would pry my mind out of the shackname was written the that’s not a word. Spellcheck has obviously IN OSGOODE, RIDEAU AND SOUTH wouldGLOUCESTER have been so in the spirit of the World Cupher to les that these two soccer moms on had put meboard. in with Keisha. have all of us blowing our vuvuzela horns. They lost ‘Oh, their conversation. for Krist’s sake,’ I thought to myself. never gone to Lululemon to return sometwo-nil and then three-nil. They need all of the supA busload of seniors from a nearby retirement course it’s Keisha.’ thing for Mrs. Spellcheck. I wonder if they port they can get.” home had pulled up and passengers were getting Named one of Ontario's ‘Of top three Nil? Who says nil? 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Like me, he had that ‘OMG I hormone. Regardless, after a Teen Burger onpublication is available by carrier for $36 or at newsstands for $1.00 per copy. Letters will be edited for length, clarity and libellous statements. Display, National Classified rates are available on If you are unfamiliar with the vuvuzela horn, then At this point, I couldn’t take it anymore. Mount Tel: 613-692-6000 hope I don’t anyone I know’ look on his ion rings and a root beer, I felt manly again. John request. The Manotick Messenger is not responsible for the loss of unsolicited manuscripts, photos or you have not tuned into CBC over the Green: past two Patience eruptedsee and out came sarcasm lava. The Manotick Mesother material used for publication purposes. Publisher: Jeff Morris weeks. If you stumble across Our a World Cup soccer face.“I saw that match,” I said. “I can’t believe AusThey didn’t have a Yoga Girl Burger. 2010 Person Managing Editor: Jeff Morris senger is you published game on CBC, will hear what sounds like TRY-lier looked so insipid against Deutschland.” Publisher: Jeffrey Morris At that moment, a man emerged from one Last stop was Van’s. I belonged in there of the Year 50,000 bees swarming the field. They are not bees. The mom with the crocs was not impressed. Managing Editor: Jeffrey Morris Contributing writers: Phone: 613-692-6000 every other FRIDAY They are people blowing on cheap, plastic, gimThechange mom with Birkenstock’s wasn’t either, but I’m guessReporters: Bev McRae Publisher: Jeffrey Morris Greely-area rescue specialist of the rooms. It was Don. less than I did in Lululemon. I had to pick up Grace Thrasher, Larry Ellis, Phill Potter Phone: 613-692-6000 in Manotick, Ontario. John Green, pictured with EsauMorris micky horns. she did acknowledge me with a response. Managing Editor: Jeff Jeffrey email: Fax: 613-692-3758 Agostinho of the French AdvertisingReporters: and Marketing: ing he was in his 50s and had a haircut and Van’s socks for Adam. Millennials wandered Bev McRae The funny thingbe about these Grace horns they Letters will edited Cafe at is a that fundraiser for the“Who is your team?” she quipped, condescendAdvertising: Gary Coulombe Marketing Mgr: Gord Logan Jeff Esau have become what has defined theManotick 2010 World Cup. Project in Haitiingly. at that look screamed accountant-chic. He around staring at their phones, saying words Editor: for length, clarity and Longfields email: People who have been following the World Davidson Cup andHeightsI did the only thing I could do, shouting as loud Photographer: MikeAngie Carroccetto News/sports: Office: High School in February, is Marketing Mgr: GordDinardo Logan Advertising: was wearing skin tight charcoal men’s yoga I didn’t know. They gawked at me. I was clearlibellous statements. people who have only seen 20 minutes of it in passas I could. our person of the year for Photographer: Mike Carroccetto Editor: 2010. Agostinho ing have commented on these annoying yet relent-was our“USA! USA! USA!” Office: Angie Dinardo Display, National and and a long sleeve skin tight charcoal ly guilty of cultural trespassing. News/ Sports: person of the yearpants for 2009. less horns. Ironically, while the world has learned to They turned their heads in disgust. The next 45 Photographer: Mike Carroccetto For the full story, see page 2. Classified top.seconds I wanted to make a comment to Keisha’s According to Millennials, people my age adapt these hornsrates as the oneare thing they now know were incredibly silent and awkward. about South African the horns aren’t really At that point, it was my turn. The cashier available on culture, request. boyfriend, but I didn’t want to draw attendon’t know anything. For example, I don’t 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. The Manotick Messenenthusiasts have commented that they had never allto set. myself. Don was a small logo on his tion know why fluorescent knee-high socks with a Friday 10 am CLASSIFIED; Monday Advertising deadlines: DISPLAY, Monday 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. Friday noon ger is heard not aresponsible seen nor vuvuzela horn at a sporting event, “Would you like plastic bags?” All layouts and composition of advertisements produced by employees of Manotick Messenger chest away from being on the crew of the palm tree print for $20 are popular. Vol. 27, Number X Manotick, Ontario Wednesday, Month x, 2010 Single copies $1 and that the South African people find the noise just “Yes please,” I replied. Inc. are protected by copyright invested in the publishers of the Manotick Messenger. for the loss of unsoas annoying as the rest of the world does. I had never been so happy to five cents for a Starship Enterprise. Orpaymaybe Don was auBut they are. Because I don’t know anyMember, Ontario Community Newspaper Association licited manuscripts, Apparently, some now wealthy marketing genius plastic bag just to get the hell out there. ditioning for that new Vegas act, the Charcoal thing. Canadian Community Newspaper Association came up with idea tomatemass produce and market photos or the other these horns as a World Cup novelty. The plan was theOr 2008 OCNA Columnist of one of the GreyJeffrey ManMorris Group. maybe he was I guess the only thing worse than being rial used worked, andfor nowpublication the rest of the world must endure the Year. His book, From the Other Skide, is availdancers for the Mike Myers UPS “Sprokets” skit on ruralsexual is being a 20th Centurian. the shrilling sounds of his quick buck. able at Manotick Office Pro, Barrhaven Store, purposes.

