Canada 150

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Inspiration Village Opens to Celebrate Canada Drink a Cuba Libre, a Mojito or a classical rum cocktail this Friday! Classic Canadian Television Comes to Comic Con The Pearl of the Antilles Takes Place in Ottawa Pour Some Sugar(Man) On Us! Rodriguez, Jack Johnson and More Announced for CityFolk! African Harvest: A celebration of Food, Farmers, Radio, and Resilience

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Inspiration Village Opens to Celebrate Canada

Inspiration Village Opens to Celebrate Canada

Crowds eagerly awaited his and Mayor Jim Watson’s cutting of the ribbon to allow access to what is being called one of the centrepieces of Ottawa 2017’s massive year of celebratory programing and events during Canada’s 150th.
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Drink a Cuba Libre, a Mojito or a classical rum cocktail this Friday!

Drink a Cuba Libre, a Mojito or a classical rum cocktail this Friday!

Cuba joins the celebration of Canada 150th anniversary through a presentation of Cuban culture, music, food and cocktails, photo exhibition and conferences about tourism, investment and Cuba’s natural environment. Don't forge the Cuban coffee, plus a very important dance instruction! It all starts Friday, May 19 when Ottawa Welcomes the World bac to the Horticulture Building in Lansdowne Park.
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Classic Canadian Television Comes to Comic Con

Classic Canadian Television Comes to Comic Con

If you were a Canuck growing up in the 80s you might get all gushy kinda’ nostalgic when thinking about that tune, The Zit Remedy, copious amounts of slime, Tickle Trunks, blue skies, Barfy Burgers, girls!
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The Pearl of the Antilles Takes Place in Ottawa

The Pearl of the Antilles Takes Place in Ottawa

This Wednesday, May 17, at the Horticulture Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the Embassy of Haiti in Canada wants to celebrate the friendly relationship between Haiti and Canada. You are invited to learn more about Haitian culture, its history, its beauty, and its typical crafts. But, what do Haiti and Canada have in common?

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Pour Some Sugar(Man) On Us! Rodriguez, Jack Johnson and More Announced for CityFolk!

Pour Some Sugar(Man) On Us! Rodriguez, Jack Johnson and More Announced for CityFolk!

It’s now a cold fact that those of you Searching for Sugarman won’t have far to look come September 17th when the mysterious Sixto Rodriguez comes to the CityFolk Festival. The cult singer-songwriter –given a career resurgence from a you have to see it to believe 2012 Oscar winning documentary– was just one of the first names dropped for a festival that is largely populated by headlining newcomers.
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African Harvest: A celebration of Food, Farmers, Radio, and Resilience

African Harvest: A celebration of Food, Farmers, Radio, and Resilience

Local charity Farm Radio International is hosting its second African Harvest fundraising dinner this month to celebrate good food, hardworking farmers, and the important role that radio plays in rural communities across Africa.
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