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Main kitchen at Fairmont Château Laurier re-opens its doors to feed Ottawa's vulnerable households

Sylvain de Margerie, Chef Kent Van Dyk and Chef Joe Thottungal on the packaging line for Food for Thought Ottawa. (Photo via FFTO) (Via Food For Thought Ottawa) After being closed for months, the main kitchen at the Fairmont Château Laurier (FCL) will soon be alive again with the aromas and sounds of thousands of meals prepared in partnership with Food for Thought Ottawa (FFT). ...

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Ottawa-area based SchoolBOX recognizes Ottawa Councillor Diane Deans as its 500th international volunteer in Nicaragua

_ (via SchoolBox) _ On International Women’s Day, SchoolBOX is proud to announce that its 500th international volunteer in Nicaragua is Ottawa Councillor Diane Deans. She was part of an all-women volunteer team in February 2016 in Nicaragua. This team helped construct the 76th classroom for the Almonte-based charity with funds raised in Ottawa. ...