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Honour Roll student and swimmer has goal of becoming an electrical engineer Name: Bruce Gillespie


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Grade: 12 Parents: Tania and Ron MacGillivray Brother: Duncan MacGillivray (4), Greely Elementary Sister: Fiona MacGillivray (7), Greely Elementary Part-time Work: “I’ve worked at Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm for over three years. I started off bussing tables, and then I became part of their wedding staff. This involved serving meals, setting up ceremonies, as well as directing guests around the venue.

This past year I became part of the kitchen staff, which means I assist in preparing and cooking meals. This past summer I worked as an instructor at the the Adventures in Engineering and Science Summer Camp, which is run by the University of Ottawa. I worked with kids 4-13 years of age, where I would teach them the fundamentals of science. I currently work with the same organization, running clubs for teens to teach new technology. This includes laser cutting, coding, as well as work with arduinos and raspberry pi’s.”

Favourite Subjects: “My favourite subjects are Chemistry, Math, and Music. They challenge me, and they give me something to try and work towards (playing a song correct, or solving an equation). As well, there is always more I can learn in these classes. I really like that idea. The teachers for these subjects are all very nice, and are extremely helpful. That makes those subjects enjoyable.” What do you enjoy reading for pleasure? “I enjoy reading science magazines, as well as articles that talk about the advancements happening in the world.” Accomplishments: “I currently hold an over 90% average, 3rd place in OCDSB Senior Boys Backstroke, Lifeguard Certi-

fied, and 250+ volunteer hours.” Activities/Interests: “I’m mainly involved with swimming – Certified Lifeguard, as well as a member of the OTHS Swim Team. At last year’s OCDSB competition I placed third in Senior Boys 100m Backstroke. I really enjoy music. I’ve been in the Music Program for all of high school. I play the clarinet, as well, I play piano outside of school. Reach for the Top is a trivia group at our school that I am part of. We compete against other schools, testing our general knowledge through questions.” Why did you get involved in what you do? “I enjoy music in general. I really like helping to create something that sounds so amazing, along with the people also in-

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sing, listen and dance. Admission is FREE. Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Road, ON. Information: 613-822-1451 or 613-826-6128 • Dickinson House in Manotick open for the season. Visitors are welcome to come and get a glimpse of how life was lived over the past 150 years. This year’s special exhibit is entitled “A Walk Through the Decades”. As always, admission is free , and donations are welcome. • Tuesday Dance Party The Greely Legion hosts live music on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. 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. • Thursday Evening Euchre in Barhaven all ages; We meet every Thursday evening 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Field House on Stoneway Cres In Barrhaven. Call Myrna, cell 613-797-9442 or email myrnaj@rogers. com for details.

