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PM announces royal wedding gifts: donation, outdoor gear

PM announces royal wedding gifts: donation, outdoor gear

Source: CTV.ca Canadians who have yet to send their wedding gift to Prince William and his bride-to-be needn\'t fret as the Government of Canada has got it covered with a donation, while the prime minister and his wife have promised to give the ... read more »

New BIA chief wants fresh vision for Chinatown

New BIA chief wants fresh vision for Chinatown

Source: Your Ottawa Region By: Eddie Rwema Chinatown needs to be revitalized and beautified to allow survival of local businesses following the economic downturn, according to the new head of the business improvement area. Chinatown ... read more »

Ottawa South Relay for Life looking for more teams

Ottawa South Relay for Life looking for more teams

Source: Ottawa This Week By: Emma Jackson Ottawa South’s second annual Relay For Life fundraiser is still accepting teams for its May 6 event, which will raise money for cancer research during a night of walking and running at Stanley’s Old ... read more »

Ottawa Turkish Festival

Ottawa Turkish Festival

The Festival will be open to general public free of charge and will display Turkish art, folk dance, music and gourmet food, where visitors will get an opportunity to celebrate, learn, and savour Turkish hospitality, culture, heritage and ... read more »

Canadian Tour interested in returning to Ottawa

Canadian Tour interested in returning to Ottawa

Source: The Montreal Gazette By Gord Holder No contracts have been signed and discussions remain at the broad-strokes stage, but it has a tentative name and, as Rick Janes puts it, a trophy looking for a golf tournament. The commissioner and ... read more »

2010 CIS Final 8 Men\’s Basketball Championship Recognized With CSTA Prestige Award

2010 CIS Final 8 Men\’s Basketball Championship Recognized With CSTA Prestige Award

The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) announced today that the city of Ottawa and the 2010 CIS Final 8 Men\'s Basketball Championship presented by Milk was named the recipient of the Collegiate Sport Event of the Year Award. The award was ... read more »

Local Bands and Café Dekcuf to host “Rock Out with Your Paws Out”

Local Bands and Café Dekcuf to host “Rock Out with Your Paws Out”

Local Bands and Café Dekcuf to host “Rock Out with Your Paws Out” A fundraiser for Friends of Abandoned Pets Friday, April 29, 2011, 9pm at Café Dekcuf. The event is a fundraiser concert featuring 3 local rock bands (Dopamine, Alice’s ... read more »

Ottawa Tourism announces the finalists for the 2011 Ottawa Tourism Awards

Ottawa Tourism announces the finalists for the 2011 Ottawa Tourism Awards

Ottawa Festivals would like to congratulate all of the finalists for the 2011 Ottawa Tourism Awards. Best of luck on May 12! 2011 Ottawa Tourism Awards Finalists: NEW COMPANY OF THE YEAR Calypso Theme Waterpark C\'est Bon ... read more »

Exhibition No. 6, Work from the SPAO Portfolio Program, Straight Up.

Exhibition No. 6, Work from the SPAO Portfolio Program, Straight Up.

On Friday April 29, 2011 between 15:00 and 21:00, the School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa will open its doors to the public for the vernissage of Exhibition No. 6. This exhibit is the latest of the annual series showcasing outstanding ... read more »

Hike for Hospice fundraiser to take place May 1

Hike for Hospice fundraiser to take place May 1

Source:  Ottawa Citizen Sunday, May 1 is May Day. Nowhere else in Ottawa will it be more meaningful than for those walking to fundraise for The Hospice at May Court. The Hospice at May Court provides its services to patients and their ... read more »