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The MessengerNEWS Local commuters one step closer to light rail as Phase 2 approved By Charlie Senack Shovels will soon be in the ground for Phase 2 of Ottawa’s light rail transit project. On Wednesday, March 6, council voted 19-3 in favour of the $4.6-billion Stage 2 transit expansion. It will connect the city by train west to Baseline station and Moodie Drive, east to Montreal Road and Place d’Orleans, and south to the airport and Bowesville Road in Riverside South. “I think phase two is vitally important for the east end, the west end and the south end of the city,” Mayor Jim Watson said. “We can’t get on to going to Kanata, Stittsville and Barrhaven without Phase 2.” Many councillors, however, were reluctant about voting for the Stage 2 LRT project, when they received hundreds of pages of documents to look over only 12 days before the meeting. Somerset ward councillor Catherine McKenney brought a motion forward to delay the vote until March 27, which was supported by six councillors including Ward 22 representative, Carol Anne Meehan. It was voted down by council 16-6. Meehan, a first time councillor, brought many concerns to the council table during Wednesday’s meeting — including the city singing a contract with SNC-Lavalin, a group that has been under fire recently for their involvement with projects around the country. “SNC-Lavalin was the lowest bidder and their projects have ended up — well just simply to say… there have been major problems,” Meehan said. “They bid low and they are under delivering.” Despite her concerns, Meehan voted in favour of the Stage 2 LRT budget, because she did not want to do anything that would “jeopardize” getting trains out to Riverside South. The three councillors who voted against the budget were Diane Deans, Rick Chiarelli and Shawn Menard. Phase 2 will help the residents of Riverside South, as well as those in Manotick, Osgoode and Greely who opt to commute to Riverside South to catch the train there. Riverside South currently houses around 16,000 residents, and is increasing by about 2,000 people a year. The expansion to Riverside South will start at the existing Greenboro Station in Ottawa South, and will travel

to Limebank Road. In May 2018, it was announced that property developers Urbandale Corporation and Richcraft Developments would throw an additional $30 million into the pot, which would go on top of the $50 million the then Liberal provincial government promised. That brings the total cost of the Trillium Line expansion to $80 million. At the time, Terry Nichols, president of the Urbandale Corporation, said that the expansion will help serve the residents of Riverside South — especially with the population of the growing community expected to reach 55,000 people within the next ten years. “(It’s) one of the first communities in Ottawa to be built and designed with rail transit already in place prior to a significant of the built out already being completed,” Nichols said in May 2018. The total cost for the entire Phase 2 expansion is $4,657,445,229 — around $1.2 billion more than what the city estimated before asking for construction bids. Mayor Watson says he met with Premier Doug Ford earlier this month, who verbally promised that the government would still fund the Stage 2 expansion. Watson says he expects some “good news” later this month. Shovels for the project are expected to be in the ground sometime this year. If there are no more delays, the Trillium Line expansion out to Riverside South and the Ottawa Airport is expected to be completed sometime in 2022. The Confederation Line expansion in the east is expected to be completed by 2024, and its expansion out to the west is expected to be completed by 2025. Watson says he realizes that their will be traffic and public transportation delays while Stage 2 is being built, but says the city is doing everything they can to keep it to a minimum. He adds that the pros will outweigh the cons, and says this project will determine the future for our city. “We have taken a very significant step — a historic step — in moving forward with a plan that will help to really determine how our city is going to grow,” Watson said. “How we are going to reduce our GHD footprint, and ultimately how this is going to act as a stimulant for economic development in all parts of the city.” And for those Barrhaven residents who are wondering

when the trains will be rolling through their neighbourhood, Coun. Jan Harder says that will be happening after Phase 2 is complete. Phase 3 will bring the trains past Baseline Station down the current bus rapid transitway, and into future “Barrhaven Downtown.” When light rail is connected to Barrhaven, it will open another commuting option for residents of Rideau-Goulbourn. The Barrhaven station will also serve residents of Manotick, Kars and North Gower, while residents in Richmond will have an option to catch light rail in either Barrhaven or Kanata.

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The MessengerCOMMUNITY Thank you to the women of Carleton who continue to inspire us

Friday March 8 was International Women’s Day. This is a great time to reflect on the hard-fought progress of women, especially all the amazing women in Carleton, and those who have supported them. To celebrate the occasion, I planned a long day of events all across Carleton alongside local city Councillors. Rideau-Goulbourn Councillor Scott Moffatt’s team and I started off our day by hosting a breakfast reception at Danbys Roadhouse Restaurant located in the beautiful town of Richmond, just steps from my constituency office. I was thrilled to host over 100 people for breakfast.

Then, I enjoyed a delicious lunch in Stittsville at local Legion Branch 618 before heading over to Metcalfe to enjoy high tea at the city of Ottawa Client Service Centre with Councillor George Darouze. I ended my day with appetizers and great conversation at the Rideauview Community Centre in Riverside South, joined by Councillor Carol Anne Meehan. Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate all the amazing women across Carleton who continue to inspire us. A special thank you to all the volunteers and venues who made this possible. I

look forward to celebrating again next year! I would be pleased to attend your business or community association event. Please contact my office for more information or go to https://goldiempp.ca/ invite-goldie Supporting community newspapers On Wednesday March 6 I had the privilege of introducing my very first Private Members’ Bill, the Supporting Ontario’s Community, Rural and Agricultural Newspapers Act, 2019. If passed, this Act will change the arbitrary requirement that municipal notices be posted in newspapers with a

publishing frequency of weekly or less, which prevents many smaller community newspapers from being able to post these notices, putting them at a competitive disadvantage. By amending the definition of a “newspaper” to include those which have a publishing frequency of a month or less, I hope my Bill will even the playing field for community newspapers, like the Manotick Messenger, and hopefully give them a new source of revenue. It would also save municipalities money, as they could specifically target the areas in which they must post notice, as opposed to publishing in a larger newspaper

which has many readers to which the notice is irrelevant.