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A Morning On The Bus.....the ROSSS “Gateway to Groceries” bus that is! By Tino Bevacqua On a recent sunny and frigid Friday morning the ROSSS bus arrived at my home exactly at the agreed time of 9:05 am. I was greeted by the friendly driver Greg Bungay and volunteer Pamela Brown. Pam, a Richmond resident, has been volunteering on the bus since

its inception. And so our drive began with our first pickup at Hyde Park where John was assisted into his seat. Then to the Richmond Lodge where Marie and Fred were helped on board. Next to a Fortune St. address where Miki was assisted on and finally to the Goodwood Apts. where Chet was pa-

tiently waiting to board. Normally there would be one or two more riders but today we had five very appreciative clients. So with everyone buckled up and walking canes tucked away we were off. Our first stop was to the Scotiabank, as one needs money for purchases, and then to King’s Independent.

Along the way introductions, handshakes and interesting conversations were exchanged. Eventually all the necessary groceries and other essential items (loto tickets!) were purchased, bagged and loaded onto the bus for the return trip home. Once home again, I realized how valuable a service the bus offers. Not only as a means to acquire essential needs, but also an opportunity for the clients to enjoy

a rare outing with conversation and interaction. Coupled with Pam’s helping hand to assist the riders where needed or simply to say, “good morning John, how are you feeling today?”. The special touch of a volunteer can never be overstated but unfortunately there are never enough. When Pam is unable to work her shift the whole burden falls on Greg’s shoulders. There is a need for one

or two more alternate volunteers to step in for Pam when she is unable to work. Hopefully someone will step up to offer a hand! Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS) and the Richmond Village Association (RVA) have collaborated since Sept 2014 to offer this vital service to Richmond. The service runs twice per month and is paid for by a City of Ottawa grant and RVA funds.

Rideau River ice breaking begins February 19 Rideau River flood control operations begin February 19 with the cutting of the keys, weather permitting. Ice breaking operations, including blasting, are set to begin March 3, weather and ice conditions permitting, on the Rideau River between Rideau Falls and Hog’s Back.

A Reminder to Parents and Teachers Ice breaking operations will create open water. Children should be supervised at all times around water and should be warned of the dangers of open water. The City, in partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, undertakes ice breaking operations each year to alleviate possible spring flooding in flood-prone areas. Once started, these operations will be carried out daily, weather and ice conditions permitting. Greg Bungay, ROSSS employee and Pamela Brown, ROSSS volunteer pose for a photo in front of the ROSSS bus. Senior residents and adults with physical disabilities in need of free transportation to and from the grocery store and other essential services can register at 613-692-4697. Anyone wanting to volunteer can also call the same number.

All residents are asked to keep away from the river until operations are completed.

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Richmond heroine Maria Hill was a key figure for Upper Canada during the War of 1812 To honour Richmond’s 200th anniversary, local historian Marion Scott is posting factoids about the community’s rich history on her blog, Richmond Heritage. To see more of her facts, visit Except for Laura Secord, we know very little about the role played by Canadian women in the War of 1812, and even less about their role in the early years of the Richmond Settlement. The exception is Maria Hill, wife of Sgt. Andrew Hill of the 100th Regiment of Foot. She was a true heroine in both settings. Having spent much of her life living in army barracks, Maria was one of the wives who routinely accompanied the troops as they traveled across Upper Canada. She

cooked and cleaned for them and nursed their wounds on the battlefield. John Curry, Kurt Johnson and the researchers at the Goulbourn Museum have been investigating Maria’s actions and tried to separate fact from fiction. You may find more information in their writing. At a time when she could have been safely living in barracks with the other women and children, Maria was trudging around the Niagara Peninsula. Amid the chaos, bloodbath and heartbreak

