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Give your Ottawa trip a royal flair during Kate and William\’s visit

Give your Ottawa trip a royal flair during Kate and William\’s visit

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press The newlyweds picked Canada as their first official trip as a couple, arriving in time for the Canada Day festivities in the nation\'s capital. Kate Middleton has never visited Canada, so Ottawa at its ... read more »

EMPLACEMENT ET INSTALLATION DES STATIONS BIXI DE LA CAPITALE

EMPLACEMENT ET INSTALLATION DES STATIONS BIXI DE LA CAPITALE

La Commission de la capitale nationale (CCN) est fière d’annoncer l’emplacement de chacune des 10 stations BIXI de la capitale. Les stations seront installées au cours de la journée de demain, mardi. Les résidents et les visiteurs du cœur ... read more »

LOCATION AND SET UP OF CAPITAL BIXI STATIONS ANNOUNCED

LOCATION AND SET UP OF CAPITAL BIXI STATIONS ANNOUNCED

The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud to announce the location of each of the 10 Capital BIXI stations. The stations will be installed during the day Tuesday. Following the official launch on Wednesday, May 18, residents and visitors in the ... read more »

Dandelion Festival in Kemptville May 27th-29th

Dandelion Festival in Kemptville May 27th-29th

This year the festival takes play on May 27th – 29th and is poised for a giant step forward with the addition of several activities and events as well as a concentrated effort to raise the Dandelion Festival’s profile, not only in North ... read more »

Calypso Waterpark wins top new company honours

Calypso Waterpark wins top new company honours

Vito Pilieci, Ottawa Citizen Photo courtesy of Calypso Theme Waterpark Calypso Waterpark was anointed as New Company of the Year at the Ottawa Tourism Awards Thursday night. The win should come as no surprise, given the waterpark\'s ... read more »

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 »