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Tag: Canada 150

Get your (video) game on, Ottawa!

Ottawa – Ottawa 2017 and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are excited to launch the Canadian Videogame Competition and Expo, which begins today and runs until Saturday. This Ottawa 2017 Signature Event offers residents and visitors an opportunity to test their gaming skills in a fun and interactive environment, while also learning about new and existing locally-based game companies. Gamers are invited to join this FREE two-part event: From Monday, November…
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Sample local food, Beau’s beer, and enjoy live music – including a performance by Eva Avila – all while exploring a local farm

Ottawa 2017’s newest Agri 150 experience takes place this Saturday Ottawa – Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, is pleased to announce a new Agri 150 experience. A free, fun-filled day will unfold this weekend at the Just Food Farm with Good Food Celebrations. Good Food Celebrations (Free)                                                                                                Saturday, October 14 (rain or shine) 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Just Food Farm, 2389 Pepin Court Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate…
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Experience Mìwàte!

Free dynamic lighting experience at the Chaudière Falls Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are thrilled to launch Mìwàte: Illumination of Chaudière Falls. The experience officially opens to the public tomorrow at 7 p.m., offering the first public access in decades to one of the region’s most impressive natural landmarks. ABOUT MÌWÀTE Based on an original concept by Ottawa 2017, Mìwàte was created and produced by the Ottawa 2017…
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Ottawa 2017 wins national award for Most Innovative PR Campaign

Ottawa – Ottawa 2017 and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are thrilled to have received the distinction of Most Innovative PR Campaign at the 2017 Explore Canada Awards of Excellence. The awards recognize excellence and creativity in promoting and inspiring travelers to explore our country. The prize was awarded today during Destination Canada’s 14th Annual GoMedia Canada, a premier international travel media event, held this year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ottawa…
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Mìwàte: Illumination of Chaudière Falls to open on October 6

Media premiere October 5 Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are excited to announce that Mìwàte: Illumination of Chaudière Falls, will premiere the evening of Thursday, October 5 and officially open to the public on Friday, October 6 at 7 p.m. Created and produced by the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Moment Factory, in collaboration with the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn, and in consultation with representatives from local Métis and Inuit…
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