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What’s driving Kitchissippi’s barbershop boom?

This article was originally printed in the Kitchissippi Times on Feb. 4, 2016 Kitchissippi is a place where small businesses have learned they can thrive through the support of a loyal community, and it’s here that the classic barbershop has…
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Community comes together for the 10th anniversary of Mitzvah Day

This article was first published in the Kitchissippi Times on Feb.4, 2016 For the tenth year running, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa (JFO) is bringing their annual Mitzvah Day celebration to the Soloway Jewish Community Centre (JCC). Simply put, Mitzvah…
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The Late Show…. with Eric Coates (and friends!)

This article was originally printed in the Kitchissippi Times on Nov. 12, 2015 Eric Coates, Artistic Director at the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC), is trying his hand at a pilot project that puts an emphasis on community outreach. Suitably…
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Ramping up accessibility in Kitchissippi

This article was first published in the Kitchissippi Time on Nov. 12, 2015 While permanent accessibility fixtures can be costly to small businesses and bylaws difficult to navigate, there is a local organization providing a solution for businesses throughout Ottawa….
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The Man Behind the Glass: An Interview with Dominic Bercier

Originally published on cuppajoebooks.tumblr.com on January 30, 2015.  It has been my pleasure, over the last few weeks, to be in correspondence with Dominic Bercier, the man who leads a busy double life as president and co-founder of Mirror Comics,…
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