The People’s Health Care Act

On February 26, Ontario’s government introduced The People’s Health Care Act. This legislation will help build a public health care system centered around patientfirst delivery and redirect money towards front-line services, where it belongs. Part of this Act focuses on consolidating all of the LHINs into one super agency. It will improve patient experience, and provide better and more connected care. If your local health

related company or organization has any questions or wants more information, please reach out to my office.

We are here to serve

My constituency office is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and I have 4 fulltime employees helping me serve the people of Carleton. If you require assistance on any matter, please contact me at any time. It’s why I’m here. Even if it’s not a provincial issue, I’ll make sure to connect you with the proper office. - Goldie Your voice at Queen’s Park

GOLDIE GHAMARI,MPP CARLETON Goldie’s story, in her own words: “My parents immigrated to Canada in 1986 – I was only one at the time. They left everything behind in Iran because they believed Canada would give their children a better life and more opportunities. My father tells me that when we landed in Montreal, we only had two suitcases and $50 to our names. My parents worked very hard to build a new life for us in Canada. As new immigrants and then Canadian citizens, they made sure to integrate themselves into Canadian society, and they instilled in my sister and I the importance of respecting and living by our Canadian values. My father comes from a farming family and he is an electrician, working daily with his hands. After staying at home to raise her two daughters, my mother now gives back to the community by working at a charity for isolated senior citizens My younger sister is an aerospace engineer. My wonderful husband Wayne teaches statistics at Carleton University. My parents taught me that the road to success comes through hard work, determination and sacrifice. We have certainly come a long way from where we started in 1986, but I will never forget our humble beginnings.”

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Dr. Emma Gofton has a group of friends share ideas, share suggestions on how to cope Our COmmunity Hardly a day goes by without a story on plastics, garbage or other unsustainable practices based on her children, too. But her circle of with what they are facing, and offer support to in food retailing.Messenger Editorial friends is much different than others going through simiIn 1986, when Tim Hortons started the Roll Up the Rim campaign, cities were still a few the average parent. lar challenges. years away from launching recycling programs. Today, food retailers and restaurant outlets FROM THE Gofton’s closest friends are But while Roger NielAre you more Canadian are under watch. 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Perhaps, for is some people, that is true, when you can bring their reusable cups to erative neurological condition. a place where they are Digitizing promotion being proposed so but customers by Jeff Morris attend a celebration for new Canadians, such as the one hosted by NepeanTheir condition has gradually not different,” she said. Tim’s in order to reduce a noble objective. Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre waste. at MotherIt’s Teresa High School in Barrhaven last month, you can see the excitement and the thankfulness in the eyes of every weakened their ability to talk, “Everyone has a wheelForCanadian. Tim Hortons though, such a shift would fundamentally change the campaign. There new They understand, perhaps better than all of us, what it means to be breathe, eat and move. The chair. Lots of people have would no longer be conversations among friends or co-workers, with their cups of Tim’s cofCanadian. parent-support group understands her, and she a feeding tube. 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Left to right, MCNS Director Sandy Erler and June Hodge celebrate June’s 29 years as a suplenging middle and high school students to take the citizenship test. people with no problems – they don’t really sleepovers at your own house. There aren’t ply teacher, teacher and volunteer. The Canadian coming back. Citizenship Challenge, funded in part by CIC and run by the Historica-Dominion Institute, will see students study Discover Canada: the know what it’s like to go through what they enenough nurses there. But you can go to Roger’s But it’s and the ofargument increased profit justifies the means carries less weight Rights and2019 Responsibilities Citizenshipthat and then take a mock citizenship dure each just and every day. House and sleep in the same room as your best test. Sometimes it’s best to say nil than “This it didwill inbe1986. It’s for notstudents just about orproud getting customers on board. A proa fun way to learnincreasing about Canadasales and feel Neilson House is best friend and be safe.” I’m finding myself at one of those bizarre cross- While wonder Roger about things like how come “underneath” is known as of our shared history and accomplishments,” said Minister Kenney. “As people we motional campaign is now, more than ever, about making feel better. roads where everything I love about sports is about a word but hospice, no one ever says “overneath” when thefor parents learn about our past and the people and events that made Canada what it is a children’s it is also a place Gofton paused for a moment to fight back to collide with a largeespecially swatch of the population work- discussion pulled me back into soccer. today, we become more proud to be Canadian. are inspired see how we Buying countless paper cups withWeplastic lidstoisn’t acceptable anymore, for like Gofton cope.soThe offers some tears. ing diligently to grate my nerves. “Chelsea to is learning muchhouse by watching the a respite can defend our rights and live up to our responsibilities and we feel much younger customers. 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St Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate and have some fun

Did you ever wonder where the term “cushy” life came from? Somebody got the idea that if you were rich and enjoying a cushy life, you are living in clover! It came from the idea that cows and bumblebees are lucky to live in a field of clover since the sweet clovers are the favourite food of both cows and bumblebees. But the cow is the luckiest of two because when the bee sips the clover nectar,

he also picks up pollen on his feet and buzzes away to spread pollen from flower to flower, making sure the clover will keep blooming so he and he cow can continue “living in clover”. You know the legend that Saint Patrick used the three-in-one clover leaf to explain the Trinity, saying God, like the leaf, is one yet thee-in-one - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. And you know that if you are


THIS MONTH by Larry Ellis lucky enough to find a four-leaf clover, you must pick it up and keep it with you - to bring you more luck. Now suppose you found a four leaf clover on

