[Ottawa Start] The 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival was officially launched today in the City of Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson, Tim Progosh, President of the Canadian Comedy Foundation for Excellence, Yasir Naqvi, Member of Provincial ... read more »
[Press Release] Ottawa-ON: The International kicks off the summer by teaming up with the Sparks Street Mall to bring to the capital the biggest outdoor Latin party of the year: Latin Sparks. This one of a kind event will bring together over a ... read more »
[CTV News] New statistics say more international tourists are coming to canada's capital, also staying longer and spending more. Tourism officials said international visits at the Ottawa International Airport were up five per cent in June 2012 ... read more »
[ Ottawa Citizen] The president of the organization that hosts the Canadian Comedy Awards says a redeveloped Lansdowne Park would be a good place for a Comedy Hall of Fame.
[Press Release] Heritage Home of Ottawa Lumière Festival Threatened by High Costs of City-mandated Retrofit The New Edinburgh Community and Arts Centre (NECTAR), (formerly the Crichton Cultural Community Centre (CCCC), is currently grappling ... read more »
[Ottawa Citizen] OTTAWA — Mark O’Neill says people are astounded when he tells them the first 911 service call in Ottawa was made in 1988, which was long after most major urban centres in North America had adopted similar programs.
[Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council] Tourism Week in Canada, June 10 -16, 2013, is the perfect time to recognize the importance of the tourism sector in our country, reflect on the present and future challenges that face business in the ... read more »
[YourOttawaRegion.com] The event was also a fundraiser, partnering with 28 different charities to give people more reason to run. The Ottawa Hospital Foundation raised more than $405,000. Boucher said it is difficult to know exactly how much money ... read more »
Graham Lanktree, Metro News | New food trucks and carts have proved a wild success in Ottawa on the first day offering up their eats as 525 bracelets to get samples at the Street Food Showcase sold out and large lines snaked around the lawn of city ... read more »
Maria Cook, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — From the outside, the Mayfair Theatre on Bank Street isn’t much, admits co-owner Lee Demarbre. However, on the inside, Ottawa’s oldest movie house is a “cinema cathedral,” designed to evoke the ... read more »