of the battlefield she assisted the surgeons and helped care for the wounded and bodies of the dead. The 100th Regiment experienced victories like the capture of Fort Niagara but also defeats, non greater than the Battle of Chippawa. At Chippawa the British force was out manned 2000 to 3500 by the Americans. Casualties were high. In her old age, Walter Shanly recorded how she remembered the fate of the leaders. “With graphic energy she described the scene in the hospital tent, and

the carrying in, in rapid succession of bleeding soldiers. She called over the names of officers whose wounds she helped to bandage, and told of the terrible cutting up of her own regiment in particular; poor young lieutenant Fortune carried in dead; colonel Hamilton, seriously hurt, captain Sleigh, badly wounded, and so on.” Maria also said that she would never forget the evacuation from the Niagara frontier. “The wounded who could be moved, the invalids, and the women were

sent to Cornwall…. She described the sufferings endured, the dragging and jolting of the waggons; the guard marching sometimes ankle deep in mud for weary days and nights around Burlington Heights, and so on, on, and on along the shore

of lake Ontario, until at last Cornwall was reached late at night.” From his interview in 1881, Shanly wrote that Maria was “always with the army” and in her own words she was a “soldier all through”. Her bravery was indeed equal to her loyalty.

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Horticultural club to give presentation on Great Britain’s Pashley Gardens The Manotick Horticultural Society is giving garden enthusiasts a chance to get some insight into Pashley Manor Gardens, one of Great Britain’s most famous and beautiful gardens. Hattie Klotz will present these beautiful gardens set on 250 acres in the British countryside, and discuss how

they were created. The presentation takes place Monday February 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the RCMP Campground Hall, 451 Nicolls Island Road, off of River Road, just north of Manotick. Guests are welcome. The talk is followed by a friendly gathering with desserts.

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New tool on MVCA website will help you become a ‘snow mole’ You can help identify unplowed or blocked sidewalks and unsafe pathways by using this new tool on the Manotick Village and Community Association web site. Created by the Council on Aging, the “Snow Mole” questionnaire enables anyone who walks around Manotick to identify sidewalks that are not sanded, plowed or have blockages on them. The questionnaire is very short and includes a few questions about mobility. Please feel free to fill it out and return it to If you have sidewalks that are unplowed, please call 311 to report it to the City for action.

Public Meeting set on Barnsdale Roundabout

The City has scheduled a public meeting on a proposed roundabout at Barnsdale and Prince of Wales (next to the gas station) for Thursday, Feb 15. It will be held at the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Building on Rideau Valley Drive from 7-9 pm. The meeting will look at proposed plans for the design for the roundabout. Construction is planned to start in 2019. If you are


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unable to attend the open house, documents will be posted to the City of Ottawa web site and you can submit comments on line to Deadline for comments is February 20.

Another successful Shiverfest!

Thank you to all the volunteers, partners and local businesses that made Shiverfest 2018 a reality. We could not do it without your support and involvement! There were good crowds at all events, including the highest turnout ever for the Chili Cook Off. Congratulations to the Mill Tavern, Chili winner in the professional category and Creekside Grill who came in second, and repeat amateur winner Wayne Riddell with Grant Goodes placing second. Attendees were able to enjoy a variety of activities from skating to bingo to curling. Our photo contest “Going to the Dogs” closed on February 2 and the win-

ner will be announced in my next column. You will be able to view the winning photo at the Black Dog Bistro throughout the month of February.

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee highlights

Proslide Technologies, the firm planning to build a water park at Moodie Drive and Brophy, received zoning approval to build a research and development centre on the site adjacent to the water park. The centre would design and test new water rides and technologies.

Around the Village

Construction on the Arena is drawing to a close and hopefully will be fully open soon. It has been a long cold winter for hockey players who had been using trailers as change rooms since the season began. Progress is being made on the Mud Creek Park, located at 1355 Scharfgate Drive, adjacent to Mud Creek in Maple Creek Estates off First Line Road. The City has just completed consultations on the proposed design which

you can see on the City’s web site at recreation-and-parks/ parks-and-greenspace/parks-andrecreation-publicconsultations#mudcreek-park