Saint Patrick’s Day and you were wearing a green shirt or skirt, you surely would be lucky and soon living in clover! Legends can be fun and

it’s fun to think about the cows and bumblebees and clover and shamrocks as we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. Always take time to celebrate and have fun. You can tell if you have any Irish heritage, not by your looks or the country you hail from, but by your character. If you have a twinkle in your eye, a song upon your lips, a kind word on your tongue, and two feet planted solidly on

good earth - then saints be praised, you’re Irish! A few Irish Toasts “May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and a smooth road all the way to your door”. “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”. I think I may have caught March Madness! Erin Go Bragh (Ireland Forever)

Letters to the Editor Infrastructure upgrades in Richmond should happen before growth, not after The Editor,

In response to the Messenger Editorial of March 1st “Big City Problems for Rural Infrastructure.” Richmond is set to double in size over the next decade, with that comes benefits and challenges. Managing this growth must be a priority for this term of

council. Richmond’s residents want to maintain our small village charm while at the same time, ensuring our busy streets are safe. Once development starts in earnest, we will be welcoming new neighbours to our village. This will be good for the many small local businesses, community groups and organizations

that call Richmond home. With our new neighbours also comes growing pains like clogged roads, the need for more sidewalks and highlights a lack of recreational opportunities that exist to keep our kids active and engaged. But therein lies the problem, Richmond’s Community Design Plan sets out

Reader critical of MPP’s ‘amateurish at best’ press release The Editor, Whatever happened to basic literacy skills in this country? Like many Messenger readers, I was interested to read what Carleton MPP Goldie Ghamari had to say about her party’s “action to help more families with autism,” to quote her words from her page three article in the most recent edition of the Messenger. What I encountered was not only unhelpful, it was almost unreadable. Her opening sentence on autism read, “on February 6, the government announced that 23,000 children struggling while on waitlists for autism support programs will finally receive financial support to them afford autism services [sic].” Her second sentence wasn’t any better, con-

cluding with, “allowing more families of children and youth with autism can receive service [sic].” Throughout the article, Ms Ghamari refers to herself in the first person and it concludes with, “Goldie Your voice at Queen’s Park,” which would seem to suggest that she actually wrote it. Knowing the level of message control exerted by her party, that seems unlikely, but in future Ms Ghamari may want to at least read through the material she’s

being asked to sign her name to. Without a doubt, presenting such a hastily cobbled together cut-andpaste job as a finished product looks amateurish at best. The question we have to ask ourselves is, can a government that isn’t capable of drafting a coherent press release actually be capable of drafting sound public policy? Andy Braid, Kars

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what our village will receive in upgrades to accommodate this growth, but we won’t see several of these infrastructure upgrades until the majority of the new homes are built. To be fair to the residents in Richmond, these essential up-

grades should be completed before the village expands, not after. We should not have to bear with the undue strain and pressure that rapid growth brings. Councillors in other wards have worked with developers to negotiate

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Councillor addresses misconceptions of light rail Stage 2 plans

At Ottawa City Hall on March 6th, City Council approved the next phase of the long term light rail plans, known as LRT Stage 2. In recent weeks, there has been much press on this project and not all of it has been accurate. Seeing as I supported moving forward with Stage 2, I just wanted to use this opportunity to speak to the project and address some recent misconceptions. To begin, I think it is important to highlight the timeline for Stage 2. This is not something that has been rushed into. During my first six years on Council, we have approved various milestones leading toward extending the initial phase of LRT, which itself began during the 2006-2010 term of Council. In March 2017, Council approved the procurement process for awarding Stage 2 of LRT. At that time, we set the March 29th, 2019 date for signing the contract. Therefore, this current contract award process has been going on for the last two years. All bids had to meet certain criteria to get shortlisted and then the successful bidder was chosen from the short list. You


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have likely heard accusations of rushing the process. As you can see, that is not the case. Staff have just been following the Council approved schedule. In terms of the timing of approving Stage 2 before Stage 1 is open and running. Based on the timeline above, it was never suggested by staff or committed to by Council that one was contingent on the other. The reality is that Stage 1 is close to the finish line and the Rideau Transit Group is under contract to deliver the project. Failure is not an option. Handing over an incomplete project is not an option. It is essential they get this right and we have made that clear to them. In fact, we haven’t even paid them since February 2018. They are only paid when they reach certain milestones. Rideau Transit Group also has the 30-year maintenance contract for LRT so this

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isn’t a group that is going to wrap it up and walk away. It is in their best interest to complete the contract as approved and ensure it operates how we expect it to. Since Council agreed to a contract date of March 29, 2019, it is not just a simple task to delay a decision to wait for Stage 1 to be operational. We know the system will open. Stage 1 makes no sense without Stage 2. If we delayed beyond this month, we run the risk of contravening Council’s own procurement process. Even a six month delay would equate to an inflated construction cost of $100M. Starting over on the procurement process would result in a 1-2 year delay. Finally, media reports have suggested that LRT does not work in the winter. This is simply not true. RTG has been running trains along the entire 12km track all winter. There were certain times where weather has impacted

the testing but this has been during times that would not be replicated during normal operations. Normal operations on the track will help keep snow clear from the line. Additionally, RTG is sourcing snow melting equipment for the line that could be used overnight while the trains are not running. The one benefit of the delayed open date is that it has afforded RTG more time for winter testing during the worst winter in recent memory. With the new contract, we also integrate lessons learned from the previous contract. One such change will be the Liquidated Damages aspect. In Stage 1, when RTG missed their in service deadline, they were had to pay $1M in liquidated damages. On a $2.1B project, I am not certain that $1M is a significant amount. As a result, the Stage 2 contract will feature a $10M cost assessed should the contractor not meet the handover date as set out in the contract.

