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Pots of seedlings sit comfortably (within a shelter) under a cover of snow on Christina Key’s back deck. Most native plants need the cold of winter and the moisture of snow to germinate. Photo: Christina Keys

Winter Sowing: Growing native flowers from seed for free

Manor Park greenthumb Christina Keys outlines how winter sowing help boost native species After moving into our townhouse on Dunbarton… Continue reading “Winter Sowing: Growing native flowers from seed for free”

Ukranian family Iryna Yuchkova, right, and her daughter Victoria arrived in Ottawa in early October,

Courage carries displaced Ukrainian family to Manor Park

Thanks to Dagmara Brunst, a generous and welcoming Manor Park resident, a Ukrainian mother and her daughter were able to… Continue reading “Courage carries displaced Ukrainian family to Manor Park”

Consider carving out a bit of time to help your community

From the desk of Manor Park Community Association President Natalie Belovic As I write this month’s column, the first word… Continue reading “Consider carving out a bit of time to help your community”

New Manor Park community association focused on local renters and tenants

New community association to focus on needs of tenants

This article is by Ayse Comeau, co-founder of the Manor Park Tenant Union. After unsuccessful attempts to make our local… Continue reading “New community association to focus on needs of tenants”

Manor Park Rock the Block festival in October 2022

Searching for Manor Park’s communal ‘water cooler’

The office water cooler has been a well-known interactive meeting place. The water cooler can be the proverbial information-gathering place,… Continue reading “Searching for Manor Park’s communal ‘water cooler’”

Local winners in council and trustee election races

The following candidates were elected Oct. 24 as City of Ottawa councillors and school board trustees representing the Manor Park… Continue reading “Local winners in council and trustee election races”

Mayoral candidates discuss interprovincial bridge during Oct. 17 streamed debate

The contentious issue of truck traffic and a new interprovincial bridge was tackled during an Ottawa mayoral candidates debate Oct… Continue reading “Mayoral candidates discuss interprovincial bridge during Oct. 17 streamed debate”