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Bell Capital Cup named event of the year

Bell Capital Cup named event of the year

[Congrats to all of the winners!] Last year\'s Bell Capital Cup, which brought more than 8,300 hockey players to Ottawa between Dec. 30, 2010 and Jan. 3, 2011, was named the Ottawa Tourism event of the year in their annual awards gala ... read more »

Ottawa Festivals rolls out red carpet

Ottawa Festivals rolls out red carpet

Sabine Gibbins, EMC Ottawa Festivals, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, launched the season at a fun-filled gathering at city hall on Wednesday, May 4. This was the sixth annual launch event. Mayor Jim Watson congratulated ... read more »

Ottawa receives events and festivals award

Ottawa receives events and festivals award

[Press release from the City of Ottawa] Mayor Jim Watson today accepted the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) Award on behalf of the City of Ottawa as the 2010 Top North American City of the year in the 500,000 to 1,000,000 ... read more »

Orléans Festival organizers on the lookout for volunteers

Orléans Festival organizers on the lookout for volunteers

Bryan Michaud, Orléans Star  The second Orléans Festival will be held June 3-4. In order to maximize the event\'s success, organizers are looking for 150 volunteers. \"There is really a great variety of tasks,” explains Jennifer ... read more »

Not-for-Profit Sector Mergers: Not a Four-Letter Word

Not-for-Profit Sector Mergers: Not a Four-Letter Word

Viola Dessanti and Jenn Miller, Ontario Trillium Foundation Mergers have long occupied a complicated place within the not-for-profit sector. On one hand, not-for-profit organizations may pursue them to increase impact and improve service while ... read more »

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra presents Community Day on May 15th!

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra presents Community Day on May 15th!

  Ottawa Symphony Orchestra presents Community Day! We invite you to Get to Know your OSO. Join us for fun, hands on, interactive \'music-tivities\'. Sit in on live OSO Rehearsal. Meet and greet our fantastic musicians. Sunday May 15th ... read more »

Ottawa one of world’s top cycling cities

Ottawa one of world’s top cycling cities

[City of Ottawa News Release] The City of Ottawa welcomes news from CNN that lists Ottawa as one of 15 of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. “Being recognized as a cycling-friendly City is the result of many initiatives that are ... read more »

Mark of success advice offered to tourism operators

Mark of success advice offered to tourism operators

Gregg Chamberlain, Édition Andre Paquette Calypso’s market branding strategy fits in well with the efforts of Ottawa Tourism to create more concrete images in the minds of potential visitors that will encourage them to consider Eastern ... read more »

SOYEZ LES PREMIERS À VOUS ABONNER AU BIXI DE LA CAPITALE

SOYEZ LES PREMIERS À VOUS ABONNER AU BIXI DE LA CAPITALE

La CCN est fière de lancer le site Web BIXI de la capitale où se trouve une panoplie de renseignements sur le système de vélo en libre-service BIXI de la capitale, qui sera en place dès le 18 mai et jusqu’au 15 novembre. Les résidents et les ... read more »

BE AMONG THE FIRST TO SUBSCRIBE TO CAPITAL BIXI

BE AMONG THE FIRST TO SUBSCRIBE TO CAPITAL BIXI

The NCC is proud to launch the Capital BIXI website where you can find a wealth of information on the bike share service, Capital BIXI, which will be launched on May 18 and run until November 15. Residents and visitors are invited to familiarize ... read more »