Photo feature: Poutine Fest packs Sparks Street

Story and photos by Michael Timmermans The smell of french fry oil and gravy wafted above historic Sparks Street in Ottawa this past weekend. The outdoor pedestrian mall was the site of Poutine Fest, dubbed the “Great Canadian Fork Off.” The free event ran from Nov. 15 to 17 and...

Division champs eye playoff run

By Steven Smeall & Josh Wegman The Algonquin men’s soccer team was five minutes away from being handed their first regulation loss in three years, but managed to tie the game just a minute later. After clinching their division the day before, the Thunder took the opportunity...

Undefeated women narrowly miss title

By Steven Smeall A 2-2 draw for the Algonquin women’s soccer team versus Durham College on Sept. 27 may be what held them back from winning their division. A win in the game against Durham would have resulted in Algonquin tying Seneca College for first place, and as Algonquin led...

Dean Brody sold-out show makes history

By: Julia Vodyanyuk   Canadian country hit Dean Brody sold out the Algonquin Commons Theatre on Oct. 3 and performed to a crowd of close to 800 cowgirls and cowboys with guest Cory Marquardt. This is the first time the theatre has ever sold out a show since it opened. North...