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Has’t a joyous Canada Day!

Organizers and the Royal Family of the Kingdom of Osgoode were among the participants in the Osgoode Canada Day Parade July 1. The Osgoode Medieval Festival runs from July 13-15 throughout the village and is expected to draw more than 10,000 people.
Jeff Morris Photo
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North Gower Canada Day
Lucas Foran had a sweet ride to the North Gower Canada Day festivities.
Gary Coulombe photo
Jeff Morris Photo
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Community draws McDonoughs to Manotick
Frank and Andrea McDonough are the new owners of the Your Independent Grocer in Manotick.
Jeff Morris Photo
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Canada Day Riverside South
It was a day of celebration Sunday, June 24 as Watson’s Mill hosted its inaugural Ice Cream Lawn Social in Dickinson Square. Ice cream, toppings, cake and strawberries were on the menu while Swampwater Dixieland Jazz Band supplied the entertainment. It was a family outing at its best.
Gary Coulombe photo
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In the News

St. Mark student overcomes stroke to succeed in the classroom

JSt. Mark student Liam Baumann credits a lot of people for helping him fight back and overcome the affects of suffering a stroke at the age of 14.
Messenger photo by
Phill Potter
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Dominion Day
Nicola Jackson and Alicia Torrington-Smith handed out maple leaf-shaped cookies to the several hundred visitors at Watson’s Mill July 1 for their Dominion day celebration. Those brave enough to go out in the record heat enjoyed a milling demonstration as well as confederation-era games and activities.
Jeff Morris Photo
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