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Museum lecture with space experts answers Ottawa’s moon questions

It took 25 days of the 2024 calendar year for the first full moon of the cycle to appear in the sky. Coincidentally, for Ottawa residents interested in this mysterious celestial object, that evening offered the opportunity to have all their questions answered. The Ingenium Foundation hosted a lecture titled “Lunar Exploration: Past and Present” at the Canadian Space and…

News

High rises on Carling get green light despite fears of impact on Experimental Farm

Ottawa’s Planning and Housing Committee found itself caught in a battle between the province’s ongoing housing crisis and concerns about food research at the Central Experimental Farm during its meeting Sept. 20. Housing won the day. At issue was the approval of a zoning by-law amendment at 1081 Carling Ave. The amendment included a proposal for the construction of two…

Community

Waiting for the dough: One Ontario family’s life in limbo on the list for autism services

There are just more that 53,000 places in the Rogers Centre for eager baseball fans supporting the Toronto Blue Jays. Replace each fan with a child on Ontario’s waitlist for autism services and there still wouldn’t be enough room.  The Durand-Shea family of the Durham region occupies three of those seats. As the mother of seven-year-old triplet boys who are…