Category Archives: Community Profiles

Ottawa RedBlacks Home Opener in the Glebe

The RedBlacks are set to play their first home game tonight, July 18th, at the recently unveiled TD Place stadium in Ottawa’s Glebe neighbourhood. Football fans will have their chance not only to enjoy the sold-out game in a full stadium of cheering fans, but the opportunity to appreciate all the hard work and preparation […]



Grab Breakfast to Go in Ottawa’s Glebe

Spring has finally arrived in Ottawa, and with the temperatures rising it’s even easier to get out to enjoy all the city has to offer. Whether you’re browsing the vendors of the ByWard Market downtown, checking out a new restaurant in Hintonburg, or taking the family out for a picnic in Alta Vista, Ottawa’s warm […]



Canadian Tulip Festival Comes to Ottawa

It’s tulip season again in the Capital! The Canadian Tulip Festival kicks off May 9th in Ottawa and will continue until the 19th. Every year, local residents and visitors alike look forward to North America’s largest Tulip Festival, a tradition originating from the Dutch Royal Family’s gift of tulips for Canada’s role in spearheading the […]


An Active Spring Surge in Ottawa Real Estate

With the snow finally melting, the weather warming, evening light and the Ottawa senators out of the playoffs, expectations point to an active spring surge with buyers taking advantage of great mortgage rates and ample inventory to choose from. Ottawa’s hottest ‘hoods right now are Hintonburg and Wellington Village, and for those shopping for an […]


Ottawa’s Centretown is the Heart of the City

Ottawa’s Centretown neighbourhood is the heart of the city. There’s always something new and exciting happening downtown, whether it’s a national event at Ottawa’s Parliament Hill or a new restaurant opening up on Bank Street. Surrounded by great neighbourhoods like Hintonburg to the west and The Glebe to the south, along with the close proximity […]



Britannia Yacht Club: Historical Spotlight

Located in Ottawa’s west end neighbourhood of Britannia Village, the Britannia Yacht Club (BYC) is one of Canada’s oldest yacht clubs. Its roots are based on a gathering of cottagers who spent summers at Britannia-on-the-Bay. Once known as the Britannia Aquatic Club, the association met for nine years in an old saw mill. The name […]


Enjoying the Rideau River

Over 145 kilometres long, the Rideau River offers picturesque views. The river flows north from the Upper Rideau Lake and empties into the Ottawa River at Rideau Falls. The Rideau Canal was formed by joining the River River with the Cataraqui River. To help reduce flooding, city workers often utilize ice blasting to eliminate the ice […]