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Read this issue of the Manotick Messenger.



Fri. March 15, 2018



Carleton MPP Goldie Ghamari shares a visit with Betty Bulmer during her International Women’s Day Breakfast at Danby’s Roadhouse in Richmond Friday. The breakfast was one of four events hosted by Ghamari in the Carleton riding Friday to celebrate International Women’s Day. For the full story, see page 16.
Jeff Morris photo
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Taking care of Manotick’s eyes for three generations
The team at Manotick Eye Doctors is ready to take care of any and all eye problems you or someone in your family many have. Pictured are Dr. Peter Fowler, Carol Cameron, Kelly Harvey, Dr. Ellen Isok and Kerrie Ann Dooley (seated). Not pictured are Candace Cameron, Heather Avon, Patricia Sewell, Dr. Bryanna Wood and Dr. Tanya D’Cruz.
Jeff Morris photo
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Music and art come together in show at
Manotick United Church
There is a wonderful show coming to the Manotick United Church on Saturday, March 23, Sonic Palette, the brain-child of Terry Tufts and his wife, Kathryn Briggs.  It is a tribute to Canadian artist, Tom Thomson, and consists of original music by The Algonquin Ensemble and visuals of Thomson’s artwork
See page 14


Local commuters one step closer to light rail as Phase 2 approved
See page 2


In the News

Shiverfest photo winner



Irene Simm was the winner of the 2019 Manotick Shiverfest Photo Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “Winter Garden”, and Simm took this photo from the back of her house, looking onto the back channel of the Rideau. The entry was printed and framed by Greg Newton Photography and was displayed in the Manotick Legion last month.  A $50 gift certificate to Home Hardware was also provided to the winner through the sponsorship of Manotick Gardens and Landscaping.
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Manotick’s Cole Dennison is a rookie with the CCHL’s Kemptville 73’s. Dennison, who just turned 17, participated in the Little League World Series in 2013 with East Nepean Eagles. He is also a graduate of the Upper Canada Cyclones AAA hockey program. Dennison has three goals and 13 assists in his first full season of Junior A hockey. His older brother, Liam, is currently playing with the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL. He will attend Merrimack College in the fall.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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