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Fall is here and pumpkins are popping up everywhere. When most people think “pumpkin”, they think of pumpkin pie or carving one up for Halloween. But that is unfortunate! This food has a lot going for it nutritionally yet is one of the most neglected healthy foods.
The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study (ONS) provides data on strengths and challenges for each neighbourhood in Ottawa. Evidence is mounting that the neighbourhoods and communities in which we live affect not only our health but also the gap in health between rich and poor.
Please see attached memo regarding the Community Support Service (CSS) agencies of Eastern Ottawa, Western Ottawa and Rural Ottawa South pilot program, in partnership with OC Transpo, that will provide wheelchair accessible transportation services for individuals travelling within the rural areas of Ottawa.
Cumberland Village Heritage Museum is the stage, as 19th century New England, for the movie ‘Tell the World’. This Australian production about the origins of the Seventh Day Adventists was shooting on location at Upper Canada Village in recent weeks, and this week in the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. “We discovered a pioneer village in Canada that is practically perfect to tell our story in,” says Mr. Portbury.
Group homes are set up to accommodate people who for one reason or another cannot look after themselves adequately, usually because of some form of disability. In these homes professional staff supervise their activities and maintain a comfortable, but secure, environment.
The Cumberland Community Association is holding a BIG BOOK SALE at the Farmer's Market on Saturday to support the Kidney Foundation.
Donations can be made on Saturday morning from 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Drop off your used books and pick up some leisure reading material for those long sunny summer days, then stop by to have a coffee and breakfast at the Market Café. There are great vendors with an incredible array of products waiting to enjoy a chat. Come and meet your neighbours and find out who lives in your community.
In the decades to come, Cumberland Village will become a resilient, complete, and distinctly historic rural Village. Key community destinations and neighbourhoods will be strongly connected by scenic paths and a small but vibrant mixed-use core will be supported by surrounding residents. The unique combination of Cumberland’s historic charm, surrounding agricultural landscape and renowned farmers market will make Cumberland Village a day trip destination for the broader region.