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THINK & DRINK! Speed Dating + Trivia Night

What’s on a Thursday night, has 36 legs and is filled with Dashing singles? Our Trivia Night Speed Dating is back! Come to think, drink and have fun. About THINK & DRINK Speed Dating A favourite amongst our Dashing Daters, our THINK & DRINK event is speed dating, with a trivia ice breaker. Working with […]

WANDERLUST! Speed Dating for Travel Lovers

If your head is in the clouds with dreamy destinations on the mind, our “WANDERLUST” Speed Dating event is the place to be. We’ve set out to bring together lovers of travel for an evening of exotic conversations and budding romances! Our Wanderlust event has become one of our most popular themes, a favourite amongst […]

Where to enjoy the 2018 Canadian Tulip Festival

Wandering around Ottawa and Gatineau, you may have already spotted one of the surest signs of spring in the region. Close to one million tulips have been planted for the 66th Canadian Tulip Festival, kicking off Friday May 11 and continuing until Monday May 21.

Photos: Sunrise in the ByWard Market

The outdoor market in Ottawa’s ByWard Market is one of Canada’s oldest and largest markets. Open 363 days a year, the market is only closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Vendors arrive early to set up, as seen in Caroline Mercer’s photo essay.