Stromatolites are only found in a few spots in Canada. We’re lucky to have some clearly visible ones in the region at the base of the Champlain bridge, on the Quebec side of the river. They are the most easily accessible ones in Canada.
This plan is a continuation of decades of debate between those who see the Ottawa River as a place of serenity for local residents, and those who see it as an under-utilized asset in the middle of the nation’s capital.
Riverbed Reading Series features literature, music and performance. It is a gathering space at the intersection of these practices, driven by the belief that artistic spheres are intrinsically connected. Riverbed will operate on a quarterly basis, launching May 20, 2020.
Your effort can help to preserve the integrity of this important heritage building. Complete the City’s online feedback form before the end of day on Friday, March 9.
Imagine the historic rail bridge were to be restored and opened for cycling and pedestrians, public transportation – or both.
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.
On Sunday morning, hundreds of people will be out to paddle, sail, row, motor and cruise the Ottawa River. A grassroots charity, Ottawa Riverkeeper, is hosting the parade which follows a route from downtown Ottawa to the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum.
As Executive Director of Water Rangers, Kat Kavanagh and her team have made it their mission to inform people about the state of their local water, and provide tools to learn and share information through their app.
The plan itself spans 140 pages, so we’ve done you a favour in presenting you with the ‘Coles Notes’ highlights.
Sunday was a day for being outside. Ming took to his bike and rode along the Ottawa River Parkway, stopping at the Prince of Wales train bridge to take these shots. For more on Ming, check out his website, radio show and Instagram.
Jane’s Walk Ottawa, an annual festival of free walking tours held in honour of urban theorist Jane Jacobs, took place last weekend. We got our contributors out on a few of the walks and will be posting their photos and stories here on the site just in case you didn’t get the chance to participate. […]