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A leg up…


Longfields Davidson Heights Secondary School runners Veronica Rozon and Lisa Zaher ham it up for a photo during the National Capital Secondary Schools Association western track meet at the terry Fox Athletic Facility Thursday, May 12. The meet served as a qualifier for this week’s city championships.
Jeff Morris photo
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Community comes together to green up a “true urban treasure” 
Jenna Swinwood of the Half Moon Bay Community Association was joined by her family as they planted trees along the Jock River.
Daniel Rogall photos
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Too early to tell if bones related student who went missing in 1994
Ottawa Police investigators were digging in front of a home on Cabrelle Place south of Barrhaven after what was believed to be a human jaw bone and vertebrae were unearthed by construction workers last week. Police say it’s too early to speculate or make connections to the 1994 disappearance of high school student Shaffiq Visram.
Jeff Morris photo
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Market Moments Celebration at Ross’ YIG nets $2,000 for food cupboard
Kelly Ross and the staff and guests at the Ross’ Your Independent Grocer made a $2,000 donation to the Barrhaven Food Cupboard Sunday.
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In the News

Boston Pizza to host Fire Safety Night in support of Fort McMurray


Boston Pizza in Barrhaven has been a destination for sports fans wanting to cheer on the Sens, Redblacks, Blue Jays and Raptors.
Jeff Morris photo
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Barrhaven BIA Top Shelf Ball Hockey Tournament a success
Josh Western of the Chargers warms up for the Top Shelf ball hockey tournament with some tricks.
Jeff Morris photo
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