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Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest — it’s a party!The past couple weeks have been great for music lovers in Ottawa. Both the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival and Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest have announced their lineups! These are ...
Created on 16 February 2011
Internet sensation Wilbur Sargunaraj visited Ottawa over the first week of Winterlude and filmed his latest video — The Canada Song — on the Rideau Canal Skateway, in front of Parliament Hill ...
The Tutor aircraft as it was being raised to the ceiling.There is no better time to celebrate Canada’s rich aviation heritage and contribution to the field of aviation and aerospace than at the Canada ...
Created on 02 November 2010
That's "The Château" (centre) and "DND" (right) in the background of this photo of skating on "The Canal." Read the text for a translation! If you’re a visitor to Ottawa, you might not recognize everything ...
Fall colours in Ottawa's Glebe neighbourhood. I love the autumn! Crisp clear days, great produce at local farmers’ markets and beautiful fall colours! I happened to be walking in the Glebe neighbourhood ...
Created on 01 October 2010
Scotiabank Place, home of the Ottawa Senators. The winner will receive two tickets to attend a game! (Credit: Ottawa Senators Hockey Club)Feelin’ lucky? Test your skill with the fun new online matching ...
Who says UNESCO World Heritage sites don’t play great together? This summer, the friendly cooperation between Canada and China continued full force as the Great Wall of China and the Rideau Canal partook ...
As summertime winds down into back-to-school time, I thought I’d review a few family-friendly treats that you might want to explore. Ottawa is an extremely family-friendly destination – major museums have ...
Created on 13 August 2010
I admit it — I really look forward to Fortissimo each year. This is a free event held each August by the Ceremonial Guard, the same group that performs the Changing the Guard ceremony each morning ...
The Ottawa Folk Festival not only has great music, it has great sunsets over the Ottawa River!You may be familiar with the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (on till August 7), or the Casino ...
Last year's début of the Musical Breeze Bike Parade was well attended!The third annual Rideau Canal Festival runs this weekend, from Friday, July 30 through Monday, August 2. While all of Ontario has Monday ...
Created on 22 July 2010
Like my previous post on the weird collection of photos that end up on my BlackBerry, sometimes I hear about so many cool events, it’s hard to keep track. Here are a few, all coming up in the next couple ...
... While they follow the original texts, they also add a liberal dose of pop culture references that keeps the audience’s attention. And while their “stage” is often a sheet, a series of boxes and decidedly ...
Created on 19 July 2010
My job and my interests bring me to some pretty cool places in and around Ottawa. Sometimes I have a camera handy; other times I rely on my BlackBerry to take a snap so the moment isn’t lost forever. However, ...
Recent media coverage of Ottawa has done a good job of showing off Ottawa’s attributes. A July 11 travel article in the Washington Post described Ottawa as “Canada’s cool capital.” Journalist Michael ...
Created on 07 July 2010
Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest -- one of the side stages between the Canadian War Museum and the Ottawa River, with Parliament Hill in the distance.Last night, the incredibly popular Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest began ...
Created on 30 June 2010
Canada Day comes each July 1 and nobody celebrates like Ottawa! Hundreds of thousands of people congregate on Parliament Hill, Major’s Hill Park and Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau — the official sites ...
Created on 28 June 2010
When you see the barbed wire, you're close!The Diefenbunker, Canada’s Cold War Museum, is easily one of my favourite attractions in Canada’s capital region. Located about a half-hour’s drive west of the ...
Governor General Michaëlle Jean inspects the Ceremonial GuardToday on Parliament Hill, Governor General Michaëlle Jean inspected the men and women who are members of the Ceremonial Guard. The Ceremonial ...
Created on 16 June 2010
Mark your calendars — you won’t want to miss the unveiling of the Oscar Peterson statue outside the National Arts Centre on June 30. Who’s attending? None other than Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal ...

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