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Ottawa for Bargain Hunters

Ottawa for Bargain Hunters September 9, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Looking to pick up a cool souvenir of your visit to the capital…without breaking the bank? It can be done, if you know where to look and what to say. First, a word of warning for travellers from places where bargaining is the norm: you won’t have much luck trying to “make an offer”...

Hit Calypso before summer ends

Hit Calypso before summer ends August 23, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Watery fun awaits families in Limoges. Creative Commons photo by Mike Gifford, http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgifford/4719071531/ All of you who have been procrastinating about taking the family to the new Calypso Water Park in Limoges: it’s time to get your act in gear. The park is only open until...

High in the trees at Lafleche Adventure Park

High in the trees at Lafleche Adventure Park July 29, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Walking on a wire stretched high between two trees was not the best time to discover I’m afraid of tightropes. But trussed up in a harness and hanging from another wire by two carabiners and a pair of super-strength bungee cords, I had two choices: keep moving across the tightrope, or clamber down...

Ottawa to rename Wellington Street?

Ottawa to rename Wellington Street? July 13, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It’s hard to imagine Americans renaming Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, or Londoners suggesting a new moniker for Downing Street or Pall Mall. But Ottawa’s city council is mulling over the Canadian equivalent: renaming Wellington Street, home to the Parliament Buildings, the Supreme Court...

The Top 5 Places You’ve Never Heard of in Ottawa

The Top 5 Places You’ve Never Heard of in Ottawa March 6, 0201 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
So you’ve done the Parliament Hill tour, checked out the Group of Seven paintings at the National Gallery of Canada, and shopped in the Byward Market. Think you’ve finished seeing Canada’s capital? You’ve made a good start, but you’ve just begun. Here are five spots you...