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Year: 2017

Help bring Canada’s Games to Canada’s capital

Residents can join in the excitement as Ottawa bids to host the Canada Summer Games in 2021 by registering their support at Ottawa2021.ca. As part of the bid process, the City wants to showcase the strong community support and enthusiasm for hosting the event. The Canada Games are this country’s largest multi-sport event for the next generation of national team athletes and represent the pinnacle of interprovincial/territorial sport competition. It would be the biggest sporting…
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Pull up a chair to Canada’s Table

Ottawa 2017 Signature Event will showcase Canadian culinary excellence at a 1000-person open-air table on Wellington Street  Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are pleased to welcome Restaurateur Stephen Beckta and Chef Mike Moffatt of Beckta, Play and Gezellig restaurants, along with Sheila Whyte of Thyme & Again Catering, as partners for an unprecedented culinary experience: Canada’s Table. On August 27, to celebrate our country’s…
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You are invited to the 2021 Canada Summer Games Bid Launch

As we begin this historic year of celebrations for our country’s 150th anniversary, we must already look to the future and determine what will keep this momentum going once our 2017 events have come and gone. As you may know by now, Ottawa is doing this by bidding for the rights to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. We need your help in the race to win the bid by registering your support online at…
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Visit Ottawa’s rural attractions this year!

One of my favourite things about Ottawa is its particularly large geographical scale. But despite having a total land surface of 2758 km², it is easy to travel from our vibrant urban neighbourhoods to family-centric suburbs to rural and farming areas in 20 minutes. family-centric suburbs and.This year, visit Ottawa’s rural attractions!

Ottawa 2017 ignites a year of sesquicentennial celebrations in the nation’s capital

Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are delighted to kick-off a full year of celebrations in the nation’s capital to mark Canada’s 150th birthday. Tonight’s New Year’s Eve celebrations at Ottawa City Hall launched 12 months of festivities with the lighting of the spectacular Ottawa 2017 Cauldron. Built in partnership with Enbridge Gas Distribution and natural gas companies from across Canada, the three-sided installation –…
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