The first annual Somali Cultural Festival was held on Saturday. Part of its goal is to help the Somali community — particularly youth — retain their heritage.
Author: Devyn Barrie
Long Ma, the horse-dragon character in the production, does a spectacular job in bringing the myth of dragons to life
The gallery is on display at the Canadian War Museum until Aug. 13, showing off the best 152 of the 80,408 photographs from around the world that were submitted to be considered.
Over 350,000 people visited Rideau Hall in 2016. Rarely closed, it is a year-round destination — but this time of the year is the most popular time to visit.
Despite great anticipation and support from the community, Stittsville won’t be getting a farmers market after all.
The Ottawa summer pastime, the Changing of the Guard, occurs every day at 10 a.m. on Parliament Hill from early July until late August.
“Ladies and gentlemen, we should be clear and proud that we are celebrating a country that others look to for example,” he said in his speech on Parliament Hill.
“For almost seven years, I’ve had the privilege of being commander-in-chief. It’s a role that has meant a lot to me,” Johnston said in a speech after the inspection.
The goal is to have the Global Rallycross come back for the next three years, although that is “not firm,” said Guy Laflamme, executive director of Ottawa 2017.
Once you’ve turned a dirt corner at highway speeds almost on a dime, you won’t want to go back to pavement.
This weekend promises plenty of excitement as the Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport transforms part of its runway into a 1.22 km professional race track for rounds six and seven of the Global Rallycross.
“Increasingly it’s possible to track people with the technology we use to go about our (daily) lives,” said Brenda McPhail of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
“They will have a distinctive look, they will have some distinctive content,” said Richard Gray, Bell Media vice-president and general manager of radio and TV for Ottawa, in an interview.
One of the main causes of service disruptions on the Trillium Line is due to issues with the signalling system, said Michael Morgan, OC Transpo director of rail operations.
Six gleaming recipients sat in a row, waiting to shake hands with the Governor General and receive their award. Their names may be unknown to many, but their work has not gone unnoticed.
The June 3 event is part of 100in1Day, a civic engagement festival that will see dozens of small events take place across the city.
A stand-up show in Ottawa on Monday will be taped in virtual reality, first in a series for a new app this summer.
A new series coming this fall will bring the best in emerging talent, including some local content, onto the NAC stage every Friday.
The flag appeared in the midst of the Ottawa March for Life, an annual anti-abortion demonstration.
The Confederation Line is supposed to be constructed by May 24, 2018, but that’s not when the trains will start carrying passengers, a memo to council said.