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2019 Town Hall Series Over the last two months, our Rideau-Goulbourn team

has hosted a number of town hall meetings throughout the ward. Unfortunately, as mentioned earlier, this has not been an ideal winter. As a result, we had to cancel a few meetings. While we are still working on rescheduling all of those meetings, we have rescheduled our Richmond Town Hall, which was postponed due to the Richmond Village Association Annual General Meeting. Our town hall meeting in Richmond will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00pm at St. Philip’s Parish Hall. Tentatively, we are looking at Monday, April 15th for our Kars Town Hall. Stay tuned for dates for our town halls in Goulbourn, Ashton and Munster. If you have any comments, questions or concerns, please feel free to email me at Scott.Moffatt@ottawa.ca or contact me by phone at 613580-2491. For information on Rideau-Goulbourn issues, please visit RideauGoulbourn.ca.

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In the end, I believe that moving forward with Stage 2 is the right thing to do. During the 2006 election, the sentiment was clear that the public wanted something different from the North-South O-Train proposal. Larry O’Brien was elected and the current plan was born. Over the last eight years, it has been our job to deliver and we have done that so far. The longer we defer the more money this project will cost. LRT Stage 2 will bring rail closer to Manotick in Riverside South and will drastically improve the commute for those on the 283 with a transfer at Bayshore. The main issues with the 283 in recent years have all taken place along the transitway in the urban core. If anyone has any questions on this project, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.

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Task Force on Revitalization of the Manotick Core update

The Task Force has begun work on drafting a revitalization plan for the Core of Manotick following several months of collecting data to assist in identifying the key issues and possible solutions. A series of surveys were conducted over the last six months of 2018 to garner feedback from residents, visitors, families, seniors and businesses. The feedback was consistent in identifying the priority issues for everyone: Better Sidewalks 1. and more connectivity between the core and Village neighbourhoods 2. More unique shops and businesses to fill in vacant storefronts, particularly along Main Street 3. Improved facades and appearance on Main Street 4. Solutions to parking in the core The Task Force is working on action plans to address these issues and others and hopes to have a draft plan completed in a few months for presentation to the community. In the meantime, we have already obtained funding for improvements to street signage, street furniture and the gateway gardens at Bridge and Main. These improvements will begin appearing later in the spring. It has also been heartening to see new businesses open their doors in the Village in recent months. The Task Force is made up of community volunteers and representatives from Manotick BIA, Manotick Culture, Parks and Recreation Association, MVCA, YOMA, Manotick Horticultural Society, Manotick Arts Society and ROSSS.

City launches process to develop Official Plan

The City of Ottawa has officially launched the process for developing a new Official Plan that would take effect when the current one expires in 2031. The Official Plan is a strategic document that guides planning and development and helps to shape the communities within the City boundaries. The discussions are based on the Sounding Board 2036 report which looks at possible future scenarios and how the City could meet challenges and


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opportunities in the coming years. The Sounding Board report was developed following consultations with a broad cross section of stakeholders, including the MVCA. The planning process will take three years to complete with Council approving the Plan late in 2021 before submitting it to the Province. This is an opportunity for local residents to have a say in what the Plan will include. There are 9 discussion papers posted on the City’s web site at www.Ottawa.ca/newop , including a Rural Ottawa highlight sheet and discussion paper. The paper poses a number of questions for consideration. Residents have the opportunity to provide input now through an online feedback form until May 31, 2019. La Ville d’Ottawa invite les résidents au lancement du projet de nouveau Plan officiel. Ce document stratégique oriente la croissance de notre ville : il prévoit où et comment elle se développera, aujourd’hui et dans les années à venir. Les documents, incluant neuf documents de travail, sont disponibles en francais à www. Ottawa.ca/nouveaupo. Vous avez jusqu’au 31 mai 2019 pour envoyer le formulaire de rétroaction .

Local Planning Appeal Support Centre to close

Earlier this year, I outlined the new land use approval and

appeals process that replaced the Ontario Municipal Board. It included the creation of the Local Planning Appeal Support Centre which was to help Ontario residents understand and navigate the land use process. The Provincial Government has decided to close the Centre which has been in operation less than a year. We have expressed concerns about this decision to our local MPP as the Centre is a useful resource for individuals and organizations new to the planning process.

Around the Village

Nice to see the dock is finally installed in Mahogany Harbour. Congratulations to Anne Robinson and her team on making this happen. Now all we need is a spring thaw! The extension to the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind facility is growing quickly! It will be a big boost to helping prepare more dogs for the blind. Consultations continue on the Earl Armstrong Extension environmental study. A public open house is slated for early April.

SONIC PALETTE, March 23, 8 p.m.

SONIC PALETTE is a presentation of original, accessible classical-folk music, created to honour & celebrate the life & work of Tom Thomson. It is presented by The Algonquin Ensemble and Terry Tuffs – their objective is to inspire, educate, and pay homage to Canada’s beauty as well as the nation’s exceptional legacy of artistic talent. This is an incredible show to experience! The doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Manotick

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Community Dancing in Manotick, Friday, March 29, 7 to 9:30 pm

Interested in a fun, interactive session of dance, laughter & music? Join the Ever Hopeful Stringband and caller Pippa Hall for a familyfriendly, alcohol-free evening of community dancing, including circles, squares and contras, at Manotick United Church. Each dance is taught and the whole family is invited. $10 / $5 ages 12-18 / under 12 free / family max $20. Information 613-6924576. http://dance.manotick. net

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St. Mark High School fundraiser Trivia Night, April 6, 6-10 p.m.

