Ottawa Tourism

Ottawa in the News

Stories about Canada’s charming capital emerge throughout the year. Whether it’s in print, online, on the radio or on television, journalists from around the world highlight the best of what Ottawa and Canada’s Capital Region have to offer. From local gems to national treasures, check out some of the coverage below to see how the world sees Ottawa!

Published: October 27, 2016
Kavita Favelle, a food blogger based in the United Kingdom, visited Ottawa in the fall and wrote a piece about the ByWard Market’s food scene. The article appeared on Favelle’s blog, Kavey Eats.
http://www.kaveyeats.com/2016/10/byward-market-ottawa.html


Published: September 2016
Miriam Porter, a Toronto-based journalist, featured Ottawa in an article entitled ‘Unforgettable Christmas Family Vacation Ideas.’ The article appeared on www.travelandleisure.com.
http://www.travelandleisure.com/holiday-travel/christmas-travel/christmas-family-vacation-ideas/ottawa-canada


Published: August 29, 2016
Journalist Lin Stranberg visited Ottawa in August and produced a piece for the Huffington Post about how Ottawa is getting ready for 2017 celebrations.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lin-stranberg-/ottawa-travel-_b_11685766.html


Published: August 24, 2016
Calgary-based writer Jody Robbins visited Ottawa in May and wrote an article about eating your way through the ByWard Market neighbourhood. The piece appeared on www.eatnorth.com.
http://eatnorth.com/jody-robbins/days-worth-eats-ottawas-byward-market


Published: August 8, 2016
South African travel writer Lesley Stones visited Ottawa in June and produced a piece for www.travelhoppers.com. Her Ottawa article is entitled ‘A City of Politics and Playfulness.’
http://www.travelhoppers.com/2016/08/08/a-city-of-politics-and-playfulness/


Published: August 2016
Journalist Andrea Karr visited Ottawa in early July and wrote an article for Canadian Living on why Ottawa is their #1 place to visit in 2017!
http://www.canadianliving.com/life-and-relationships/travel/article/10-reasons-ottawa-is-our-1-place-to-visit-in-2017


Published: June 23, 2016 and June 28, 2016
Australian journalist Larry Heath visited Ottawa last summer and produced two articles that were recently published. One article looks at the interesting food scene at RBC Bluesfest, while the other looks at interesting Ottawa neighbourhoods and a few other attractions.
http://abroad.theaureview.com/features/a-culinary-adventure-through-the-summer-festivals-of-north-america-ottawa-bluesfest/
http://abroad.theaureview.com/features/a-summers-weekend-in-ottawa-ontario-finding-the-best-food-coffee-shopping-in-canadas-capital/


Published: May 2016
Australian blogger Lorraine Elliott visited Ottawa last August and wrote an article about Ottawa’s culinary scene for www.notquitenigella.com. This article was accompanied by beautiful photos of the city and the food it offers!
http://www.notquitenigella.com/2016/05/13/ottawa-food/


Published: May 11, 2016
Travel writer Jim Byers visited Ottawa in April and wrote an article for the Toronto Sun and the canoe.ca travel section on Five must-sees in Ottawa.
http://www.torontosun.com/2016/05/11/five-must-sees-in-ottawa


Published: March 7, 2016
Journalist Adam Stanley from The Globe and Mail wrote an article about Wellington West, describing it as ‘Ottawa’s new ‘it’ neighbourhood.’ 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/property-report/ottawas-new-it-neighbourhood/article29055144/