Weekly O-Train Update

Work on the Ottawa Light Rail continues on. We have the latest update for you here, information courtesy of the City of Ottawa. The big news this week is that multiple trains are running in automatic test mode through uOttawa and Tunney's Pasture. Also, many decorative finishing touches are being made to the stations themselves. [...]

Weekly O-Train Update 2018-11-30T11:09:24-04:00

Our Evening with Carp Garden Services

We had our annual wreath-making evening with Carp Garden Services last night and fun was had by all! I think I say every client event is our favourite....but really they are all so good it's hard to choose. Last night was no exception. Taking place in the Show Barn at the Carp Fairgrounds, every year [...]

Our Evening with Carp Garden Services 2018-12-05T09:54:47-04:00

Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. If you're not aware, Giving Tuesday is a movement to give back particularly after the busy shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Created to harness the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring change to their communities....locally, nationally and internationally. Charities, companies [...]

Giving Tuesday 2018-11-27T10:21:45-04:00

Testing for Radon Gas

It is that time of year! Winter is the best time of year to test your home for radon gas. Here's what we know about radon gas and radon gas testing: Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas released when uranium in soil and/or rock breaks down. Radon is invisible, odourless and tasteless. Radon does [...]

Testing for Radon Gas 2018-11-22T13:55:43-04:00

New Rent Control Legislation in Ontario

The Ontario government has just released new legislation regarding rent control. Essentially as of now, if a newly-built OR newly-converted rental unit is occupied after today, it will not be subject to rent control. Here is the exact text to which it applies to: Rental units located in a building, mobile home park or land [...]

New Rent Control Legislation in Ontario 2018-11-19T10:47:21-04:00

Instant Pot Sunshine Lemon Chicken Chowder

Great for fighting that cold! I got that terrible cold this past week and this fabulous instant pot soup saved the day! I ate it for lunch...I ate it for dinner....then dinner again the next night, adding dumplings to it so that Harry wouldn't complain about the same thing so many days in [...]

Instant Pot Sunshine Lemon Chicken Chowder 2018-11-19T11:00:31-04:00

November 2018 Newsletter

The City of Ottawa installed the rink boards in Huntsman Park a few weeks ago and with the snow now here I am anxiously awaiting that wonderful sound of a puck hitting the boards and of children's laughter. I often will videotape these sounds and send them off to the mayor and [...]

November 2018 Newsletter 2018-11-22T13:10:56-04:00

Our Evening with Grace in the Kitchen

What a night! Again this year we had a fantastic evening on our annual event with Grace in the Kitchen and Serious Cheese. We had a great turn out this year and all of our clients and supporters enjoyed themselves. Highlights were, as always, the food, the company and the treats! Local kitchen and delicacy [...]

Our Evening with Grace in the Kitchen 2018-11-15T11:53:43-04:00

Weekly O-Train Update

Work and testing continue this week on Ottawa's much anticipated light rail system. Information and photos courtesy of the City of Ottawa. West Stations Tunney’s Pasture Station The wood ceiling installation nears completion; when completed, crews will  address mechanical and electrical finishes. Landscaping activities occur at the south perimeter of the station, along Scott Street. [...]

Weekly O-Train Update 2018-11-09T09:45:03-04:00

Remembrance Day 2018 in Ottawa

Remembrance Day is an important day throughout Canada and Ottawa, our Capital City, pays homage to our veterans with many events leading up to the day and on the day. This year, November 11, falls on a Sunday giving all a chance to remember the wars our country has fought and those who have fought [...]

Remembrance Day 2018 in Ottawa 2018-11-07T13:52:09-04:00