Ottawa’s WinterPride goes digital in 2021

The third annual WinterPride might look a little different this year, but it’s going strong virtually. Capital Pride  announced it would hold the annual festivities, which are celebrated during Winterlude, through online spaces. You can get involved through a speaker series, an acoustic musical performance, drag shows, and art showcases from February 8-12.   There are six […]

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Winterlude to return in 2021 with a virtual ice-carving competition, musical showcases and more

Winterlude returns for the 43rd time, but this year’s celebrations will be brought to you virtually from February 5th until February 21st. Tune into the Canadian Heritage YouTube channel to catch all of the scheduled events, like ice-carving, musical acts, an ice–skating performance and more.   This year, Winterlude is showcasing a virtual National Ice-Carving Competition […]

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Province of Ontario launches #StayHomeON social media campaign

The Ontario government is urging folks to stay home, but this time they are taking to social media to spread the word. They’ve launched a new social media campaign called #StayHomeON. The government enlisted the help of local Ontario celebrities, influencers and athletes, including the Toronto Raptors. To kick things off, comedian Rick Mercer posted a video on Twitter encouraging folks – particularly those […]

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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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