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Replacing the Malakoff Ave. signs in preparation for ones bearing the new name of St. Laurent in 1951 is just one of the many tasks that preoccupied early Manor Park residents.Journal photo provided by Capital Press

Flashbacks from our past

Before the Second World War, young Manor Park was bush and open countryside in Gloucester Township. Apart from a few… Continue reading “Flashbacks from our past”

This bald eagle was spotted near the Rockcliffe Pkwy. Photo: Christine Hanrahan

Annual Christmas bird count draws local ‘watchers

Frances Legault highlights some of the birds spotted in the neighbourhood by Manor Park bird watchers during the annual Christmas bird count 2023

Manor Park bird watchers participating in the annual Christmas Bird Count this year had plenty to see. First started in… Continue reading “Annual Christmas bird count draws local ‘watchers”

Jairius Mangondo receives a gift from Santa at the Yule Manor Co-op Christmas celebration held December 17 2023. Photo: Doug Banks

Yule Manor Co-op holiday celebration prevails

A Yule Manor Co-op holiday tradition continued this year, thanks to quick-thinking from staff at the Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource… Continue reading “Yule Manor Co-op holiday celebration prevails”

OC Transpo route 17 is set to return in the spring of 2024. Until then, the only option for Manor Park bus riders is route 7. Photo: Wes Smiderle

Bus route 17 returning

OC Transpo’s route 17 is returning in some form this spring. OC Transpo temporarily suspended the old route 17 in… Continue reading “Bus route 17 returning”

Shop With Your Hero participant Ottawa Police Services Sgt. Stephen Plummer was among the first responders who brought kids on a ride in a police cruiser for some holiday shopping at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre. Photo supplied

Local children shop with cops

The Vanier Social Pediatric Hub, a Vanier Community Services Centre program, was happy to organize the second edition of the… Continue reading “Local children shop with cops”

Before-and-After-school in Manor Park Supervisor Amy Mombourquette, Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)
In 2021, Ski Heritage East Head Groomer Lyle Fair (right) works the Ginzu Groomer being towed by a Yahama snowmobile. (The group acquired a second Ginzu in 2022.) Photo supplied by Ski Heritage East

Gaspé trailhead funding gets city approval

Urban cross-country skiing boosted by approved funds

The new home of Manor Park Community Council (MPCC) could soon serve as a trailhead for the city’s extensive urban… Continue reading “Gaspé trailhead funding gets city approval”