#northern lights #ottawa #parliament hill sound and light show #times

FEATURED: Northern Lights launches fourth year on Parliament Hill

Via Canadian Heritage Head down to Parliament Hill one night this summer for a one-of-a-kind sound and light experience of Canadian culture and history, presented by Canadian Heritage and sponsored by Manulife. Northern Lights starts this Monday, July 9, bringing to life in spectacular detail the people, events and milestones that shape Canadian history. ...

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Caffeine 1Up builds community with coffee -- and videogames

[caption id=“attachment_79898” align=“aligncenter” width=“1000”] From left: Heather Powell, owner of Caffeine 1Up, and James Trelford, a barista who’s worked there since it opened. The independent coffee shop is celebrating its first anniversary on Tuesday. (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com)[/caption] Caffeine 1Up’s website describes its owner as a level 58 barista and a level nine business owner. ...

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Where to watch La Machine (and how to get through downtown when it's on)

[caption id=“attachment_74261” align=“aligncenter” width=“1000”] Long Ma rests outside city hall. He will awaken at 10 a.m. Friday. (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com)[/caption] La Machine, a mechanical street theatre production, will take over the downtown core from July 27-30. It will probably be hard to miss these dozen-or-so metres tall mechanical creatures roaming around in the streets, but as a helpful guide here’s the schedule from Ottawa 2017: _ (Long Ma is the dragon-horse and Kumo is the spider) _ [caption id=“attachment_74263” align=“alignright” width=“312”] Kumo asleep atop the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica on Thursday, before awakening at 8 p. ...

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PHOTOS: Changing of the Guard on Parliament Hill

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. The old guard marches onto the lawn to be relieved of duty by the new guard, which enters via Wellington Street after marching from the Cartier Square Drill Hall near City Hall. ...

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'Oh my god! Prince Charles!': Wrapping up the royal tour in the capital

[caption id=“attachment_71759” align=“aligncenter” width=“1000”] Prince Charles waves to a crowd gathered around Shopify HQ on Gloucester Street, shortly before heading in for a visit. (Devyn Barrie/OttawaStart.com)[/caption] Just as the Prince of Wales was about to step out of his car, a voice permeated the crowd that had gathered on Gloucester Street to watch him do it. ...