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UPDATE: Mayor wants a say on future of Canadian Tire Centre

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says he wants to work with the Ottawa Senators to ensure that Stittsville and Kanata aren’t forgotten if the hockey team ends up moving to Lebreton Flats.

“I am also very mindful of the potential economic loss to Stittsville, Kanata and the West End of our City should the Canadian Tire Centre be relocated. I will work with the Ottawa Senators organization, West end councillors, businesses and residents to ensure that appropriate options are being developed to help make up for the loss of the arena,” he wrote in a letter last week to city council. Continue reading


Helicopter fly-by over Canadian Tire Centre on Monday night

(Via the City of Ottawa)

West end commuters and residents around the Canadian Tire Centre can expect to see a Canadian Armed Forces CH-146 Griffon flying over the area between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. tonight. A member of the Canadian Armed Forces will be rappelling from the helicopter. The activity is being filmed for the Ottawa Senators annual celebration of Canadian Armed Forces night on November 2.


LETTER: “We thought it was an earthquake”

Re: NOTEBOOK: Mystery blasting could be from nearby quarry

I am a new resident with a house on Carp Road near Rothbourne. Two weeks ago, the house shook and we thought it was an earthquake. However it was too short and no after shocks.

Last Friday I noticed that the drains in the house were making strange noises. On the weekend, the kitchen sink would not empty so I went downstairs and it looked like the septic tank was backing up. Continue reading