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Canada Day Snowbirds. Photo by Zhu, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group

Canada Day 2015 events & info

Photo by Zhu, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group This page has info about the big events downtown, plus celebrations all around Ottawa in Kanata, Barrhaven, Orleans, etc. The Nation’s Capital is the headquarters for...

Photo by Christopher Dunn, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group

What’s open and closed in Ottawa for Canada Day 2015

Photo by Christopher Dunn, from the OttawaStart Flickr Group Wednesday, July 1, 2015 is Canada Day a statutory holiday in Canada.  Most non-retail businesses and offices are closed, and just about all government services...

Free transit all day on Canada Day

Transit is the best option for travelling to Canada Day festivities downtown and across the city, with free service all day on OC Transpo and Para Transpo. A special holiday schedule will operate on...

Household Hazardous Waste Depot this weekend

The City of Ottawa is committed to helping residents dispose of their waste in the safest and most environmentally friendly way and reminds residents that some of the waste in garages, basements and sheds...