[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.
[GlobeAndMail.com] The National Capital Commission is reviewing a proposal to bring in almost $4.5-million in new sponsorship money over the next five years to promote its cultural jewels in the Ottawa area.
[MetroNews.ca] The cities of Ottawa and Gatineau rolled out the logo that will be used to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the capital in 2017. “We want to make it a community and grass roots effort and have tourism and business community ... 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 »
Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — The Ottawa Convention Centre pumped more than $100 million into the local economy in its first full year of operation, says an economic impact report to be released Monday.
Curtis Rush, The Star | Ottawa no longer wants to waste time and money trying to lure American tourists to the land of moose, mountains and Mounties. According to a new report, the U.S. has become one of Canada’s poorest performing tourism ... read more »
The Montreal Gazette | Thirty years ago my father took me to my first BB King concert, and halfway through BB’s set at Montreal’s Place des Arts, King invited butch blues legend Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton onstage to belt out a song.