rosy future for Bells Corners?

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Is Bells Corners going to the dogs?
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The future looks rosy to these kids, most of them Syrian refugees.
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Out with the old, in with the new: bar sledgehammered at the old Local Heroes.
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This jolly senior took a free ride from the heritage Belair Motel to the Canadian Tire.
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Fewer tourists in Bells Corners as the summer fades. These Newfies stayed a couple of nights at the Best Western – they loved walking from the hotel to the fabulous hiking trails in the Greenbelt.
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These visitors from Barrhaven enjoyed their meal at Scotty’s Corner(s) Diner.
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Renovations to make the Bells Corners library more accessible.
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Handmade sign to let people know the library is still open.
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A more effective sign ziptied to the pole would have saved the taxpayer a bundle – installing and removing an “official” temporary sign drives up costs needlessly.
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This cheerful volunteer spends hundreds of hours a year working on the landscaping at the Centennial Library.
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He rooted for the Blackhawks until his cousin got traded to the Habs this year.
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Andrew Shaw is probably the only current NHL player with a connection to Bells Corners.
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Wealthy landowners will cash in when Employment Lands changes allow residential development near General Dynamics and Bellwood.
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Greenbelt gobbled.
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Some want to consider developing agricultural land in the Greenbelt at Moodie/416.
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Should the politicians making the decisions be financed by the landowners and developers who will take the windfall profits?
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The planned Baseline busway skirts Bells Corners.
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Land near Bells Corners identified as possible future sites for a new hospital.
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Outside the Bells Corners gym.
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Breathtaking new business on the strip.
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They have lots of competition – female beauty services are a growth industry in Bells Corners.
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This guy is proud of his work getting the new Mexican place up and running.
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Bells Corners hasn’t had tacos and burritos since Loblaws turfed Bonita’s.
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This friendly fireman fought in the second Great Bells Corners Fire. He was showing off the special Bells Corners emergency response truck, one of three in Ottawa.
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It’s equipped for just about any crisis.
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Friday outside the liquor store is a great day to ask for help.
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These cheerful workers were sprucing up the Giant Tiger plaza.
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Bells Corners is just outside the intake protection zone where everyone’s supposed to be extra careful about dumping crap into the Ottawa River watershed.
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Flags at half-mast at Bells Corners’ biggest employer (currently around 700 defence industry workers) to show respect for a deceased employee.
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Many look forward to the Bells Corners Animal Hospital’s annual BBQ.
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The 2013 event was doggone amazing.
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The 2014 event featured prizes for the best-dressed dogs.
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These affable guys served up the dogs burgers.
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Dog-friendly masseuse.
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Special dog treats for (wo)man’s best friend.

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