This adults-only trivia night, presented by the St. Mark Music Department, will raise funds for the St. Mark bands. It features a silent auction, 50/50 draw, bake sale and of course 10 rounds of music trivia, with a live round presented by the St. Mark R and B Band. Tickets are $20 (includes snack and pop) and can be purchased at www. ocsb.schoolcashonline.com

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CAMPS 2019 5 reasons why summer camp is a good choice for kids

Summer vacation offers students a respite from lessons and the routine of school. Children might once have eagerly awaited those final days of classes so they could lounge poolside, skip rocks across ponds and spend the long days of the season playing with friends. But many of today’s youngsters spend much of their summer vacations indoors playing with their digital devices. Perhaps that’s why one of the last vestiges of the classic

summer vacation escape - summer camp - remains such a viable option for parents who want their children to get outdoors once the school year ends. Although kids needn’t be in camp all summer long, a week or two can benefit campers of all ages. The following are five reasons why summer camp might be the right fit this year. 1. Explore talents. Summer camps help young people explore their unique interests and talents. Under an organized, yet often

easygoing, camp schedule, kids can dabble in sports, arts and crafts, leadership, community support, and so many other activities that may not be fully available to them elsewhere. 2. Physical activity: Lots of camps build their itineraries around physical activities that takes place outdoors. Campers may spend their time swimming, running, hiking, playing sports, climbing, and so much more. This can be a welcome change for kids accustomed

to living sedentary lifestyles. Regular physical activity has many health benefits and can set a foundation for healthy habits as an adult. 3. Gain confidence. Day and sleepaway camps offer campers the opportunity to get comfortable in their own skin. Camps can foster activities in self-esteem by removing the academic measures of success and fill in with noncompetitive opportunities to succeed. Campers learn independence,

decision-making skills and the ability to thrive outside of the shadow of their parents, siblings or other students. 4. Try new things. Camp gives children the chance to try new things, whether that’s learning to cook, exploring new environments or embracing a new sport or leisure activity. Opening oneself up to new opportunities can build character and prove enlightening for children. 5. Make new friends. Camp is a

great place to meet new people and make lifelong friends. Campers flood in from areas near and far. This provides kids with a chance to expand their social circles beyond their immediate neighborhoods and schools. Camps benefit children in a variety of ways. Lessons learned in camp can strengthen values, build confidence, develop coping mechanisms when adversity strikes, and enable campers to make lifelong friends.

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Taking care of Manotick’s eyes for three generations

Dr. Peter Fowler was only 25 years old when he first started his practice in Manotick. “We have seen just about everything in those years,” Dr. Fowler said. Manotick Eye Doctors is located at 1125 Clapp Lane, and Dr. Fowler, along with Dr. Ellen Isok and Dr. Bryanna Wood, have been taking care of Manotick’s eyes for three generations. “If you have an eye problem, you want to see us,” he said. Dr. Fowler is well-known in Manotick, as well as in international circles. In 1993, he was a founding member of Remote Area Medical, a team of medical professionals who visit remote areas in third world countries to provide medical services. He has visited remote regions of Guyana and Bolivia more than 10 times. Now, however, he and his partners are focusing on servicing the needs of their growing practice in Manotick. “When I was in school, a lot

of the things we have today were looked upon back then as science fiction,” he said. “Today, we have equipment that allows us to look behind the patient’s eyeballs. The scope of the parameters has increased dramatically,” Dr. Ellen Isok recently returned from an educational course in Vancouver. She joined the practice in 1990. “The biggest change over that time is that there is more diagnostic equipment,” she said. “We can see so much more than before.” The experience of the staff at Manotick Eye Doctors is invaluable, but their patients also have the benefit of the up-to-date training they receive. “The staff is constantly up on what’s new and what’s available,” Dr. Fowler said. An example of just how far the science of the industry has come since Dr. Fowler opened his practice is in the Optimal Coherence Tomography (OCT) camera, which can obtain detailed images

from within the retina. “It allows us to look at the back of the eye,” he explained. “With it, we can determine retinal problems.” But while the science and technology has become a focal point for the present and future of the practice, its past is what makes it a cornerstone to the community. “For some families, we have seen three generations of patients,” Dr. Isok said. “And with the growth of the community and as more families move in, we are meeting more and more families who are coming to the practice as new patients.” Dr. Fowler also said there is something special about seeing generations of a family as patients. “Sometimes, a patient will come in with their children, and I will remember seeing them when they were five years old,” he said. “And here they are with their children.”

The team at Manotick Eye Doctors is ready to take care of any and all eye problems you or someone in your family many have. Pictured are Dr. Peter Fowler, Carol Cameron, Kelly Harvey, Dr. Ellen Isok and Kerrie Ann Dooley (seated). Not pictured are Candace Cameron, Heather Avon, Patricia Sewell, Dr. Bryanna Wood and Dr. Tanya D’Cruz. Jeff Morris photo

Dr. Fowler also said that the staff has played an instrumental role in building the trust and relationships with local families over those generations. “Our staff is everything,” he said. “Everyone has a specialty and they are all very good at what they do. They also make all of our patients feel comfortable.” To contact Dr. Fowler and Associates at Manotick Eye Doctors for an appointment, call 613.692.3581.

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The MessengerCOMMUNITY Music and art come together in show at Manotick United Church

Music and art come together in show at Manotick United Church

There is a wonderful show coming to the Manotick United Church on Saturday, March 23, Sonic Palette, the brain-child of Terry Tufts and his wife, Kathryn Briggs. It is a tribute to Canadian artist, Tom Thomson, and consists of original music by The Algonquin Ensemble and visuals of Thomson’s artwork. The Algonquin Ensemble consists of: Kathryn Briggs (piano), John Geggie (double bass), Lisa Moody (viola), Laura Nerenburg (violin), Margaret Maria (cello) and Terry Tufts on the Manzer Palette (52 string guitar!) and assorted fretted instruments. This is the kind of show that you would normally have to see at the NAC, so we are thrilled to be able to present this unique experience at a heritage building in the heart of Manotick. This is our most expensive production to date, so we have had to raise tickets prices to $35 per person for this particular show. Patrons receive meal discounts at Babbos Cuccina, The Mill Tavern and The Vault on concert night (if you present your ticket). “Sonic Palette is a masterful celebration of Canadian painter Tom Thomson, in which the Algonquin Ensemble interprets Thomson’s visual creations through music. Using piano, strings, fretted instruments, and voice, the Ensemble has invented musical soundscapes which beautifully evoke the spirit, mood, and textures of Thomson’s works, with invitations to view selected paintings while enjoying the corresponding compositions. Regarding his work, Thomson is quoted as having said, “Someday, they’ll know what I mean.” Sonic Palette illuminates and brings us closer to that understanding. I think Tom would be quite pleased.”

