Category: News

Family Fun

Families enjoyed the fun and sun in Diamond Jubilee Park on the August 7 holiday Monday.  Thanks to the efforts of many volunteers, the  Findlay Creek Fun Day was a great success. Given the record rainfall we have had this spring and summer, everyone to full advantage of the good weather to get out of their…

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Familiar Faces

Summer is a great time for meeting up with friends and family.  It is also a time when people in our community get together to raise money for worthwhile causes. Earlier in the month, a golf tournament was hosted at Manderley on the Green in memory of Mark Lindsay.  The proceeds supported veterans being treated with post traumatic…

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Investment Stalls

Unlike other countries around the world, growth in investment on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has stalled in 2017. (Source:  The Economist 24 June 2017) Investors from Canada and around the world are sending a clear signal that they think the investment climate in Canada is poor under the Trudeau government.   In the United States,…

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Canada’s 150th Birthday

Across the country, people joined together to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the confederation of Canada.  Queen Victoria gave royal assent to the British North America (BNA) Act on March  28, 1867.  This gave birth to the Dominion of Canada 150 years ago on July 1, 1867.  At that time, four provinces were part of the confederation –…

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Community Spirit

Community spirit was evident across Carleton last weekend, June 3-4.  Whether it was people celebrating Dickinson Days in Manotick or participating in Doors Open Ottawa, the  enthusiasm was high and the pride in our community measurable. Dickinson Days kicked off with the parade and fireworks on Friday evening, followed on Saturday by a number of events around the…

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Canadians Are the Winners

Canadians are the winners of the leadership race of the Conservative Party of Canada as they will have a credible alternative to the Liberal government when they vote in 2019. What the voting on Saturday demonstrated is that conservative Canadians want a “big tent” party in which people of different backgrounds and beliefs can work together. …

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A Little Local History

The launch of Dickinson Square’s 2017 season was held on Saturday in Manotick.  A living part of local history, it is a great place to bring friends and family who want to spend an enjoyable few hours on the banks of the Rideau River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Watson’s Mill, was built in 1860 by…

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Carleton Polling Station

You can vote in person for the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada on May 27 at the polling station that is being hosted by the Carleton Conservative Association and the Kanata Carleton Conservative Association. The polling station at the Richmond Legion, 6430 Ottawa Street (west), Richmond will be open from 10 am until…

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Remembering Vimy Ridge

People across Canada came together today to remember the sacrifice made 100 years ago at the Battle of Vimy Ridge.  For the first time ever, all four Canadian Divisions of the Canadian Corps fought together. Although the Battle of Vimy Ridge is recognized as a “distinctly Canadian triumph” that helped to create “a stronger sense of…

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Only Two Weeks Left

In order to be eligible to vote for the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada you must be a member in good standing by Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  There are only two weeks left to get your membership in the Conservative Party of Canada if you want to help us elect the next leader….

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