#holiday schedule #oc transpo #christmas #new year's eve

OC Transpo 2018 holiday schedule, including free rides on New Year's Eve (and other city service changes)

“New Flyer” Photo by Justin S. Campbell, via Flickr. (Used under a Creative Commons License.) Here’s some information from the City of Ottawa about OC Transpo’s holiday schedule. For more information on schedule changes to city services, including garbage and recycling, parking and recreation, here’s a press release. ...

#christmas #lights #parliament hill #winter

FEATURED: Christmas Lights Across Canada will "glow" your mind

[caption id=“attachment_57985” align=“aligncenter” width=“922”] Christmas Lights Across Canada.[/caption] ** The 33rd edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada will kick off with an official illumination ceremony on December 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. ** Every night from December 7 to January 7, enjoy the magical winter lightscapes multimedia show projected on Parliament Hill buildings. ...

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CHRISTMAS MYSTERY: WW2 B-17 full of Christmas cargo lost without a trace

_ (Republished from Dec. 15, 2015) _ A B17 Bomber from Ottawa loaded with Christmas cargo disappeared without a trace on December 15, 1944. Andrew King tells the story. (This originally appeared on his blog, Ottawa Rewind .) During World War 2, Ottawa’s Rockcliffe air base operated a total of six B17 Flying Fortress aircraft that were outfitted as transport “mailbirds” ferrying thousands of letters and packages between Canada and the fighting forces overseas in Europe. ...

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