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There is a wonderful show coming to the Manotick United Church on Saturday, March 23, Sonic Palette, the brain-child of Terry Tufts and his wife, Kathryn Briggs. It is a tribute to Canadian artist, Tom Thomson, and consists of original music by The Algonquin Ensemble and visuals of Thomson’s artwork. The Algonquin Ensemble consists of: Kathryn Briggs (piano), John Geggie (double bass), Lisa Moody (viola), Laura Nerenburg (violin), Margaret Maria (cello) and Terry Tufts on the Manzer Palette (52 string guitar!) and assorted fretted instruments. This is the kind of show that you would normally have to see at the NAC, so we are thrilled to be able to present

• Ottawa Newcomers Club - For women who have recently moved to this area; (and those who have experienced a significant life change), and would like to meet new people of similar interests by joining our many group activities. More information at: ottawanewcomersclub.ca or by contacting newcomersclubottawa@gmail.com. • Old Time Fiddle Music & Dance - East Osgoode Greely Assoc, First Friday of each month, invites & welcome all Musicians, Dancers & Listeners. Greely Community Centre, 1448 Meadow Drive, Greely.For additional info call 613 489-2697.

• 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 myrnaj@rogers.com 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, discipleship@trinitybiblechurch.ca

• 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. • 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.

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Irene Simm was the winner of the 2019 Manotick Shiverfest Photo Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “Winter Garden”, and Simm took this photo from the back of her house, looking onto the back channel of the Rideau. The entry was printed and framed by Greg Newton Photography and was displayed in the Manotick Legion last month. A $50 gift certificate to Home Hardware was also provided to the winner through the sponsorship of Manotick Gardens and Landscaping.

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Ghamari celebrates International Women’s Day throughout Carleton riding By Jeff Morris It was a day of celebration throughout the Carleton riding as Progressive Conservative MPP Goldie Ghamari hosted three events Friday,

March 8 for International Women’s Day. Ghamari hosted a breakfast at Danby’s Roadhouse in Richmond, a lunch at the Stittsville Legion, an afternoon tea with Councillor George

Darouze in Metcalfe and an appetizer event with Councillor Carol Anne Meehan at the Rideauview Community Centre in Riverside South. “Two weeks ago, I got an invitation to attend an

Susan Rabb, Christine Lunn, Wanda Bowes and Nellie O’Hara were among those who enjoyed the International Women’s Day breakfast at Danby’s hosted by Carleton MPP Goldie Ghamari.

International Women’s Day event from a City Councillor in Ottawa, and my staff asked if I wanted to go,” explained Ghamari. “And my immediate response was why aren’t we hosting our own International Women’s Day Breakfast in the riding?” Ghamari and her staff went to work to put together four events to celebrate International Women’s Day in the riding. The breakfast at Danby’s drew women of all ages from Richmond, Manotick and throughout the riding. The response to the initiative and the events was extremely positive. Ghamari said that with only two weeks notice, she was hoping the breakfast in Richmond would draw 20 people. More than 100 attended. “We had a lot of online reservations and a lot of walkins,” Ghamari said. “All of the feedback I received was really positive. People are appreciative that we are hosting events to celebrate local, rural and community women.” As the daughter of Canadian immigrants who would become a lawyer and then a Member of Provincial Parlia-

ment, International Women’s Day holds a special spot for Ghamari. “To me, it’s an important recognition of all the work that women have done,” Ghamari said. “A lot of time we focus on some of the bigger names, but often, especially in rural communities, women work very hard and they are the backbone of a lot of families. They are the reason that we can all advance in our lives. This is a great chance to celebrate and give back and show our appreciation.” Ghamari was excited over the cross section of women

who attended the event. There were corporate executives, retired people, and even school children who came to the event to join in the celebration. “Part of the reason I like to host community events is that it gives me the opportunity to meet new people,” Ghamari said. “It gives me a boost of energy. I made sure to visit every table and sit down and chat with everyone, and I have received some excellent feedback, as well as some great ideas that I am looking forward to taking back to the Premier.”

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The MessengerSports Malhotra posts two playoff shutouts for Minor Pee Wee A Silver Seven Ottawa Valley Silver Seven A Hockey

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On Feb. 19, the Silver Seven faced off against Cumberland and lost 3-2 in the opening game of their second round series. Cole Krottner scored both Silver Seven goals with Talan Bowes earning an assist. The teams went at it again Feb. 23 at the Cavanagh Sensplex, with the Grads picking up a 4-2 win. Deklan Marks and Cole

The Ottawa Valley Silver Seven won their second straight playoff game over the Nepean Raiders Feb. 22, earning a 4-1 win. Caleb Scott, Elliott Bondy, Mathew Thompson and Charlie

Sheppard scored for the Silver Seven. Benjamin Diffey and Carter Downs each had two assists, with one each going to Bondy, Dmitri Barresi and Noah Johnson. Nathan Carlson was the winning goalie. On Sun., Feb. 24, the Silver Seven edged the Ottawa Sting 3-2. Caleb Scott scored from Adam Miller in the first, but then the Sting responded with two goals in the second period. Scott scored a power play goal from Miller to tie the score. In the third, Carter Downs scored the winning goal on the power

play from Avery Schoenhofen and Charlie Sheppard, and goalie Noel Carr shut the door the rest of the way. Next up for the Silver Seven was the Kanata Blazers, who beat the Silver Seven 4-1 Feb. 27. Avery Schoenhofen scored from Carter Downs and Charlie Sheppard.

second period, and in the third, Jackson Legault scored from Jordan Perrier. With the Sting leading 3-2 in the third, Stevens scored a power play goal from Braydon Lindsay to tie the score, and then completed his hat trick with a goal from Jackson Legault. Dante Dinardo was the winning goalie. On Feb. 23, the Silver Seven doubled the Sting 4-2.

