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Appel ouvert pour #ottmusique 2020

Cette année, le programme #ottmusique de la Ville d’Ottawa a une nouvelle image qui ne s’agit pas seulement de la musique d’attente sur la ligne téléphonique 3-1-1. Les artistes locaux peuvent désormais demander des permis de spectacle pour jouer dans les stations d’OC Transpo et aussi soumettre leur musique à une nouvelle playlist créer par la ville.

Open call to #ottmusic 2020

The City of Ottawa’s rebranded #ottmusic program is about more than 3-1-1 waiting music this year. Locally based artists can now apply for OC Transpo busking permits and submit music to a new curated playlist.

Confessions of a bus rider

Then one day it happened. I had signed up for an evening course in the downtown-ish direction from my west end domicile. However parking was limited and cost $14 for the evening! Outrageous! It was finally time to bus.

New Year’s Eve Weekend Roundup

Just like that, 2017, Ottawa’s big year, is over. With so much going on over the last year, it seems fitting that we celebrate the end of 2017 and welcome 2018 with a bang.

Presto: 5 ways to make us like it

In 2013 Ottawa finally got something people in a lot of other cities have been using for a decade or more: transit “smart cards”. Used with onboard electronic card readers, Presto Cards have replaced the old monthly passes and greatly reduced the need for paper tickets. They have changed the way we purchase and use […]

Apartment613 Live for October 9, 2013

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. Ryan handled this week’s show all by his lonesome, but he was joined for an interview with […]

Weekly News Quiz: July 29, 2013

Think you are up to date about local happenings? Test your knowledge with our local news quiz, five questions designed to test whether you’ve been paying attention. How to score: 5 out of 5: News stud! I hear The Citizen is hiring… 4 out of 5: Cheater! You work at City Hall. 3 out of […]

Weekly News Quiz: April 29, 2013

Think you are up to date about local happenings? Test your knowledge with our local news quiz, five questions designed to test whether you’ve been paying attention. How to score: 5 out of 5: News stud! I hear The Citizen is hiring… 4 out of 5: Cheater! You work at City Hall. 3 out of […]