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Week in Review

I had the great pleasure this past week to be a part of the Opening Ceremonies for the largest ever Special Hockey International Tournament that was held here at the Canadian Tire Centre and hosted by the Capital City Condors.  Thank you to Kanata South residents Jim and Shana Perkins for all they do to support the Capital City Condors and special hockey here in Ottawa!  The work they have done to grow this league while providing so much fun and rich memories for the children is truly amazing to witness.  A special mention needs to also go to Senators players – Kyle Turris and Patrick Wiercioch who give a lot of inspiration and time to the team.

About the Capital City Condors

The Capital City Condors are a family of hockey teams for those who are unable to play in any other league because of a developmental disability.  Players are age six and up of all ability levels.  The Condors have teams in Kanata, Gloucester, and Cambridge.  www.capitalcitycondors.org

About Special Hockey International

Officially launched in 1996, Special Hockey International aimed to create a hockey league for children and young adults living with developmental disabilities.  In the early days, there were just two players on the ice.  Today SHI has teams throughout North America and Europe, giving thousands of athletes the chance to lace up and play hockey.  Each year the SHI tournament attracts many teams to its four day festival. www.specialhockeyinternational.org

Kanata Leisure Centre Closure

Please note that the Kanata Leisure Centre will be closed for its yearly maintenance from March 23rd to March 29th, 2015.  The fitness areas will re-open on March 30th; and the pool will be open on April 13th, 2015.‎

 

Upcoming Events 

April 4th & 5th: Rogers Hometown Hockey will be coming to our community at the Kanata Recreation Complex.  This will be the only visit to Ottawa this season and will feature the Leafs against our Senators.  Enjoy a weekend of free events, play fun hockey activities, win great prizes and giveaways and much more!  More details about this event can be found in my column and on my website closer to the date.

April 15 to May 15: Spring Cleaning the Capital campaign.  Please register your clean up team for a chance to win great prizes and to show that your street, park, playground or whatever area you do is done.  For the last four years we have been named the cleanest part of the city and need your contribution to the effort to continue our winning streak.  If you contact my office, we can help register you and ensure you are in the draw.  Let’s work together to keep Kanata South beautiful and a great place to call home.

April 24 to 26: Capital Cleanup Weekend

Working for Kanata South:

It is my privilege to serve as your Councillor. Please feel free to contact my office with any concerns or comments, by phone: 613-580-2752, or by email: Allan.Hubley@ottawa.ca.  You can visit my website for more information: www.councillorallanhubley.ca or follow me on Twitter: @AllanHubley_23.