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Month: October 2016

O-Train Confederation Line Fall Newsletter

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Youth Ambassadors from across Canada to share their Ottawa 2017 experiences

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to announce a partnership with Encounters with Canada to enrich the experience of young Canadians during Canada’s sesquicentennial year. Encounters with Canada participants visiting Ottawa in 2017 will have the opportunity to represent Ottawa as Youth Ambassadors. The students, aged 14 to 17 years, will participate in Ottawa 2017 events, help with marketing and media activities, including…
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Sky Lounge tickets go on sale Friday

Ottawa 2017 partners with Andaz’s feast + revel to bring fine dining to new heights Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to announce that tickets to the Sky Lounge will go on sale at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 28. Ottawa 2017 is also pleased to welcome feast + revel, the signature restaurant of Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market, as the Official Sky Lounge…
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Canada was named the number 1 country to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet

I’m very proud to see that Canada was named the number 1 country to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet. With Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations just around the corner, our Nation’s Capital is ready to host the biggest party ever thrown for our great country. Be here for Canada’s Big Year! Read Ottawa Tourism’s News Release below: — Ottawa Tourism elated Lonely Planet recognizes Canada as #1 place to visit in 2017 Capitalizing on Ottawa’s year-long…
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Education and the Economy Summit fosters increased collaboration between local government, education and business leaders to promote economic opportunity

The Education and the Economy Summit, held today at Ottawa City Hall, laid a strong foundation for ongoing collaboration between local school boards, postsecondary institutions, government and private sector partners, NGOs, and students, with the goal of generating more opportunities for students and increasing the long-term prosperity of the city with more start-ups and jobs. “The Education and the Economy Summit is only the beginning of the conversation among the key partners from the education…
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