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Month: November 2016

Submissions now open for JUNOfest 2017

JUNO Week’s two-night music festival invites Canadian artists from all genres to apply. TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that artist submissions for JUNOfest, presented by CBCMusic.ca are now open. The annual musical festival will showcase performances by top Canadian acts in venues across Ottawa on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 as part of JUNO Week 2017. Artists interested in participating in JUNOfest can apply between…
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Debbie Heuchert receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

November 23, 2016 – Deputy Mayor Mark Taylor and West Carleton-March Ward Councillor Eli El-Chantiry presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Debbie Heuchert at today’s City Council meeting. Debbie volunteers in many areas of the community including coaching recreational soccer and helping to manage the Starlight Synchronized Skating Team. She sits on the executive boards of the West Carleton Minor Hockey Association and the West Carleton Skating Club where she takes on responsibilities above and…
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Mayor Jim Watson’s statement on recent anti-Semitic acts in the City of Ottawa

I am proud to serve as Mayor of a tolerant, progressive and inclusive community. Ottawa is a city of many diverse cultures and beliefs, all of which we embrace. I strongly condemn the actions of those who would seek to weaken our commitment to our shared values. And I strongly condemn this very hateful anti-Semitic act – it has no place in the city of Ottawa.

Tennis Canada selects Ottawa for Davis Cup by BNP Paribas First Round Play

November 16, 2016 – Tennis Canada announced Wednesday that The Arena at TD Place at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, Ontario will be the host site for the upcoming Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first-round tie between Canada and Great Britain. The event will take place from February 3-5, 2017. “It’s been more than two decades since Davis Cup has been held in Ottawa and the timing is right now to bring it back,” said…
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The party’s here and all of Canada’s invited!

Ottawa students send postcards to friends and family across the country inviting them to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the nation’s capital Ottawa – Ottawa area students have a message for their family and friends from coast to coast to coast: “Come celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with us in 2017!” As part of a city-wide student postcard writing initiative, the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased…
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