Blog Archives

It’s A Great Year To Be A Tourist In Your Own Backyard!

A number of Canada 150 events have already come and gone in the Nation’s Capital… but there’s much more to come! Starting tomorrow night, you can head down to Parliament Hill for a one-of-a-kind sound and light experience of Canadian

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , ,

Don’t Miss MOSAÏCANADA At Jacques Cartier Park

Jacques-Cartier Park is hosting one the biggest horticultural event in Canada, with MOSAÏCANADA, part of Gatineau’s Canada 150 celebrations. Mosaiculture is a spectacular horticultural technique that combines sculpture for the structure, adorned with all manor of plants and flowers to

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Canada D’Eh! Fest

Petrie Island is the place to be to celebrate our nation’s 150th anniversary.   Canada D’Eh! Fest offers a full weekend of family fun. The Kiwanis Club of Orléans and other community partners have put together a great weekend featuring three days

Posted in Tagged with: , , , ,

The Mayor’s Canada Celebration For Seniors

Jewel 98.5 is a proud sponsor of The Mayor’s Annual Canada Day Celebration for Seniors at The Aberdeen Pavilion.   Returning to the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park again this year, the sponsored event with Mayor Jim Watson, includes breakfast, served

Posted in Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Goodyear Blimp Confirmed For Canada Day!

The Goodyear Blimp is taking part in Canada Day celebrations in the Nation’s Capital on July 1st. As the country celebrates its 150th birthday, the blimp will provide live aerial coverage of Ottawa’s festivities and fireworks, offering breathtaking views of

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Timmies Special Canada Day Poutine Donut Only Available In The States

Tim Hortons has announced a range of menu items for Canada Day, on the occasion of our 150th birthday, that will only be available in the U.S. at select locations. You heard correctly. This might not be a bad thing,

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , ,

Spectacular Horticultural Event Starts Friday In Gatineau

Starting tomorrow, Jacques-Cartier Park will host one of the most impressive horticultural events in Canada, with MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017. Mosaiculture involves a spectacular horticultural technique that combines a variety of art forms, including dramatic sculptures for the structure, a palette

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , ,

Bono & The Edge Will Join In The Parliament Hill Celebrations On Canada Day

Word about our BIG ‘Canada 150’ party on July 1st seems to be getting out! Rock superstars Bono and The Edge from U2 will be performing a song on Parliament Hill on Canada Day during the early show, although it’s not

Posted in News & Sports, Steve Boyton Tagged with: , , , , , ,

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

  The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is back! From June 22-July 2, 2017 you’ll have a chance to experience some of the best musicians when they come to Ottawa!     The TD Ottawa Jazz Fest uses venues all over downtown

Posted in Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Canada 150 Horticulture Exhibit Opens June 30th

Something pretty incredible is taking shape in Jacques-Cartier Park, and it’ll be open to the public in time for Canada Day. For 107 days starting June 30th, Jacques-Cartier Park will host the biggest horticultural event in Canada, with MOSAÏCANADA 150. The theme

Posted in All Stories, News & Sports, Whats Happening Tagged with: , ,

Ottawa – Gatineau To Host A Full Weekend Of Canada Day Festivities & Performances For Canada 150!

Earlier today, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly unveiled details of the three-day-long Canada Day festivities taking place in Canada’s Capital Region. From June 30th to July 2nd, an array of incredible activities and performances will take place at

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Ever Wanted To Fly In A Blimp? Here’s Your Chance!

Look up, way up… or look down, if you’re lucky enough! The Goodyear Blimp is coming to Ottawa this summer in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary! To mark the occasion, the company announced a contest on its website today, offering

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , ,

Canada Post Unveils Same Sex Marriage Stamp

Canada Post just unveiled a stamp commemorating the 2005 passage of the Civil Marriage Act, which made marriage equality the law throughout Canada. The unveiling ceremony took place in Toronto on Tuesday at a local centre that serves as a

Posted in News & Sports, Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , ,

Ottawa’s Annual ‘Open House’ Is Happening Soon!

Doors Open Ottawa is happening again soon! Doors Open is a free annual ‘open house’ event that celebrates our community’s building heritage. Did you know the Nation’s Capital hosts the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America? During the first full weekend in

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

ByWard Market ‘Inspiration Village’ Taking Shape

The city has installed 40 shipping containers on York Street in the ByWard Market, in preparation for an event space that will have free programming all summer. As part of Ottawa 2017, the city is creating a one-block “Inspiration Village,” with free

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , ,

+ Follow Us

 

+ Upcoming Events

  1. UK Day Garden Party & Tea

    July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Festival Of India

    August 11 - August 13
  3. A Golf Day In Support Of St. Anne Church Restoration

    August 17 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
  4. Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk Of Hope

    September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Hotel California – A Tribute To The Eagles

    September 8 - September 9

+ On-Air & Shows