National Capital Commission
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.
The National Capital Commission is seeking to make a 9km stretch along the Ottawa River into a vibrant and exciting destination, a place where people want to go and feel safe while being there. Have your say on the project now until February 11.
This new section brings a total of 7 kiloemetres the length of ice surface now avilable to skaters and visitors.
Most of the 7.8km long skating area opens today. That includes all of Dows Lake.
The ByWard Market is celebrating fall with a number of activities, including the second annual Sausage Fest, an outdoor movie screening of Hocus Pocus and a free shuttle to Gatineau Park.
A team of local engineers and entrepreneurs has made it to the semi-finals of one of the world’s top prizes in climate solutions. Tandem Technical, headquartered in Ottawa, is one of just a handful of teams worldwide to advance in the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global challenge to convert carbon dioxide into valuable products.
New this year, the National Capital Commission (NCC) will be offering a shuttle from the Byward Market to Gatineau Park so you can catch the fall foliage in all its glory.
Each year, OAW explores a different theme related to architecture and design in Ottawa in a way that is engaging for professionals in the field and approachable to the general public. For this year, the event’s 29th edition, the theme is Beyond 150 — “technically beautiful” yet?
The 47th annual season of Sunday Bikedays begins this Sunday, May 21.
These monthly lectures bring together leaders, experts and the public to share knowledge and ideas about how to build a great capital.
Opinion: If Ottawa wants the new central library to really serve and succeed as a branch for local residents, a civic centre for all citizens and as an attraction for visitors – and not be an under-used white elephant – then its location matters to all of us.
This week on Apt613 Live, host Josh Lemoine interviews NCC CEO Mark Kristmanson, and Fury FC defenceman Eddie Edward.
The plan itself spans 140 pages, so we’ve done you a favour in presenting you with the ‘Coles Notes’ highlights.
Two concrete underpasses in Ottawa were recently transformed into colourful murals by the hands of local artists and support from city officials. Unveiled by the artists in late August with Mayor Jim Watson and city councilors, the murals do more than showcase local talent. They represent Ottawa’s expanding taste for different art forms in public […]