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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, ...
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 ...
Created on 31 May 2010
Free yoga classes each summer Wednesday outside the Centre Block of Parliament Hill.This Wednesday — June 2 — marks the first “guerilla yoga” session on Parliament Hill for 2010. This is the fourth summer ...
Created on 26 May 2010
Two of the Royal Swans in the Rideau RiverEarlier this week, City of Ottawa workers released Ottawa’s Royal Swans into the Rideau River. Royal swans? Yes, the birds are descendents of 6 pairs of royal ...
Created on 21 May 2010
This Sunday– May 23 — marks the beginning of the 40th season of Sunday Bikedays. The program continues until Sunday, September 5, the Sunday of the Labour Day weekend. This unique program closes more ...
Check out this video (yes, filmed on a windy day, sorry about that!) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Centre. This is where the 32 horses and riders of this famous cavalry-drill-set-to-music ...
Created on 07 April 2010
D’Arcy McGee was a Father of Canadian Confederation, a true founder of this country. He was known for his writing and oratory skills and was a friend of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. ...
National War Memorial in downtown OttawaThe federal government will commemorate the End of an Era – the recent (February 18, 2010) passing of the last known Canadian veteran of World War I, John “Jack” ...
Check out this video (taken last month) during a hardhat tour of the Canadian Museum of Nature. The grand reopening of this impressive structure (and the unveiling of the new Water Gallery, Earth Gallery, ...
Created on 24 February 2010
Thinking of coming to Ottawa for the Canadian Tulip Festival? Maybe to catch the Pop Life exhibit at the National Gallery of Canada this summer? Maybe for Canada Day, or the rockin’ Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest? ...
Created on 08 February 2010
Took this video from the back of the Sno-Bus during the first weekend of Winterlude Sunday. We started at Dows Lake, then continued along most of the 7.8 km (4.8 miles) of the Skateway all the way downtown. ...
Created on 02 February 2010
So, what else is happening in Canada’s Capital Region beyond the huge celebration that is Winterlude? The National Arts Centre is presenting what should be a show-stopping performance of Guys & Dolls ...
... booked your Winterlude getaway yet? Ottawa Tourism offers a romantic Winterlude Rendezvous for Two package as well as a family-friendly Winterlude Family Getaway package. Both offer accommodation at a ...
Created on 20 January 2010
The National Capital Commission hosted a media conference yesterday to announce some of the neat activities planned for this year’s 32nd edition of Winterlude. Winterlude is a great winter festival, ...
Skating on Ottawa's Rideau Canal SkatewayThe National Capital Commission opened a 4.3 km section of the Rideau Canal Skateway this morning, marking the 40th season of skating on this UNESCO World Heritage ...
Created on 05 January 2010
Happy New Year! After a relaxing time away, we’re back at work, gearing up for Winterlude and other fun activities. While the Rideau Canal Skateway has not yet opened for its 40th skating season, ...

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