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‘Jane’s Walks’ to celebrate Ottawa, Jane Jacobs

‘Jane’s Walks’ to celebrate Ottawa, Jane Jacobs

Maria Cook, The Ottawa Citizen In her famous book, The Death and Life of American Cities, Jane Jacobs urged city-dwellers to get to know the places where they live, work and play. “While you are looking, you might as well also listen, ... read more »

The Chamber Players of Canada present Angela Hewitt in Recital

The Chamber Players of Canada present Angela Hewitt in Recital

The Chamber Players of Canada present Angela Hewitt in Recital. This ia a very special recital featuring Ottawa\'s Angela Hewitt. All ticket sales go to support the Bruyère Foundation, champions of the well-being of aging Canadians. Ticket ... read more »

Province gives out cash for aboriginal cultural tourism

Province gives out cash for aboriginal cultural tourism

Source: Your Ottawa Region By: Jennifer McIntosh Turtle Island Tourism Company will ring in the spring season with some good news thanks to a $20,000 cash infusion from the province. The company, based in Ottawa’s west end, will be ... read more »

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 »