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MacLeod named shadow finance critic, will not run for leadership By Charlie Senack Manotick Messenger After a week of turmoil in the Ontario Conservative Party, Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod held a free pizza party at the Barrhaven Boston Pizza alongside Bill Walker, MPP for Bruce-Grey and Owen Sound. During Walker’s visit to Ottawa, he toured multiple long term care homes alongside MacLeod, including the Perley-Rideau Veterans complex in the East end. “I wanted to see them because they’re such a different model and I have a real affinity for veterans so I wanted to see how that worked and what it was about,” Walker told the crowd during the pizza party. On Tuesday Jan, 30, they visited the Osgoode Care

Centre alongside Councillors George Darouze and Scott Moffatt. The original purpose of the party was to celebrate another successful turkey swap, a campaign MacLeod was a part of where people could drop off a turkey to the Barrhaven Boston Pizza location in return for a free pizza voucher. There goal was to receive 100 turkeys in 2017, a goal they surpassed by early December. Many of the questions that came up during the two hour-long party included whether MacLeod would run for Ontario PC Leader. MacLeod said during the event that she still did not make up her mind. “A lot of Ottawa residents have been encouraging me to run as have been people from across

Ontario,” MacLeod told the Messenger. “The rules have not been set and we are not quite sure when or how long this leadership will be.” She said Marjory LeBreton, former Government Leader of the Senate and

Senator Vern White — alongside others — were looking into her options and would get back to her. The next day she announced she would not run for party leader, and interim leader Vic Fedeli announced MacLeod

would become the new Finance Critic. The Ontario PC party has announced it will hold its vote for new party leader on March 10th. One party goer asked MacLeod if she felt having a female as party leader

would help the Conservatives win the election. “I think we need to have a strong leader (because) we have a lot of problems we need to clean up not just in this party, but in this province,” MacLeod responded.


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Willa Houghton waves to the camera during the Shiverfest Skate Night.


One of the most popular activities at Shiverfest was the learn to curl program at the Manotick Curling Club. The Manotick Fire Department was on hand to meet families at Shiverfest.

Jim Lethbridge helps out Melody Ramsay during the Shiverfest Pancake Breakfast.

Lila MacDonald had her face painted for Shiverfest.

A good crowd turned out for Shiverfest Bingo.

Shiverfest mascot Frosty was on hand for the annual bonfire at the Manotick Arena.

Lucas and Anthony Schofield enjoyed Shiverfest’s Manotick Messenger Family Skate Night.


The MessengerCOMMUNITY

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Greely Winter Carnival was another success thanks to GCA, volunteers The Greely Winter Carnival hosted by the Greely Community Association (GCA) was a resounding success this year! The weather co-operated, the crowds came out to enjoy the Firefighter’s Pancake Breakfast, the Greely Lions Family Brunch, tryouts for Greely Idol, skating, sleigh rides, and so much more! It was a family-oriented weekend of fun, well planned and organized, and executed by the GCA and many volunteers. The Greely Idol, which joined the Greely Winter Carnival 10 years ago, is always a continuing support and great showcase for local talents. Each year there is a Junior and a Senior Idol winner; this year I proudly gave them each a basket filled with goodies! Congratulations to Senior Idol winner Nayana Kathleen and Junior Idol winner Anyssa Ricci, and to all those that participated in Greely Idol! The dinner/comedy night featuring Absolute Comedy stand-up comics


WARD REPORT by Councillor George Darouze

was a sell out once again. The buffet by Orchard View Wedding and Event Centre was incredible as usual, with not only visually pleasing presentation, but incredible tasting food as well. I would like to thank the Volunteer Firefighters for putting on a great pancake breakfast, and the Greely Lions for the family brunch on Sunday. They were a huge hit! Matt Tucker and the Greely 1st Scouts also deserve a round of thanks for volunteering to help clear tables and helping the Lions with the brunch. Over 200 people came out to enjoy an assortment of delicious breakfast items, and enjoy the Radical Science demos taking place at the same time! It is wonderful to have such a great community turnout

and involvement from residents, volunteers and the GCA. Engaging in the community is vital to keeping it alive and vibrant! Well done everyone!

