Ottawa and the Rideau Canal have officially broken up for the 2024 season

Rideau Canal with ice looking good and no one skating. Parliament in the background.

On February 25th, 2024, the NCC made the decision to close the Rideau Canal skate-way for the season at 10pm, officially ending Ottawa’s on-again, off-again relationship with the Canal. Many skaters and Rideau Canal lovers are upset by this closure, as it is no longer temporary. The ice conditions of the Canal were in poor […]

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Ottawa to receive $176M in housing funds from federal government

Photo of a house with a contruction trailer filled with debris inside.

After revealing on January 24th that the city of Ottawa signed a deal with housing minister Sean Fraser to be part of the Federal Governments four-billion-dollar housing accelerator fund, Ottawa has finally been given a budget: $176 million dollars. Mayor of Ottawa, Mark Sutcliffe, claims that “the city worked hard to get as much money as […]

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Ontario Summer Indigenous Game to take place in Algonquin Territory – Ottawa this year

The 2022 Ontario Summer Indigenous Games (2022 OSIG) are taking place from July 28-31, in the nation’s capital on the traditional territories of the Algonquin Peoples in partnership with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, the Government of Ontario, City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism, and the University of Ottawa. An opening ceremony will be hosted […]

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