Tag Archives: Jim Watson

July 22

Creative mornings with Domicile’s John Doran

Chris Read is the voice behind the Canadian Dad. He writes about being a father and  features great Canadians, as well as children who are making a difference in the world. Chris is also the co-founder of the Gil Read Memorial Foundation, named in memory of his father, whose goal is to provide funding for children who […]

Does anyone else think this is amazing? Joan Rivers and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson!

The hilarious Joan Rivers was in town to launch the Jewish Federation of Ottawa 2012 Annual Fundraising Campaign on September 12, 2011 at the National Arts Centre.  Thanks for the photo, Joan! We hope you enjoyed your time in Ottawa!

‘Poetry can be all around you’: Kathryn Hunt recounts sharing random acts of poetry

Kathryn Hunt  is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. Last weekend I spent a day helping to man the Arc Poetry Magazine table at […]

Local Tourist Ottawa hits up the launch of Kichesippi 1855

Mayor Jim Watson pulled the first official pint of Kichesippi 1855 last night, officially proclaiming April 15, 2011, Kichesippi Beer Day. Check it out: Kichesippi Beer Co. is a family owned business, and the brewery’s new beer — Kichesippi 1855 — was named as a tribute to the year Ottawa officially became a city. Our […]

Congratulations (and thank you!) to local DJ Jeff Mauler

If you missed all of the chatter on Twitter this morning, much-loved Ottawa DJ Jeff Mauler of Hot 89.9 wowed us all with his appearance on Live! with Regis and Kelly…and we just want to send him a heartfelt congratulations! Offices across Ottawa (I know this for a fact) took a short break to cheer […]