News

Ontario Won’t Close Provincial Beaches Amid Overcrowding Concerns

Ontario Won’t Close Provincial Beaches Amid Overcrowding Concerns

Ontario’s premier said he won’t order provincial beaches to close even as several municipalities grapple with crowds flocking to their shores amid the COVID−19 pandemic. Doug Ford instead… Read more »

Ethics Watchdog to Examine Trudeau Over We Charity Contract, Since Reversed

Ethics Watchdog to Examine Trudeau Over We Charity Contract, Since Reversed

The federal ethics watchdog is examining whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the conflict of interest law over how he handled a decision to have WE Charity manage a… Read more »

Quebec Government Suspends All Advertising on Facebook During July

Quebec Government Suspends All Advertising on Facebook During July

The Quebec government says it is joining an international boycott of Facebook by refusing to advertise on the social network during the month of July. Premier Francois Legault’s office made… Read more »

Ottawa Mayor to Introduce Motion to Mandate Cloth Masks Indoors

Ottawa Mayor to Introduce Motion to Mandate Cloth Masks Indoors

The mayor of Ottawa says he’s working to make cloth masks mandatory indoors in an effort to slow the spread of COVID−19 while restarting the economy. Jim… Read more »

Advocates Say New Ontario Bill Makes Evictions Easier For Landlords

Advocates Say New Ontario Bill Makes Evictions Easier For Landlords

Ontario tenants’ rights advocates are voicing concerns over a new bill they say will make it easier for landlords to obtain evictions once the COVID−19 crisis eases. Several advocacy groups say… Read more »

Things to Do

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

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free 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 »

Things to Do in Ottawa in July

Things to Do in Ottawa in July

Things to Do in Ottawa in July: Events, and Activities happening in Ottawa during the month of July 2020. 25 Outdoor Adventures in Ottawa Valley 25 Outdoor… Read more »

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, July 3… Read more »

Travel Ideas

Top Beaches to Visit this Summer in Ontario – Cleanest Beaches of Ontario

Top Beaches to Visit this Summer in Ontario – Cleanest Beaches of Ontario

When beaches in Ontario have that distinct blue flag flying above, it gives the beach’s community a unique sense of pride because they know that the water… Read more »

Ontario Road Trip: Discover the 11 Islands on the Long Sault Parkway

Ontario Road Trip: Discover the 11 Islands on the Long Sault Parkway

Set between the major cities of Kingston and Montreal is the Long Sault Parkway, a 10-kilometre long road that connects a collection of eleven islands on the… Read more »

15 Scenic Lookouts In and Around Ottawa

15 Scenic Lookouts In and Around Ottawa

What better time of the year than the heart of summer to explore nature and enjoy the many scenic lookouts around Ottawa? This list provides 15 must-visit… Read more »

Food & Drink

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 »

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Are you missing trips to Canada’s Wonderland filled with ‘screamastic‘ rides and yummy treats including their famous funnel cakes? Though there is no real substitute for the… Read more »