May 24, 2013 — Music lessons are a part of life for many families. There are different methods of instruction, including something called the Suzuki method. It was developed in Japan by violinist Shinichi Suzuki and eventually became a successful style of learning around the world.
The Ottawa Suzuki Strings is an umbrella organization that organizes lessons for students of all ages. The most advanced young players can experience tours and public performance with the violin ensemble Stellae Boreales.
Lucy Martin took in a recent rehearsal to learn more about both programs. Go to full article
Ottawa, ON, May 20, 2013 — "Miss Caledonia" is playing in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through May 25. Melody A. Johnson runs the gamut from farmer girl to beauty pageant contestant in a delightful eighty minutes. Go to full article
May 14, 2013 — Leaders on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are pleased that the U.S. isn't moving forward on a border crossing fee.
The Department of Homeland Security recently asked Congress to authorize a border fee study. The department wanted to charge everyone entering the U.S. by land from Canada and Mexico. Go to full article
Apr 26, 2013 — Members of Congress from the North Country and Vermont are urging the Homeland Security Department to drop a proposal that could add new fees for travelers entering the US... Go to full article
Apr 08, 2013 — In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, crossing the border with Canada has become a much more difficult experience. Congressman Bill Owens hosted a group of security... Go to full article
Beauharnois, QC, Mar 25, 2013 — The Champlain Hudson Power Express is a proposed underground transmission line that could supply New York City with hydropower generated in Quebec. But opponents say the line... Go to full article
Long Lake, NY, Mar 18, 2013 — Students and faculty at Long Lake Central School are focusing on the community's French Canadian history and culture this week. The school will host an evening of music,... Go to full article