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Burris shows up at Redblacks practice, jokes with ex-teammates

Burris shows up at Redblacks practice, jokes with ex-teammates

Jean-Marc Leger August 8, 2017 0

Henry Burris didn’t think much of it when he sent out a tweet, then another, then another on Sunday. The message: “You can’t take the leadership of a team away and expect the same

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Ottawa kayaker wins gold in honour of her late grandmother

Ottawa kayaker wins gold in honour of her late grandmother

Jean-Marc Leger August 8, 2017 0

Lexy Vincent was well prepared for her first women’s kayak race Monday at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, but she stored a little extra motivation in her heart. The 20-year-old Rideau Canoe Club

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Kontinuum’s opening week draws more than 15,000 visitors

Kontinuum’s opening week draws more than 15,000 visitors

Jean-Marc Leger July 24, 2017 0

More than 15,000 people checked out the Kontinuum underground multimedia show in its opening week, organizers say. The unique Ottawa 2017 event takes visitors into the unfinished Lyon LRT station for an immersive sound

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Pageau avoids arbitration and signs three-year deal

Pageau avoids arbitration and signs three-year deal

Jean-Marc Leger July 17, 2017 0

The Ottawa Senators have avoided going to arbitration with centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau. The Senators centre, who had a standout performance in the playoffs, agreed to a three-year, $9.3 million contract Monday with a cap

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Woman sues Barrhaven slo-pitch league for $1M

Woman sues Barrhaven slo-pitch league for $1M

Jean-Marc Leger July 17, 2017 0

It was the day slo-pitch in Barrhaven turned ugly, when scoring a run for an out-of-control runner meant bowling over the catcher at home plate, leaving her with permanent injuries, according to a $1-million

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CAUZ: 5 REASONS THE CALGARY/OTTAWA REMATCH WILL BE EVEN BETTER

CAUZ: 5 REASONS THE CALGARY/OTTAWA REMATCH WILL BE EVEN BETTER

Jean-Marc Leger June 28, 2017 0

Now THAT is how you start a season! Week 1 saw an emotionally repressed Darian Durant going nuts after a last-second win over his former team, Ricky Ray throwing for over 500 yards and looking

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Vancouver Canucks fared well, Edmonton Oilers did even better: Grading the Canadian teams at the NHL draft

Vancouver Canucks fared well, Edmonton Oilers did even better: Grading the Canadian teams at the NHL draft

Jean-Marc Leger June 28, 2017 0

For the first time in a while, Canadian teams were not the talk of the draft. There was no Nico versus Nolan debate in Edmonton or Toronto. Winnipeg chose to move down — not

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Fourth-inning outburst carries Ottawa Champions to win over Cuban team

Fourth-inning outburst carries Ottawa Champions to win over Cuban team

Jean-Marc Leger June 18, 2017 0

A six-run rally in the fourth inning carried the Ottawa Champions to a 9-3 victory against the Cuban National Team in a Can-Am League baseball game at RCGT Park on Saturday night. Tyson Gillies

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Chris Neil and the Senators head their separate ways

Chris Neil and the Senators head their separate ways

Jean-Marc Leger June 18, 2017 0

Chris Neil has suited up for his final game with the Ottawa Senators. It’s the end of an era, indeed. In a move that isn’t a surprise after he played only a limited role

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Making race weekend more ‘special’ key to sustain numbers, director John Halvorsen says

Making race weekend more ‘special’ key to sustain numbers, director John Halvorsen says

Jean-Marc Leger May 30, 2017 0

First the good news: Total runners/participants in Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend numbered 43,148, according to an official figure released Sunday. Now the not so good news: That was down about 3,000 from last year

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