Jordan Perrier scored from Chris Neil in the first period, and then the Silver Seven netted three goals in the second. Graydon Mears scored a power play goal from Neil and Perrier; Carter Stevens scored from Caleb Bourne and Jackson Legault; and Xavier Goussis scored from Braydon Lindsay and Jackson Taylor. Ryan Milbury was the winning goalie.

The Sting bounced back Feb. 26 with a 5-4 win. Carter Stevens had two goals and an assist, with Jackson Legault and Jordan Perrier also scoring. Nolan Boal, Caleb Bourne and Graydon Mears added assists. The Silver Seven then faced Gloucester Feb. 28, tying 2-2. Jackson Taylor scored both Silver Seven goals. The first was

Krottner scored for the Silver Seven with assists going to Liam Bartlett and Talan Bowles. The Grads won another 4-2 game Feb. 26. Cole Krottner had an unassisted goal and Callum Robertson scored from Miller Zavitske.

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On Feb. 20, the Silver Seven opened up their series with the Ottawa Sting with a 4-1 win. Cullen Campbell-Hill and Reid Bishop each had a goal and an

assist, while Connell Trenholm and Max Manninen also scored. Rowan Boivin was the winning goalie. The teams faced each other again Feb. 23, and shutout goaltending by Sammy Malhotra led the Silver Seven to a 2-0 win. After two scoreless periods, Reid Bishop scored from Carter Dolliver early in the third, and then Rowan Casey scored from Riley von Zuben and William Rene de Cotret. The Sting bounced back Feb. 25 with a 2-1 win. William Rene de Cotret scored the only

Silver Seven goal in the first period from Reid Bishop and Carter Dolliver. On Feb. 28, the Silver Seven shut out the Sting 3-0. Sammy Malhotra picked up the shutout for the Silver Seven. After two scoreless periods, Ella Malloy finally scored from William Rene de Cortet late in the third period. The Silver Seven added two empty net goals, as Cullen Campbell-Hill scored from Liam Mark, and Rowan Casey added an unassisted goal.

on the power play from Caleb Bourne and Carter Stevens, and the second was from Owen Devlin.

at the Bell Arena Feb. 24, with the Silver Seven earning yet another 2-1 win. Kyle Cameron scored from Parker Evens in the first period for the Silver Seven. With the score tied at 1-1, Joe Devlin scored the winning goal late in the third period from Kyle Cameron. Evan Malherbe was the winning goalie. On Feb. 26, the Silver Seven and the Raiders tied 2-2. Lucas Serjak scored an unassisted goal in the second period, and Callum Forde scored from Spencer Evans and Serjak in the third.

Stevens scores two in third period to lead Silver Seven to 4-3 win Major Atom AA

Carter Stevens scored a pair of goals late in the third period as the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven opened up their second round playoff series with a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Sting. Stevens scored an unassisted goal in the

Cavallin has 14 points in series, but Cyclones fall to Jr. 67s Upper Canada Cyclones Report

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The Upper Canada Cyclones scored four third period goals as they opened the playoffs with a 6-4 win over the Ottawa Jr. 67s Feb. 21. Adam Cavallin had the hat trick and added an assist, while Ryan Rutley had two goals and an assist. Andrew O’Connor also scored. Lucas Veilleux had two asssits, with one each going to Tanner Fennell, Jesse Lumsden and Quinton Burns. Matthew Saari was the winning goalie. On Feb. 23 in Kemptville, the Cyclones beat the Jr. 67s 6-3. Cavallin had five points with two goals and three assists. Veilleux and Rutley each had three points, with Veilleux

scoring two and assisting one, and Rutley scoring one and assisting on two. Travis Ouellette also scored. Tanner Fennell, Andrew O’Connor, Adam Viau and Quinton Burns also had assists. Matthew Saari was the winning goalie. On Feb. 25, the 67s rebounded with a 4-2 win. Lucas Veilleux scored both Cyclones goals with Ryan Rutley earning an assist. On March 2 in Kemptville, the 67s earned a 7-2 win. Jesse Lumsden and Adam Cavallin scored with Wade Gagnon and Tristan Caldwell earning assists. The 67s won their third straight game of the series March 3 as they beat the Cyclones 5-3.

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Lumsden, Cavallin and Rutley scored with Cavallin, Veilleux and Ouellette earning assists. On March 5, the Cyclones stayed alive with a 3-1 win in Cardinal. Rutley, Veilleux and Viau all scored with Burns and Lumsden adding assists. Saari was the winning goalie. The 67s would win March 7 by a 4-1 score to win the series 8-6 in points. Cavallin scored the only Cyclones goal from Burns. Cavallin had 14 points in the series with eight goals and six assists.

