News

Twist of Fate: Prairie Provinces Become COVID-19 Hot Spot in Pandemic’s Second Wave

Twist of Fate: Prairie Provinces Become COVID-19 Hot Spot in Pandemic’s Second Wave

The three Prairie provinces have become the epicentre of COVID-19’s second wave in Canada — surpassing Ontario and Quebec, the two most populous provinces that were initially… Read more »

Feds, Provinces to Stage Distribution Dry Run as Approval of First Vaccine Imminent

Feds, Provinces to Stage Distribution Dry Run as Approval of First Vaccine Imminent

Federal and provincial governments will stage a dress rehearsal Monday to test the complex plan to get precious COVID-19 vaccines distributed to every corner of Canada.

Crash Victims’ Families Told Approval of 737 Max by Transport Canada Looks ‘Imminent’

Crash Victims’ Families Told Approval of 737 Max by Transport Canada Looks ‘Imminent’

Transport Canada’s head of civil aviation informed family members in a virtual meeting Wednesday the department is on the cusp of validating changes to the plane — already cleared for takeoff in the United States — said Chris Moore, who lost his 24-year-old daughter Danielle in the tragedy.

Quebec Cancels Plans to Allow Christmas Gatherings With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

Quebec Cancels Plans to Allow Christmas Gatherings With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

The Legault government is cancelling its plan to allow holiday gatherings over four days at Christmas. Premier Francois Legault announced Thursday that in the province’s red zones,… Read more »

Elliot Page Coming Out Offers Historic Visibility for Trans and Non-Binary Community

Elliot Page Coming Out Offers Historic Visibility for Trans and Non-Binary Community

One of the first things Alexandher Brandy wanted to do after reading Elliot Page’s coming out letter was break into a dance. The urge to celebrate the… Read more »

Things to Do

Things to Do in Ottawa this Weekend

Things to Do in Ottawa this Weekend

A weekly digest of What’s On in and around Ottawa this weekend including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

What’s On This Week in Ottawa

What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa.

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Travel Ideas

25 Winter Adventures in Blue Mountains

25 Winter Adventures in Blue Mountains

The crystal-clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounded by the tree-lined hilly landscape known as the Blue Mountains are well-known for their abundance of winter activities.
Here are 25 adventures to experience during winter in the Blue Mountains.

25 Ontario Provincial Parks to Visit During Winter in Ontario

25 Ontario Provincial Parks to Visit During Winter in Ontario

If you enjoy bundling up, getting some fresh air and challenging yourself, then read on for a list of Ontario provincial parks that remain open over the winter and offer invigorating winterized activities, no matter your particular level of experience. Come along and experience the great outdoors even in the winter months!

15 Family Winter Getaways in Ontario

15 Family Winter Getaways in Ontario

Winter is a chance to get away for a cozy, fun, and active vacation around incredible sites around Ontario. Explore destinations that show off the beauty of… Read more »

Food & Drink

20 Places to Order Turkey to Go and Thanksgiving Dinner in Ottawa

20 Places to Order Turkey to Go and Thanksgiving Dinner in Ottawa

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and everyone knows that Thanksgiving means a delicious feast of stuffed turkey, cranberry sauce, and other hearty sides. Restaurants and caterers in Ottawa aim to serve up either a traditional meal for your special weekend or a unique twist to spice things up. Here are 20 options for your thanksgiving dinner, if you don’t feel like cooking for the family.

20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

As stay-at-home measures have started to relax and summer is in full storm, head out to a sunny patio in Ottawa to enjoy the beautiful weather and… Read more »

Father’s Day Brunch, BBQ Kits Takeout & Dine-in Options in Ottawa

Father’s Day Brunch, BBQ Kits Takeout & Dine-in Options in Ottawa

Celebrate Father’s Day in Ottawa with an array of restaurants to choose from, including down-to-earth cafés and gastropubs, classic steak and appetizer spots, and eateries offering a special take-out option or cook-at-home option for those who want to truly personalize a meal for this special event.

25 Mother’s Day Flower & Gift Delivery/Pickup Options in Ottawa

25 Mother’s Day Flower & Gift Delivery/Pickup Options in Ottawa

Bouquets and gift baskets can be a great option to show your loved ones that you’re thinking of them from far away. From classic flower arrangements, delicious… Read more »

25 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Ottawa

25 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Ottawa

With stay-at-home orders still in place, Ottawa’s many restaurants are still offering takeout and pickup options, some specifically crafting a Mother’s Day menu for the special day…. Read more »