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[Video] Canadian Film Institute Wants To See Your Old Home Movies

Do you have any old home movies, or more recent family videos feature Parliament Hill, the RCMP Musical Ride, a picnic by the Ottawa River, skating on the canal or anything ‘quintessentially’ Ottawa? If the answer is yes, and you’re

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A North American First – La Machine Descends On Ottawa

La Machine has arrived in the Capital. One of the creatures is perched atop the Notre-Dame Cathedral, across from the National Art Gallery. It’s an amazing sight, but some people aren’t happy about it. One local Twitter user wrote, “Are

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[Video] Another Special Ottawa 2017 Event Opens July 16th

Another stellar 2017 event in the Capital opens to the public Sunday July 16th. Kontinuum: An Underground Journey Through Time was created and produced by the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Moment Factory.  This world-first underground multi-media production will take place in the

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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

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[Video] NAC Maestro Alexander Shelley conducts 1300 Students for Ottawa 2017

Watch this clip of a 1,300 piece concert band, made up entirely of Ottawa-area school students. The massive concert took place at the Aberdeen Pavilion last Friday under the direction of NAC musical director Alexander Shelley. The event came about as

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Aviation Museum Becomes Drive In Theatre For One Night Only!

One of the capital’s major tourist attractions is being transformed into a drive-in next month.  On Wednesday April 19th at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum,  movie-goers will witness a state-of-the-art outdoor projection of  “THE ROCKET” from the comfort of their

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Dine In The Sky Above Ottawa!

How does the idea of enjoying a cocktail while hanging from a crane high above the ground sound to you? What if you were sitting at a fancy dinner table, with friends, looking out over the top of the Parliament

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Day Trip Idea – Gatineau Park, Remic Rapids

We had some company over the weekend, a friend from New York City who hadn’t been to Ottawa in some time… so naturally, we played tourist guides. We took a run into Gatineau Park for a hike to the Wilson

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A Stanley Cup 125th Tribute

A Stanley Cup 125th Tribute will take place here in Ottawa from March 15 to 18, 2017. The event was announced by Ottawa 2017 and the Ottawa Senators this morning The Stanley Cup 125th Tribute will include a gala evening at

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