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Another wonderful skating season, proudly brought to you by the NCC

[Press Release: National Capital Commission] National Capital Commission (NCC) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mark Kristmanson thanked staff on Tuesday for all their hard work over the course of the 44th Rideau Canal Skateway season, which ... read more »

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CAMP TECH BRINGS FUN & FRIENDLY TECH SKILLS TRAINING TO OTTAWA

[Press Release: Camp Tech] The tech world is exciting and fast-paced, but it can be intimidating and confusing. That’s where Camp Tech comes in. First launched in Toronto in 2012, Camp Tech is bringing its most popular workshop, WordPress for ... read more »

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City completes another milestone for Ottawa Art Gallery expansion and Arts Court redevelopment

[News Release: City of Ottawa] A new milestone has been reached in the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) expansion and Arts Court redevelopment project, a project that was approved by City Council in November 2013. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) ... read more »

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NCC Launches Ottawa Riverfront Placemaking Initiative

[Press Release: National Capital Commission] Through a request for expressions of interest process, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is seeking innovative proposals for pilot projects that will enliven and bring more vitality to public ... read more »

Family New Year's Eve

Come Bring in the New Year with Councillor Rick Chiarelli and his Family!

What: Pirate and Princesses Theme, Family Oriented New Year's Eve Event Where: Ben Franklin Place; 101 Centrepointe Drive When: Dec. 31 from 6 - 10 p.m. Why: To Raise Money and Awareness for the Anti-Impaired Programs MADD and OSAID Ottawa ... read more »

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Trans Day of Remembrance

[Press Release: Capital Pride] Six Flag Raising Ceremonies to Commemorate the Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) will be held at Ottawa City Hall, Gatineau City Hall, Ottawa Police Headquarters, Ottawa Paramedic Headquarters, Ottawa Fire ... read more »

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Local business executives say it’s time to kickstart capital’s economy

[Link: OBJ] I think we need to leverage our G8 status more effectively. I think we need to turn up more in different places. I think we need to leverage our tourism opportunities. We need more Canadians to come to Ottawa and provide them a reason ... read more »

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Ottawa Senators Foundation and Bell Media to host tweetup in support of Tremblant’s 24 Hours of Skiing

[News Release: Ottawa Senators Foundation] The Ottawa Senators Foundation (@sensfoundation), Ottawa Senators (@Senators) and Bell Media are inviting their Twitter followers to participate in a tweetup in support of Tremblant's 24 hours of ... read more »

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Support music education, scenes to foster skilled tech workforce: ICTC

[News Release: Information and Communications Technology Council] Support from all levels of government for music education and scenes can help foster a talented tech workforce a report published today shows. Music education, the report finds, ... read more »

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Ottawa’s City Council 2014 Draft Budget

Ottawa’s City Council has just tabled the 2014 Draft Budget, proposing a 1.9 per cent tax rate, the lowest in seven years. This Draft Budget proposes to continue support for the arts and culture through an additional $500,000 in the Renewed ... read more »