The Centretown Citizens Community Association is appealing council’s approval of a condo complex at 96 Nepean St. to the Ontario Municipal Board.
A little known branch of martial arts has made its home in Centretown. The traditional martial arts known as eskrima is a weapons-based fighting style that originated from the Philippines. Centretown resident Marc Carriere has been teaching the fighting style in Ottawa for 10 years. Centretown News watched one of his classes at the McNabb Community Centre to learn more about the traditional Filipino martial arts.