The three-year-old class at Stittsville Co-operative Nursery School enjoyed their visit to the Fire Station 81 on Stittsville Main Street last week. Firefighters Liz and Josh gave the kids a tour and let them try out some of the equipment.
If you were standing in front of Quitters during last Saturday’s Parade of Lights, you might have seen a little bit of holiday magic. Josh Gibeault, a volunteer firefighter from Stittsville’s Station 81, proposed to his longtime girlfriend Megan Faulkner, a nurse at the Granite Ridge Care Community.
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Ottawa firefighters helped welcome Max and his dad Andrew Sedmihradsky to Stittsville on Sunday. They’re on a 600-km bike ride from Ottawa to Hamilton along the Trans Canada Trail to raise money for research into a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Four-year-old Max has been diagnosed with the disease. You can learn more at Max’s Big Ride.
(Photos via Todd Horricks / Ottawa Fire Department.)
Here’s Josh, a volunteer firefighter from Station 81 on Stittsville Main Street. He took part in a dance-off at Shad Qadri’s party in the park. Skip ahead to 30 seconds, and then watch as he really gets going at around the one minute mark.