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Travelling to Canada Day festivities downtown will be an extra pain this year, here's a quick run through of the situation.
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"For almost seven years, I’ve had the privilege of being commander-in-chief. It’s a role that has meant a lot to me," Johnston said in a speech after the inspection.
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Governor General David Johnston will kick off summer activities at Rideau Hall Sunday with the annual inspection of the ceremonial guard.
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The building that houses the Prime Minister’s Office is getting...
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(Via City of Ottawa) For the past 27 years, local...
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The goal is to have the Global Rallycross come back for the next three years, although that is "not firm," said Guy Laflamme, executive director of Ottawa 2017.
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Ottawa Restaurants

I’ve always liked Almonte. It’s pretty, it has history, it has a waterfall and old stone mills. It was named for a Mexican general, for some odd reason, and can boast the birthplace of a basketball inventor. Most importantly, when stacked, culinarily, against other Valley towns its size, it punches above its weight. I’m familiar with, and have written about, a few of Almonte’s restaurants and café. I know too, that the town is homebase for Hummingbird, the outstanding bean to bar chocolate company thrust on the international stage when its Hispaniola chocolate bar won a best in show at a...
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I had the pleasure of sipping oil at a coffeehouse last week with a fellow called Mike George and his partner Nathalie Bellegarde. And I’m not talking about that subpar stuff that lines the supermarket shelves.  This was small batch, single origin, cold extracted evoo, from the olive trees farmed by Mike’s uncle Jean and from groves around his property, 30 kilometres due north of Rome. So not just olives sourced from a single country, but from a single region. Pretty precious stuff. The oil I sampled was from a second harvest of riper olives. Slurped by the spoonful, it had...
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From the Spring issue of Taste & Travel Magazine, a piece on navigating the Fez Medina.
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