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Red Arrows Precision Aerobatic Team Coming To Ottawa-Gatineau

The British are coming! Aviation fans in Ottawa-Gatineau will have a unique opportunity to see the Red Arrows take flight next Tuesday during the team’s 11-week deployment. The first public event of the tour will be a flypast of Parliament

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Military & Musical Spectacular Fortissimo Starts Tonight On Parliament Hill

Soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard put on a spectacular show at Fortissimo: Beating Retreat Ceremony nightly on Parliament Hill this Thursday, July 18 to Saturday, July 20. FREE! Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of

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Another Sign Of Summer! The Changing Of The Guard Ceremony Starts This Sunday

On summer mornings, the lawn in front of Parliament’s Centre Block comes alive with sights and sounds of the impressive Changing of the Guard ceremony. The free event, which is modeled on the one in London, England, is a parade

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Archaeologists Uncover Remnants Of Military Barracks On Parliament Hill

Beneath the tulips, trees, lawns and statues on Parliament Hill lie the remnants of a military complex that predates both Confederation and the founding of Ottawa. Three years after Ottawa was named the capital of the United Province of Canada

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Cycling Advocates To Celebrate 5th Annual Bike Day On The Hill

Canada’s Fifth Annual Bike Day on the Hill takes place tomorrow (Tuesday, May 14th) from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Parliament Hill. Federal politicians, cyclists and cycling advocates will join together for a few words on cycling, a photo

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Two Iconic Statues On The Move

A couple of iconic Parliament Hill statues will be on the move soon to make way for the upcoming Centre Block renovation on Parliament Hill. The two statues, which stand just east of Centre Block, will be moved ahead of the

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3 Options To Bring In The New Year With Local Fireworks!

The Department of Canadian Heritage will have a fireworks show on the Hill at midnight. The Magical Winter Lights multimedia show will repeat throughout the night, projected onto the Parliament Buildings, until 11:59 p.m. Bundle up and bring an umbrella.

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[Video] Christmas Lights Across Canada Kicks Off Tomorrow Evening

The 34th edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada will kick off with an official illumination ceremony on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 7 PM. The atmosphere will be magical with performances by Ariane Moffatt, winner of several

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New Images Of The Stunning New West Block House Of Commons

Earlier this year, MPs and Senators decided to delay their planned summer move out of Centre Block until the winter break, citing “finishing touches” left to be done on the “temporary” House and Senate buildings. That means the Centre Block,

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Fortissimo Expected To Draw Thousands To Parliament Hill

Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of Parliament Hill featuring massed military bands, pipes and drums, guest performers and the soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard. It is a showcase event in the Nation’s Capital that

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Tory MP Hands Out Asprin Pill-Box Keychains On The Hill

A Conservative MP stung by the sudden death of colleague Gord Brown is handing out pill case keychains on Parliament Hill, urging everyone he sees to carry a couple of potentially life-saving aspirin. Rob Nicholson says that after Gord Brown’s

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Expect Downtown Traffic Delays Today

Some traffic disruptions are expected this afternoon in the downtown area. This in light of a demonstration on Parliament Hill followed by a march. Participants will be march starting at approximately 1 p.m. to the Turkish Embassy  at 99 Cobourg

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Tartan Day Celebrations To Be Held On Parliament Hill On Sunday

Tartan Day has been celebrated in Canada since 1986, when the idea of celebrating Scottish heritage and history became a project in Nova Scotia, spearheaded by Jean Watson – Scot of the Year in 2007. Ms. Watson and her team

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