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As reported in today’s Ottawa Citizen, a roving reporter for the Harvard Crimson had little trouble discovering an awkward lack of geo/political awareness among some students on campus. Confronted with the challenge of naming the capital of...
Decades ago, while still living in Honolulu, I paid a nominal fee for a life-time membership in something called the Funeral and Memorial Society of Hawaii. This was a small, very low-budget co-op, for handling memorials, burials or cremations at...
The investigation continues as to why a respected, experienced driver failed to stop his double-decker city bus at a marked crossing, where multiple witnesses say the barrier arm was down. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has confirmed that...
UPDATE, 4:40pm: Multiple media reports have identified the bus driver as 10-year OC Transpo veteran Dave Woodard, although officials declined to give his name at this afternoon’s press conference. The reports also say the driver was one of...
It's plenty challenging to produce local food: erratic weather, pests, disease and lots of long, hard work. But that's just the front end. There's still the selling side, full of its own quirks and obstacles. If producers don't...
News stories tagged with "ottawa"
Feb 12, 2003 — By the first snowfall, most of us have long ago put our bicycles away. But in every city, there are a few die-hard souls who keep pedaling all winter long. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly offers a profile of the winter cyclist. Go to full article
Jan 27, 2003 — Cars are among the largest polluters in the world. They contribute to the smog that hangs over many large cities and they're a major culprit in the creation of greenhouse gas emissions. But most of us are reluctant to give up our cars altogether. As Karen Kelly reports, a growing number of North Americans are opting to share a car instead. Go to full article
Jan 21, 2003 — Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale opened January 16 on the Main Stage at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa and runs through February 1. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng bundled up, made the trip, and has this review. Go to full article
Jan 17, 2003 — Thousands of people will march tomorrow in Washington, San Francisco, Ottawa, and dozens of places around the world in opposition to a war with Iraq. David Sommerstein reports North Country peace activists are taking a more local approach. Go to full article
Dec 02, 2002 — NCPR theatre critic Connie Meng previews some holiday performances coming in December: Angel Square at the NAC in Ottawa, Really Rosie at Syracuse Stage, and A Christmas Carol at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. Go to full article
Dec 02, 2002 — A lively production of Candida opened last Thursday at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening and has this review. Candida runs through December 14. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Nov 15, 2002 — With or without United Nations backing, the U-S is asking Canada to be ready to join it should military action be needed in Iraq. Secretary of State Colin Powell says the U.S. will be looking for support from Canada and other allies if Saddam Hussein doesn't cooperate with U.N. weapons inspectors. Powell made the comments Thursday after meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Bill Graham in Ottawa. Martha Foley talks with Ottawa correspondent Karen Kelly. Go to full article
Oct 23, 2002 — The National Arts Centre's Main Stage season has opened with the new play Mary's Wedding. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was in Ottawa for the second performance and has this review. Mary's Wedding runs through November 2. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Oct 14, 2002 — Under driving wind and rain yesterday, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended a Canadian Thanksgiving service in Ottawa. About 3,500 people joined the royal couple for the outdoor ceremony on Parliament Hill. Todd Moe chats with some of the many royal watchers. Go to full article
Sep 27, 2002 — The Governor of the Dew and The Velvet Devil, two one-act plays, are playing in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through October 5. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended opening night and has our review. Go to full article