Manotick Shiverfest Winter Carnival

Manotick kicked off their Annual Shiverfest with a hearty breakfast by the local Kiwanis Club. It was nice to run into some of my constituents that belong to the club and were helping to make and serve the breakfast. I was able to drop by later on at the Legion for their Annual Chili cook off, featuring many different home recipes for Chili. Once again, it was great to see some Ward 20 constituents participating and competing in a friendly way! The local youth group YOMA had a great variety of baked goodies for sale to help raise money for their youth programs. I didn’t stand a chance. I caved in and bought a pile of goodies!

Osgoode Care Centre Tour

It was insightful to have toured the Osgoode Care Centre with MPP Lisa MacLeod and MPP Bill Walker, who is also the Critic for Seniors, Long Term Care and Accessibility, as it brought the opportunity for him to see this great facility up close and in person. Being able to tour the facility, was a chance to ask questions and see how well run it is while still facing the struggle of funding constraints and the possibility of closing. This residence is essential to the Ward and future residents as it is the only one in the rural area, making it possible for residents of the facility to stay near their families and the farms that they grew up on. The tour was a great opportunity for the OCC to connect with strong voices in the province that may be invaluable to preserving this rural institution.

Busting Out The Brews

The Annual Busting Out the Brews fundraiser for the Osgoode Care Centre brought in a phenomenal $80,000 this year, in large part due to sponsors and magnificent donations to the live and silent auctions. The wonderful annual community event held at Stanley’s Olde Maple Farm provides the ticket holder with a chance to sample many local breweries, vineyards and restaurants. Once the sampling experience is over, the live auction begins. The evening finished off with a live band. It is always a great crowd and everyone that purchases a ticket is supporting the Osgoode Care Centre re-development fund. Thank you to all the organizers and volunteers that make this happen each year.

Open Door

This week was another busy time with community association representatives stopping

by, along with many residents. I am still seeing new faces and having the pleasure of getting to know a little more about residents that have come by to introduce themselves. It always makes for a very productive day in the Ward and I look forward to seeing more people again next time. Remember, if you have not had a chance to meet yet, please drop in soon on any Tuesday from 1-5 in my Metcalfe office. You are more than welcome.

2951 Army Cadets Parade

Earlier this week I attended the Commanding Officer Parade for the 2951 RCACC Leitrim Cadet Corps, in attendance with the Osgoode Legion, families, and friends. I am very proud of the Cadet Corps for all their hard work, and I am glad I could offer my support. I was also very humbled to receive a beautiful framed group photo from their recent Vimy trip. Thank you!

New wing at St Francis Xavier High School includes 30 classrooms I was pleased to attend the New Wing Blessing Ceremony at St. Francis Xavier High School last week. It is great to see the school growing to accommodate new students in the community. His Grace, Arch Bishop Prendergast, led the blessing ceremony. The new wing includes 30 new classrooms, study and work areas for students and a great new art classroom. I would like to thank Principal Pedari, teachers and the parent council for including me in this celebration.

Community Information and Comment Session

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WARD REPORT by Michael Qaqish

ted by Riverside South Development Corporation (RSDC), Claridge Homes and 2356349 Limited Partnership. This session will take place on Tuesday February 13th from 6:308:30pm at the Rideauview Community Centre, located at 4310 Shoreline Dr. If you are unable to attend but would still like to submit your comments or would like more information, please e-mail wendy. I hope to see you there!

Findlay Creek Community Association’s Winterfest




Community Association will be holding their annual Winterfest Event on Sunday February 18th 2018. Winterfest will be held at Diamond Jubilee Park from 11:00am – 1:00pm. It is always a great event, bringing the community together to enjoy the cold weather with lots of fun activities including skating, carnival games, circus performers as well as skating, hot chocolate, maple taffy and more!

Free Family Day Skate

Please join me on Family Day, February 19th 2018 for a free family skate. The event will be hosted at Amped Sports Lab and Ice Complex, 2600 Leitrim Rd from 11:00am – 1:00pm. We will have coffee, hot chocolate and treats. Please note, no one will

be allowed on the ice without a helmet. I hope to see you there!

