Feb 08, 2011 — Winterlude, Ottawa's big winter festival, kicked off last Friday and runs through February 21st.
While the best-know activities center around outdoor fun, there are indoor events too - including a focus on the Arctic and Antarctica.
Margret Brady is the Programs & Communications Manager for The British Council, in Ottawa. Working with a number of co-sponsors, she's helped gather material that explains more about polar regions and why what happens there matters to us all. She spoke by phone with Lucy Martin. Go to full article