When Graham Ford joined the Rideau Speedeaus swimming club this year, it was a liberating experience for him. He was thrust into an ideal world where as a coach, he did not feel obligated to always explain his sexual orientation.
Month: February 2011
Metro YMCA gets new name after $2.2M donation
The Metro YMCA-YWCA has taken a new name following a $2- million donation made by businessmen Jim and Keith Taggart. Now known as the Taggart Family YMCA-YWCA, the donation is the largest in the 144-year history of the National Capital Region’s YMCA’s.
Viewpoint: Murray’s solution for Sens a band-aid when team needs surgery
They’re among the most feared words any diehard hockey fan will ever hear – fire sale. And we’re starting to hear them in Ottawa.
Local curling club churning out top-flight talent
The Ottawa Curling Club is getting a reputation of producing young talent capable of competing on the national and international stage.