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Christopher Ryan: CD Howe books a permanent suite at the Belle Claire (Part 2)

A weekly feature by Christopher Ryan, a local photographer, blogger and researcher. It appears every Friday on our blog. There’s an old joke that goes something like “An official from Public Works and one from the National Capital Commission walk into a bar…” As with any number of establishments in Ottawa’s downtown in the immediate postwar period, by hook or by crook, the federal government’s insatiable appetite for office space shouldered them out of the picture. ...

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Getaway idea: An overnight stay in a treehouse in Lanark County

If you’re looking something a little different than a hotel or cottage rental this summer,maybe this would be of interest? [ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/0b70c416-80d2-4a58-8cfb-8f3217b84ba3.jpg) [ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/d3e8c7ef-813b-4cc4-86de-07693077b55d.jpg) It’s a large treehouse that sleeps up to eight people and is fully equipped with furniture, kitchen, an outdoor shower and wireless internet. ...