Limit of 25 people on outdoor recreational facilities starts Friday in Ottawa

A limit of 25 people at outdoor recreational facilities in Ottawa will start this Friday at 5am. Chief Medical Officer of Heath Dr. Vera Etches has placed a cap on the number of people using outdoor recreational facilities in the city, including at public skating rinks, at the top of tobogganing hills, trail heads, and […]

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Restaurants in and around Ottawa making Christmas dinner this year, so you don’t have to!

Let’s face it, some of us get stressed during the holidays. Having to prepare a massive Christmas meal can make that more stressful, especially when there is that one person in the family who actually likes cranberry sauce so you have to run to the grocery store one last time so everyone’s happy. You are cooking right until the last minute, when finally, the turkey is in the oven, the gravy is piping hot, the stuffing is steaming, and all within a matter of minutes, dinner is over. You’ve prepped for […]

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Osheaga announces 2021 festival headliners

“Bigger and better than ever!” says the organizer of Osheaga as they announced part of their 2021 lineup, which includes headliners Post Malone, Cardi B and the Foo Fighters. The festival’s official Twitter page announced the annual event will be returning from July 30th – August 1st, 2021. So, the question remains whether it will go on in person, go virtual or even face cancellation again. Organizers say that they will be following the Quebec government’s decisions and monitoring restrictions closely as the festival start date approaches. The event’s website shows different payment plans for tickets, but does […]

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Tips to protect your package deliveries this holiday season

How did you do with Black Friday yesterday? Did you end up getting all your Christmas shopping done? Maybe at least got something to spoil yourself? Perhaps you wanted to skip the lines and do some shopping online. If that’s the case we have to keep in mind that there are some grinches out there. You know what I mean – also known as ‘porch pirates’… As frustrating as […]

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Santa is still coming to malls this holiday season; with Covid-19 restrictions in place

Your visit with Santa may look a little different at Ottawa malls this year. While most have either cancelled their Santa visits or made it virtual, a few are still proceeding with Covid-19 restrictions in place. Most of Ottawa’s largest malls have recently announced that they will not be proceeding with Santa visits as originally planned due to Covid-19. This includes: Bayshore […]

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Ottawa moves to ‘Orange’ level this weekend, major theaters choose not to reopen

This week Premier Ford introduced new pandemic restriction ‘levels’ and at midnight Ottawa moved into the ‘orange level’. This allows restaurants, bars, gyms and fitness centres to open under restrictions. It also allows movie theaters to open, but most in Ottawa are choosing not to do so. Cineplex and Landmark cinemas have announced they will remain closed despite having the option to reopen under restrictions. According to […]

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