Tag Archives: Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa-area athletes at the Olympics and when they compete

The Ottawa Citizen posted a handy guide to Ottawa-area athletes competing in the Olympics: who they are and when to watch ’em.  From Perth’s Ian Millar, Gatineau’s Stephanie Leclair and Karine Thomas, Ottawa’s Seyi Smith, Gloucester’s Segun Makinde and more: it’s all there. Head on over the the Ottawa Citizen to get the full scoop, and let us know what […]

Ottawa Citizen: 2011 Census – The lure of Ottawa-Gatineau

The Ottawa Citizen caught our eye yesterday, tweeting with new(ish) residents about why they moved to the region. Today, they published a great little story that’s worth checking out. Just look at these stats:  Another 102,691 people are calling Ottawa — Gatineau home, compared to five years ago There’s been a 9.1-per-cent growth rate in […]

Did you miss the Santa Claus parade?

Did you miss Ottawa’s 42nd annual Santa Claus parade? Fear not. As always, the Ottawa Citizen has put together a great photo gallery of all the cheer. Click this photo, by the Citizen’s Christopher Pike, to see more: What are you doing to get  ready for the holidays? We’d love to hear all about your […]

We’re WHAT worst? Song out of tune with Ottawa fashion scene

Jenna Farrell (blog/Twitter) is a twenty-something PR girl who recently returned to Ottawa after two years in Toronto. She currently does freelance PR work for small businesses and startups. Jenna is also an avid blog reader/writer and you can learn more about her passion for fashion and eye for vintage finds at http://www.navyandgold.wordpress.com. In a […]

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Q&A with award-winning photographer Paul Couvrette

Paul Couvrette is an Ottawa-born, award-winning photographer whose been practicing his craft for 35 years. Shooting everything from portraits of prime ministers to weddings to advertisements, his downtown Ottawa space, Couvrette Studio, is a hopping place. Named Canadian Photographer of the Year in 1994, Paul has shot more than 300 magazine covers, his work gracing the front […]

The Festival of Chocolate – a delicious event for a great cause

  Katherine Carter has lived in Ottawa for five years, and is the Community Relations Coordinator for the city’s Distress Centre. She is also the head of  this year’s Festival of Chocolate. This week, Local Tourist Ottawa was lucky enough to have a short Q&A with her to learn a bit about this fundraiser. The […]

Surprise in the mail: Capital Dining by Anne DesBrisay!

I love mail! When I arrived home from work today, I had a mysterious package waiting for me from a good friend and business colleague: a signed copy of Capital Dining by Anne DesBrisay, third edition. I’m not sure there is a better way to say happy new year than to encourage friends to get out […]

Ottawa Citizen: Winterlude needs private funds to continue, NCC chief warns

The Ottawa Citizen’s Kristy Nease has a story today about the future of Winterlude. She writes: National Capital Commission CEO Marie Lemay warned Friday morning that the popular Winterlude festival is no longer sustainable — unless private business moves in to take part. Lemay made the announcement in front of a sold-out crowd of businesspeople […]