One King West’s New Venue, Fifteen Hundred is Open for Business

February 10, 2014 9:33 am

If you are planning a conference, departmental or business meeting in Toronto, follow the growing trend of government agencies that are taking advantage of services offered by Toronto’s historic One King West. Located in the heart of Toronto’s downtown financial district, this architecturally significant and beautiful venue provides a great […]

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Beautiful Beethoven

February 7, 2014 9:25 am

The latest exhibit from graphic novel artist Christian Quesnel will be hosted by the Salon du livre de l’Outaouais from February 27-March 2, 2014. It features 24 original works from his latest book, Ludwig: Letter to the Immortal Beloved. The book itself sequences the life of Ludwig van Beethoven through […]

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Let It Snow

February 6, 2014 1:20 pm

Curated by Bianca Gendreau, the Canadian Museum of Civilization is now featuring an exhibit that is the first of its kind in Canada. Surprisingly, it is about snow. More than 300 photos, artifacts and documents show the interesting lovehate relationship that Canadians have with snow. Learn more about the problems […]

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Ottawa student from Kevin O’Leary’s alma mater wins “Future Dragon Fund”

December 12, 2013 11:19 am

Wanted to share a bit of fun DRAGONS’ DEN news with you. The most recent winner of the Future Dragon Fund Contest is 17-year-old student Grace Noël of Ottawa. Coincidentally, the grade 12 student is currently attending Nepean High School – Kevin O’Leary’s alma mater!  The Future Dragon Fund Contest will award 10 […]

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Clear with a Chance of Start-ups: Ottawa Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

December 4, 2013 3:20 pm

Jessie Pierre mingles among the buzzing crowd at the Heart & Crown pub on Preston Street. She came to celebrate the launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). It’s a week of events and activities celebrating successful entrepreneurs – with the aim of inspiring more people to start their own businesses. […]

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An Open Letter to Slow-Witted Ottawa Drivers

November 25, 2013 10:17 am

by: Stéphane Tessier Ottawa is my home. I live here by choice because there are more things that I like and fewer things that I dislike than any other place I have lived in or visited. That being said, Ottawa is home to the worst drivers on earth! My bone […]

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Ottawa’s Own Sarah Smyth Shines

November 21, 2013 12:54 pm

Ottawa-born actress Sarah Smyth is one of Canada’s rising stars. She landed a coveted role as a series regular in Season One of Cedar Cove, an original TV-movie turned regular series, airing on the Hallmark Channel (USA) and W Channel (Canada).  Smyth plays the daughter of Judge Olivia Lockhart (Andie […]

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The Blue Story of the Ottawa River

November 19, 2013 11:45 am

As I travel the Ottawa River, I can’t help but be impressed with its magnificent diversification. Every turn in the waterway brings a rich new experience. Along the shoreline are subtle signs of those who came before us, and in the tranquility of early morning one can almost hear the […]

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Great Things to Do In Ottawa – Day and Night

October 28, 2013 12:24 pm

Ottawa is anything but the stereotypical, sleepy government town and there is a lot to do for everyone from millennial to senior. As the nation’s capital, Ottawa remains recession-proof and the city’s well-defined and unique neighborhoods (The Glebe, The Byward Market, Elgin Central, Kitchissippi, Kanata, Nepean and Copeland Park, etc.) […]

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Aubut Holdings: Translating Real Estate Into Profit

October 3, 2013 12:46 pm

 An Interview with Paul Aubut, President, Aubut & Associates Paul Aubut: I started my career as a translator in 1970 and since 1976, I’ve been running Aubut & Associates. My specialty is the translation of specifications and drawings.   How big is your translation business?  Paul Aubut: Aubut & Associates […]

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Season 2 of The Prime Radicals – the Show that Makes Math Cool for Kids – Is Set to Launch

August 23, 2013 9:23 am
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Keep an eye out for the upcoming launch of the second season of an Ottawa-produced TV show that makes math fun for kids. GAPC Entertainment’s The Prime Radicals will launch on TVOKids on Thursday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m. The series is entirely shot in and around Ottawa. It features […]

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A Hero’s Hero

July 26, 2013 1:00 pm
a final salute to Barry Quinn

by Shauna Quinn “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” – Isaac Newton When people speak of unsung heroes, they are speaking of someone who looks a lot like Barry Quinn, a former firefighter whose efforts, dedication and sacrifices helped improve the lives of his fellow firefighters […]

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Head Southbound With Ottawa’s Cooper Brothers

July 18, 2013 1:43 pm

Ottawa brothers Richard and Brian Cooper started their careers on the momentum of Beatlemania and played eastern Canada in such outfits as What The Cat Dragged In. They decided to form their own band in 1971 following Richard’s suspension from the University of Ottawa for spending too much time on […]

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Michelle Valberg’s Excellent Arctic Adventure

June 13, 2013 10:45 am
Arctic Kaleidoscope COVER

By Julie Beun In Michelle Valberg’s airy photography studio on Sherwood Drive, the silence is punctuated only by the gentle fizz of champagne bubbles in four tall flutes sitting on a coffee table. It’s the Friday afternoon before the Earth Day launch at the Canadian Museum of Nature of her […]

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Capital Clips – He Does Design

November 23, 2012 12:00 pm

Tim Sherstyuk took an Ontario Summer Company grant for a driveway sealing business and turned it into a web design agency. Confused? It goes like this. His driveway business needed an online presence and, while creating it himself, he realized his real gift was generating on-line traffic. Tim describes Elonta […]

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Capital Clips – Ottawa’s Randy Shaughnessy named Photographic Artist of the Year

November 20, 2012 10:00 am

Ottawa-based photographer Randy Shaughnessy has received the award for the Ontario Photographic Artist of the Year at the 2012 Annual Awards Banquet of the Professional Photographers of Canada – Ontario (PPOC-ON). Randy also received an award for Best in Class in the Animal-Wild/Domestic Category. The noted photographer is an accredited […]

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Capital Clips: Experience Culture & Tremendous Athleticism

November 19, 2012 10:14 am

The world-class Shen Yun Performing Arts returns to the National Arts Centre over the December holiday season. As part of the New York-based dance company’s annual global tour, there will be five shows at the NAC December 27-30, 2012. Shen Yun Performing Arts offers an exhilarating production that celebrates the […]

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