Bell Capital Cup comes to an end after 600 games over six days

2 January 2017 - 2:52pm
The 18th annual Bell Capital Cup saw over 600 games (almost 1,000 hours of hockey) played on 23 ice surfaces across Ottawa, from Stittsville to Orleans and points in between.

Shingles vaccine now free for Ontario seniors

1 January 2017 - 10:49pm
Seniors aged 65 to 70 can now get the vaccine free, which the province says will save them about $170.

Keep track of events this year with the Ottawa 2017 app

1 January 2017 - 10:47pm
Keep track of the festivities this year with the free Ottawa 2017 smartphone app.

Ottawa 2017 ignites a year of sesquicentennial celebrations in the nation’s capital

1 January 2017 - 10:34pm
(Via Ottawa 2017) Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and...

Full texts: 2017 New Year’s messages from the Queen, governor general and prime minister

1 January 2017 - 5:54pm
Read the full texts of their 2017 New Year's message.

What Ottawa was obsessed with in 2016 (a year-end list)

1 January 2017 - 3:20pm
Here's our (mostly) annual list of things that Ottawa was obsessed with (for better or for worse) in 2016.

Important numbers for New Year’s Eve

30 December 2016 - 8:19pm
Sure there’s Uber but it’s not everybody’s cup of tea....

OttawaStart’s 2016 local music picks

30 December 2016 - 8:16pm
There was plenty to hear and see in 2016 and is taking a look at what Ottawa had to offer.

Open and closed in Ottawa on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2017

29 December 2016 - 10:42am
Happy New Year! Here’s what’s open and closed on New...

Map of Ottawa toboggan hills

29 December 2016 - 10:10am
Toboggans, sledding, tubing, sliding … whatever you want to call...

No injuries after explosion at hydro sub station on NRC campus

27 December 2016 - 4:17pm
A Hazmat crew responded and air quality tests determined there was nothing toxic.

Library to celebrate Canada 150 with Storytelling

26 December 2016 - 6:40am
Stories are told in many forms, and in 2017, the OPL will explore the different ways in which stories are expressed through marquee events, as well as encore and regular programming.

Free rides on OC Transpo on New Year’s Eve

25 December 2016 - 2:56pm
Free transit across the city starts at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 3 a.m. on Jan. 1.

FEATURED: Salute To Vienna New Year’s Concert – January 2

22 December 2016 - 10:54pm
Salute To Vienna New Year’s Concert Strauss Symphony of Canada...

Open and closed in Ottawa on Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2015

22 December 2016 - 2:38pm
Here's what's open and closed in Ottawa for Christmas and Boxing Day, December 25 and 26, 2016.

FYI: OC Transpo holiday schedule, including free rides on New Year’s Eve

22 December 2016 - 2:22pm
OC Transpo will operate on a reduced holiday schedule from Dec. 24 until Jan. 6 and will offer free rides after 4:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

New pedestrian crossovers open on the Queen Elizabeth Driveway

22 December 2016 - 1:06pm
The new crossings improve access for pedestrians and cyclists along the Queen Elizabeth Driveway who want to access Lansdowne Park, the Rideau Canal Western Pathway, or Commissioners Park by Dow’s Lake.

PHOTOS: Christmas trees light up the Capital Region’s official residences

21 December 2016 - 12:04am
The NCC has installed trees in all official residences and shared some photos!

City doles out $200k to 49 community organizations for Ottawa 2017 events

20 December 2016 - 11:54pm
(Via Ottawa 2017) Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and...

‘An institution’: Susan Sherring says goodbye to the Ottawa Sun

20 December 2016 - 11:15pm
Taking a look back at the career of Ottawa Sun day oner Susan Sherring.