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- Canadian National Figure Skating Championships: January 9-15, 2014: Celebrate the 100th anniversary of this national competition of men’s, women’s, pairs and ice dance events where it all began in 1914: Ottawa!
- Ottawa REDBLACKS: summer 2014: Ottawa rejoins the Canadian Football League with a new team in a revamped stadium at Lansdowne Park.
- War of 1812 monument: fall 2014: A striking new monument to commemorate the War of 1812 will be unveiled on Parliament Hill.
- Nordstrom’s and Simon’s coming to Rideau Centre: 2015: Ottawa’s downtown shopping centre will welcome two new large department stores, one American and one from Québec.
- Canada’s 150th birthday: throughout 2017: As the capital, Ottawa is the place to be for Canada’s sesquicentennial. Already announced for spring 2017: the unveiling of a new monument to former Governor General Lord Stanley and his famous hockey trophy the Stanley Cup, to be located on the Sparks Street Mall at Elgin Street.
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