Industry News


4th annual Art in the Park

On Saturday, August 23, 2013 between- 8:00am to 1:00 pm, the Cumberland Farmer's Market will hold its 4th annual Art in the Park event. You'll find this event in the Wilfred Murray Park, 1115 Dunning Road (next to the RJ Kennedy Centre) ... read more »


Merrickville’s Jazz Fest Announces Lineup for Fourth Annual Festival October 16 – 19, 2014

The organizers of Merrickville’s Jazz Fest (MJF) are pleased to announce an outstanding programme for this year’s festival. Featuring a diverse lineup of established and up-and-coming artists from Montreal, Toronto, Merrickville and the ... read more »


New Ottawa Tourism office opens on Elgin Street

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Premier Kathleen Wynne, Mayor Jim Watson and other dignitaries were on hand Monday to officially open Ottawa Tourism’s new digs in one of the city’s newest buildings. At a ceremony on the seventh-floor balcony of the ... read more »


Panda Game aims to go back to the future

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Thanks to the new-look TD Place, the universities and the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group want to return what was once the city’s version of the Fall Classic to its glory days – complete with large crowds and lofty ... read more »


Canada’s Capital Marks 75 Years of Remembrance

[News Release: Department of Canadian Heritage] Eye-catching exhibit shares the story of the National War Memorial Canadian Heritage has unveiled the 2014 Plaza Bridge Photo Exhibit. This year’s exhibit commemorates the 75th Anniversary of ... read more »


GCTC announces appointment of Hugh Neilson as Managing Director, effective October 2014

The Great Canadian Theatre Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Hugh Neilson as the company’s new Managing Director, effective October 2014. Mr. Neilson is currently General Manager of Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon. A graduate of ... read more »


Ottawa to host One Young World Summit in 2016

[Link: Ottawa Sun] Ottawa has been selected to host an international conference of "young leaders" in 2016. The announcement came on Monday morning. Ottawa was one of four cities vying for the conference, along with Kobe in Japan, Bangkok, ... read more »


Maxim Antoshin named Executive Director of the Ottawa Chamber Music Society

[News Release] Maxim Antoshin has been named Executive Director of the Ottawa Chamber Music Society. Mr. Antoshin replaces outgoing OCMS Executive Director Glenn Hodgins. He starts his new role on September 2 and will attend this year’s ... read more »

Even More on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Even More on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

[Link: Orchestras Canada] On June 30, Imagine Canada sent this notice to its members, including Orchestras Canada: While Canada’s Anti-Spam Law takes effect tomorrow, July 1, Imagine Canada has been in contact with both Industry Canada and ... read more »


New web portal invites residents and visitors to explore Ottawa’s cultural assets

[News Release: City of Ottawa] Mayor Jim Watson officially launched a new web portal on today that maps, describes and showcases more than 2,000 cultural resources in Ottawa. “Ottawa has a vast and diverse array of cultural ... read more »