Ambassadors Raising Hope Evening of Networking

I am teaming up with Councillor Keith Egli and Collab Space to present Ambassadors Raising Hope in support of the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation’s Campaign for Mental Health. Come out for an evening of networking to support this great cause on February 22nd from 6:30pm to 10pm at 70 Bongard Avenue. If you have a small business or organization and would like to take part in the event, we have opportunities available. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, please contact my office at 613-580-2751.

City Warns of door-todoor Sales People on Drinking Water Quality Testing

The City of Ottawa is warning residents about door-to-door salespeople posing as waterquality technicians, making false claims about the quality of City drinking water. These individuals have been known to approach residents to sell water filtration or treatment systems and provide incorrect information pertaining to water quality. Ottawa’s drinking water is rated by the Ontario Ministry of Environment as one of the safest in the world. Residents are reminded that City employees do not contact residents to sell products or services and that City employees always travel in City of Ottawa

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Barrhaven Seniors’ Council – Party Time

If you are a senior 55+ then you are invited to attend a party thrown by the Barrhaven Seniors’ Council. This party will take place on Friday February 16th from 11:00am-3:00pm at the Walter Baker Centre Cafeteria, located at 100 Malvern Dr. For only $5.00 per person, you will get lunch, dessert and a beverage. There will also be live entertainment provided by Noel Dimar “The Piano Man”. To reserve your spot please e-mail barrhavenseniors@gmail. com or call Don at 613440-3620 by February 12th.

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The MessengerSPORTS

Major Midget, Minor Atom Romans post 4-2 comeback wins over Sting Osgoode Richmond Romans Minor Hockey By Manotick Messenger Staff

Major Novice B

The Mississippi Thunder Kings scored two goals in the final minute of play to edge the Osgoode Richmond Romans 6-4 in Almonte Tues., Jan. 30. Alex Shewfelt had a goal and an assist with Cameron Sheppard, Reid Hapke and James Haggar also scoring. Ryan Clost, Cameron Gibson, Cole Boudreau, Isaiah Wolrond and Chase Polenski had assists. On Thurs., Feb. 1, the Romans were beaten 6-1 by Leitrim at the Richmond Arena. Alex Shewfelt had an unassisted goal for the Romans.

Minor Atom B

The Osgoode Richmond Romans scored three unanswered goals in the third period to earn a 4-2 come-frombehind win over the Ottawa Sting. Cooper Chatland scored twice

for the Romans, opening the scoring from Brody McEachern in the first, and then notching the tying goal from Russell Small in the third. Colin Dashnay scored the winner from Wesley Bean and Dmitri Barresi, and then Adam Miller added an insurance goal from Barresi. Dante Dinardo was the winning goalie. The following day, the Romans hosted the Metcalfe Jets in Richmond and won 4-2. Adam Miller scored a pair with Barnaby Dewan and Wyatt Allen also scoring. Brody McEachern had two assists with one each going to Wesley Bean, Russell Small, Colin Dashnay and Spencer Dey. Dante Dinardo picked up the win in goal. The Romans travelled to Kanata Jan. 30 and lost 1-0 to the Blazers.

Major Atom B

On Jan. 27 in Beckwith, the Osgoode Richmond Romans lost 6-1 to the Nepean Raiders. Daniel Kean scored the

lone Romans goal from Connor Labelle. On Mon., Jan. 29 in Osgoode, the Romans fell 3-0 to Cumberland.

Minor Pee Wee B

Carson Nixon scored the game’s first goal for the Romans but after that, it was all Cumberland as they skated to a 6-1 win in Osgoode Mon., Jan. 29. Brandon Carr and Jake Fisher added assists for the Romans.

Major Pee Wee B

Will Hunter and Cole Haughton scored as the Romans tied the Casselman Embrun Ice Dogs 2-2 in Casselman Sat., Jan. 27. Marco Borrello and Owen Ehrl picked up assists. On Jan. 30, the Romans got unassisted third period goals from Will Hunter and Xavier Walrond in a 4-2 win at West Carleton. Marco Borrello and David Kean also scored from Nathan Gillingham and Graeme Hollinger. Jalen Pawalek was the winning goalie.

On Saturday in Casselman, the Ice Dogs blanked the Romans 4-0.

