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March 2017

By-Election Debate


Once again, your BHCA is hosting a debate in our riding!

When: March 29, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Colonel By GYMNASIUM (NOT Cafetorium) (2381 Ogilvie Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 7N4, Canada)

If you’d like to help:

There will also be a sign-up table at the debate.


There are currently 7 official (listed at Elections Canada as of March 21, 2017) candidates:

  1. Nira Dookeran
  2. Mona Fortier
  3. Adrian Papara
  4. Emilie Taman
  5. John "The Engineer" Turmel
  6. Christina Wilson
  7. Damien  Wilson

Submit your question(s) to the candidates [HERE]!

Finally, please bring a donation to help us offset the cost of this event. Thank you in advance!

Invited vs Confirmed

Here is a list of who has confirmed their attendance and those who've been invited:
  1. Nira Dookeran - invited
  2. Mona Fortier - Confirmed!
  3. Adrian Papara - Confirmed!
  4. Emilie Taman - Confirmed!
  5. John "The Engineer" Turmel - Confirmed!
  6. Christina Wilson - invited
  7. Damien  Wilson - invited
Have questions for them?

Submit your question(s) to the candidates [HERE]!



Join Capital United Summer Youth Development Program - May 13th to Sept 2nd!

2 sessions / week for Ages 6-11 at $190 ** 1 session / week for Ages 4-5 at $130.

Experienced Coaching under the direction of National B Licensed Club Head Coach, Raz El-Asmar.

Learn the essential skills and aptitudes that allow young players to build a lifelong enjoyment of soccer at the Rec, Comp and Elite Levels. 

*Register by March 31st and receive additional Training sessions during the month of April at no additional cost!

FC Capital United
(613) 695-2832

Big Beacon Hill Garage Sale!

Once again, your Beacon Hill Community association will be holding the Big Beacon Hill Garage Sale, where you can sell your old stuff, find some bargains, and then take part in the City of Ottawa's Giveaway Day. We'll do the adveritising for you, so sign up at Tell your friends and neighbours, we'll put you on our BBHGS map!. Details Below:

What: Big Beacon Hill Garage Sale
When: June 10th, 2017
Where: Beacon Hill South and North


Motorcycle Season is Coming (Yay!), so....
Why Do Motorcyclists Do That?!

Below is a great article that explains some motorcyclist actions.

"Motorcyclists get a bad rap from the car-driving public a lot of the time. Especially here in Canada where we only ride four months a year and cars are just not used to having us in their midst.

Motorcycling is baffling to most people already, what with the exposed body and high speeds and the danger and the injury rate and all.

So I often hear questions like, “Yeah, but why do bikers do this?!” from my friends and family. Well, here’s why:  "


La Machine Coming to Ottawa!

See the schedule here:

See the video here:


Robert Hopkins P.S. is pleased to announce that we have partnered with to host a $55 RAIN BARREL FUNDRAISER!

Each rain barrel includes a leaf and mosquito filter basket, an overflow adaptor, a spigot and an overflow hose.

Rain barrels are $55 each and must be pre-ordered online at

Pre-ordered rain barrels will be available for pick up on Saturday April 22nd from 10 AM to 2 PM at Robert Hopkins P.S. 2011 Glenfern Ave. Ottawa ON K1J 6H2.

Our goal is to raise money to help rejuvenate our kindergarten yard.

For more information, contact Margaret Rose: (

Please order today at


Fun Stuff

For the Love of Bacon (and Tacos)
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This Newsletter sponsored in part by Councillor Tim Tierney

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