Happy Halloweekend, folks! It’s time to don that perfect costume and hit the town! There are plenty of frightfully fun things to do out and about on this spooktacular weekend, so we will get right to it.
National Capital Commission
Running between September and June, season six promises to continue to create spaces where Canadians and leaders in urbanism, design, sustainability, heritage and conservation collectively inspire the future of Canada’s Capital Region.
A third Bistro is scheduled to open at Patterson Creek in the Glebe next year.
Urban Planner Stan Leinwand is the National Capital Commission’s Acting Director, Sustainable Development and Environmental Services. His role at the Lab is to staff the internal steering committee, brainstorm ideas for the space, and coordinate speakers for their speaker series.
The fifth season of the National Capital Commission’s Urbanism Lab starts tonight with “Walk This Way: Designing a Pedestrian Paradise”.
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.
The National Capital Commission (NCC) will once again be offering a shuttle from downtown Ottawa 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.