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2014-2015Ottawa Visitor Guide

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2014-2015 Ottawa Visitor Guide
 

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One Jane's Walk will explore Ottawa's Little Italy neighbourhood, including viewing frescos by Guido Nincheri, called the Michelangelo of North America.Looking for a fun thing to do this weekend — beyond ...
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 ...
Created on 08 February 2011
... groups to discover how the gooey golden syrup is made. Fulton’s Pancake House and Sugar Bush near Carleton Place just west of the city offers a wide range of group, student and family educational programs ...
The Sens Skills competition won't look like the real game above, but it's still a heck of a lot of fun!Looking for a fun family outing in Ottawa? Check out the annual Ottawa Senators Skills competition, ...
You can help welcome in the New Year by raising money to stop kids’ cancer COLD! Solicit pledges and friends to cheer you on, then take a running plunge into the icy waters of the Ottawa River. What ...
Created on 15 December 2010
... areas that provide direct access to the open trails. Daily rates are $13 for adults, $9 for youths (13-17 years old), $9 for students (18-24) and seniors (60+), and free for children 12 and under. A family ...
Created on 30 November 2010
So maybe you’re planning a visit to Ottawa over the holiday season… or maybe you live here and are looking for some suggestions of what to see and do. This is a starting guide of what awaits — watch for ...
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 ...
Created on 28 October 2010
... on weekends between February 4 to 21 (Family Day), 2011. Skating on the 7.8 km (4.8 miles) of the Rideau Canal Skateway (weather permitting) is a key activity, but so are outdoor performances, snow and ...
... often the treat of choice. In fact, just across the street at 24 Sussex Drive, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his family usually distribute candy as well. Happy Hallowe’en!  ...
... doesn’t do it justice. Of course, October also means Hallowe’en and nobody does Hallowe’en better than Saunders Farm. This family-friendly farm is located southwest of Ottawa in the small town of… (wait ...
Created on 24 September 2010
Our Visitor Services people at Ottawa Tourism often get asked this question. The Arboretum at the Central Experimental Farm (located near the Canada Agriculture Museum and Dows Lake) is a riot of colour ...
A shot of the INTERIOR of the Ottawa International Airport. The Plane Pull happens OUTSIDE!25 appears to be the answer, as can be seen in the annual Plane Pull Challenge at the Ottawa International Airport. ...
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 Sound of Light is a fireworks competition held annually at Lac Leamy in Gatineau, Québec, near Ottawa, Canada’s capital. It is hosted by the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Since 1996, the friendly ...
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 ...
A Company of Fools performs Shakespeare's plays in Ottawa-region parks. This photo, taken three years ago, well before the performance began, gives a sense of the beautiful "willow grove" setting at Strathcona ...

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