Minor Bantam B

The Romans visited the Gloucester/Orleans/ Blackburn Blues Jan. 28 and lost 9-2. Dylan Shouldice scored from Gavin Hodges, and Sam Fisher scored from Shouldice. On Jan. 31 in Rockland, the Clarence Rockland Crush scored three times in the third period to edge the Romans 4-3. Michael MacLean scored a pair for the Romans with Matthew Levecque adding one. Owen Chatland and Owen Holmes picked up assists.

Major Bantam B

The Casselman Embrun Ice Dogs hosted the Romans Sat., Jan. 27 and sent them home with a 6-1 loss. Carter Edwards scored the only Romans goal from Nolan Edwards.

Minor Midget B

The Romans took on

the Nepean Raiders at the Merivale Arena Jan. 30 and lost 4-1. Noel Klassen scored on the power play from Hugh Nixon. The following night in Stittsville, the Romans lost to the Stittsville Rams 4-2. Cole Ehrl scored on the power play from Noel Klassen and Hugh Nixon, and Owen Richardson scored from Klassen and Ehrl. On Feb. 1, the Romans were shut out 3-0 by Metcalfe at the Larry Robinson Arena. On Saturday at the Barbara Ann Scott Arena, Damien Simmonds scored a goal late in the third period from Michael Thomas to give the Romans a 3-3 tie with the Ottawa West Golden Knights. Owen Richardson scored in the second period for the Romans from Noel Klassen, and Jack Gillis added a goal from Simmonds and Calum Payne.

Major Midget B

The Osgoode Rich-

mond Romans exploded for three unanswered goals in the third period to beat the Ottawa Sting 4-2 at the Sandy Hill Arena Sat., Jan. 17. Nick Belli opened the scoring from Jared Downey before Cameron Cox of the Sting scored a pair to put his team up 2-1. In the third, Nolan Holmes scored on the power play from Jonah Maybury and winning goalie Hudson Saunders to tie the score. Just 36 seconds later, Daivd Campbell scored for the Romans from Belli and Michael Gilchrist to put them ahead 3-2. Curtis Croucher added another Romans goal from David Campbell and Kyle Beaumont. On Jan. 31, the Romans tied the Ottawa West Golden Knights 2-1 at the Barbara Ann Scott Arena. Matt Banning and Nolan Holmes both scored power play goals for the Romans with assists going to Nick Belli, Jonah Maybury and Austin Hutt.

Osgoode Rideau bantam teams battle in final of Cicero, Ny tourney Two Osgoode Rideau Minor Hockey League Bantam House B teams travelled to Cicero, NY Jan. 12-13 doe the third annual Midstate Griffin’s Guardians Youth Hockey Tournament. The goal of Griffin’s Guardians is to spread awareness of pediatric cancer, to assist in funding research for pediatric cancer, to bring hope to families with children battling cancer in Central New York, and to pro-

vide these families with financial assistance to lessen the burden, during a time when they need to focus on family. Ultimately, the two teams faced each other in the championship game of the tournament. Strong performances were delivered from Osgoode Rideau B3’s Liam Legault, Ryker Lyons, Ethan Mulligan and Evan Smith. Osgoode Rideau B1 received timely goaltending form Jake Mor-

rison, and standout performances from Brayden Moffatt, Nicholas Repaci, Matthew Bellefeuille, Nolan Whitby and Tommy Forrester. In the end, Osgoode Rideau B1 prevailed with a 5-3 win to win the tournament and receive a banner for the ORMHA association. Osgoode Rideau B1 and B3 Bantam House teams pose for a photo after facing each other in the final of a tournament in Cicero, NY last month.

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Local diver honoured Canadian Junior National Team diver and St. Mark High School student Kate Miller was honoured at the 2018 Ottawa Sports Awards Dinner. The 4’11” diving dynamo is a member of the Nepean Ottawa Diving Club, where she is coached by Fernando Henderson. Kate, who began diving at the age of 7, placed second on both the platform and onemetre springboard events, and placed fourth on the three-metre springboard at the 2017 Canadian National Diving Championships. Her performance earned her a trip to the Junior Pan-American Games in Victoria, BC, where she won a gold medal in the platform Mike Carroccetto photo event and a silver on the one-metre springboard.



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