[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.
Teresa Smith, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — The Canadian Museum of Civilization announced Tuesday that 14 of its staff would be laid off, effective immediately. In total, 24 positions were eliminated at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and its ... read more »
Mike Brownlee, Ottawa Business Journal |The City of Ottawa is implementing changes for which local advocates have long been clamouring by adding some new offerings to the local street meat menu, but those in the industry say more can be done to ... read more »
Janet Davison, CBC News | When the future Dutch Queen Beatrix and her family returned to the Netherlands after their Second World War sojourn in Ottawa, the young princess discovered mealtimes just weren\'t what she was used to. For one thing, ... read more »