When newly re-elected Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Jim Watson joined the victory celebrations for fellow Liberal Yasir Naqvi, he found the Ottawa Centre candidate basking in the light of flashing cameras.
In the past few years, a trip to the supermarket has become a political statement. Perhaps, like voting, it should now be considered a civic duty.
St. Andrew’s Church, 82 Kent St., at Wellington will hold a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. On sale will be books, clothing, household items and small appliances. Call 613-232-9042.
A Science FunFest marking National Science and Technology Week, Oct. 12-21, will be held at Natural Resources Canada’s Booth Street Complex (at Carling Avenue) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The FunFest is an open house where children and their parents can enjoy more than 50 exhibits and free activities, including energy-efficient cars, a chocolate chip cookie mining expedition, identification of rocks and fossils and much more. For more information please visit www.nrcan.gc.ca/nstw-snst
The days of circling ads in local newspapers are over. Even online job databases are passé.