It took him 28 years in the public eye but Wayne Gretzky has finally done something controversial.
Centretown resident Scott McIntyre placed second in last year’s Carleton Cup, an annual charity ‘triathlon’ of skating, running and drinking. And despite fierce competition brought about by the event’s growing popularity, McIntyre says this time he’s going for gold.
eezing rain is falling on a frigid Ottawa evening, coating the streets and sidewalks in another layer of slick ice and making things very uncomfortable for the few skaters on the Rideau Canal. Despite his nickname, no one is happier than “Angry” Kris Carter.
Sitting shoulder to shoulder on a beige L-shaped couch, members of Ottawa’s Jewish and Arab communities chat and tell jokes as they pick at the food on paper plates. Others mill about the basement, hovering near the marble countertop where traditional delicacies lie waiting under cellophane wrap.