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The Upper Canada Cyclones opened the Hockey Eastern Ontario AAA playoffs with a 5-2 loss against the Ottawa Jr. 67s at the Sandy Hill Arena. Dawson Coleman scored an unassisted goal while Sydney Loreto scored from Spencer Fennell. The teams met again Feb. 24 ina Spencerville and tied 2-2. Skyler Beks had an unassisted goal, while Rory Gilmour scored a power play goal from Quinn Beauchesne and Kieren Dervin. The Cyclones evened up the series with a 2-1 win over the 67s Feb. 27. Skyler Beks and Nathan Seed both had a goal and an assist, while Quinn Beauchesne and Giovanni Utano also had assists. Jaden Cholette was the winning goalie. On March 3, the 67s bounced back with a 3-2 win in Kemptville. Quinn Beauchesne scored from Gavin Clarke and Cole Shephardson in the first, and Sydney Loreto scored from Nathan Seed in the third. The 67s won again March 3 as they blanked the Cyclones 3-0.

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The Silver Seven opened their second round playoff series with Nepean Feb. 22 in Carleton Place with a 2-1 win. Joe Devlin and Austin Burrill scored for the Silver Seven with assists going to Ben Neil, Kyle Cameron and Spencer Evans. Rowan Correia was the winning goalie. The teams faced off again

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Minor Atom B The Osgoode Richmond Romans scored three unanswered goals in the third period to earn a comefrom-behind 3-2 win over the Mississippi Thunder Kings in their Ottawa B Minor Hockey League playoff game in Richmond Feb. 23. Trailing 2-0 in the third period, Jack Kean scored a pair of goals to tie the score. James Haggar and Justin Walker assisted the first goal, while Haggar and Chase Polenski assisted the tying goal. Colton Hart scored the winning goal with just 15 seconds left to play, with Polenski and Eddie Jaquemet earning assists. Maximus Courville was the winning goalie. On Sun., March 3, the Romans lost 3-1 to the Gloucester-Orleans Blues. James Haggar scored an unassisted goal for Osgoode Richmond.

Major Atom B

The Osgoode Richmond Romans took on the Clarence-Rockland Crush Wed., Feb. 20 and lost 6-1. Colin Dashnay scored the lone Romans goal, unassisted in the third period. On Feb. 24, the Romans fell 3-1

to the West Carleton Crusaders in Osgoode. Gus Crogie scored the Romans goal from Cooper King and Marcus Easton.

Minor Pee Wee B

Jimmy Boyd picked up the shutout as the Minor Pee Wee Romans edged the Cassleman-Embrun Ice Dogs 1-0 in Richmond Feb. 23. Duncan O’Connor scored the game’s only goal in the second period from James Major and Duncan Jaquemet.

Major Pee Wee B

On Feb. 24 in Manotick, the Osgoode Richmond Romans won their fourth straight playoff game with a 4-1 win over Casselman-Embrun. Luke Shewfelt, Tristan Easton, Garrett Rochon and Gabriel Carty were the goal scorers with Shewfelt, Paul Beaudry, Callum MacArthur, Marra Klassen and Jake Fisher earning assists. Aidan Gravelle was the winning goalie. The Romans travelled to Clarence Creek on Feb. 27 but lost 2-1 for the Clarence-Rockland Crush. Michael Chenier scored an unassisted goal for the Romans. On Sun., March 3, the Romans scored three times in the third per-

iod in a 4-1 win over the Mississippi Thunder Kings. Garrett Rochon had a goal and an assist with Gabriel Carty, Carson Nixon and Luke Shewfelt also scoring. Callum MacArthur and Alexander Oster each had two assists with Marra Klassen adding one. Peter Blythe was the winning goalie and added an assist on Shewfelt’s empty net goal.

Minor Bantam B

On Feb. 22, the Romans faced the Ottawa Sting and dropped a 4-1 decision. Wyatt Carr scored an unassisted goal for the Romans. The Romans bounced back Mon., Feb. 25 in Manotick with a 5-1 win over the West Carleton Crusaders. John Hardie, Antonio Caparelli, James Yang, Wyatt Carr and Marco Borrello all scored for the Romans. Shaun Clost had two assists with one each going to Carr, Xavier, Walrond, Graeme Hollinger, Cole Haughton, David Kean and Carson Richer. Jaiden Veige was the winning goalie.

Major Bantam B

On Fri., Feb. 22 at the Barbara Ann Scott Arena, the Romans were beaten 6-1 by the West Ottawa Golden Knights in their playoff game.

Sam Fisher scored a first period goal from Owen Chatland, but after that, it was all Knights with six unanswered goals. The Major Bantam Romans were in action again Feb. 24 at the Bell Sensplex as they were shut out 2-0 by Kanata. The Romans rebounded Feb. 27 in Richmond with a 5-4 win over Cumberland. Brady Sinclair scored the winning goal with 29 seconds remaining, with Alex Hotte and Logan MacArthur earning assists. Sinclair, Sam Fisher and Gavin Hodges each finished with a goal and an assist, with Ethan Mulligan and Matthew Levecque also scoring. Shaun Clost had two assists with Hotte, MacArthur, Connor Strampel, Connor Gorman, Gavin Pomponio and Grant Borutski all picking up one assist. Riley Hogan was the winning goalie.

Minor Midget B

The Romans scored a pair of third period goals to come back and beat Kanata 2-1 in their playoff game Feb. 28. Carter Edwards scored both Romans goals with Matthew Kozak, Nolan Edwards and Tristan Hotte picking up assists. Connor Egan was the winning goalie.

Manotick’s Cole Dennison is a rookie with the CCHL’s Kemptville 73’s. Dennison, who just turned 17, participated in the Little League World Series in 2013 with East Nepean Eagles. He is also a graduate of the Upper Canada Cyclones AAA hockey program. Dennison has three goals and 13 assists in his first full season of Junior A hockey. His older brother, Liam, is currently playing with the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL. He will attend Merrimack College in the fall. Mike Carroccetto photo



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