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    Adam: Canada’s history, like you’ve never seen it before
    Jun22

    Adam: Canada’s history, like you’ve never seen it before

    When I wrote recently about the lack of any notable legacy project in Ottawa to remind us of Canada’s 150 years of nationhood, folks at the Canadian Museum of History wondered if I had seen their permanent exhibition of Canadian history that opens Canada Day, July 1. I had not, and went to take a look. It is a legacy project worth its name,...

    Capital Facts: One of Ottawa’s oldest family owned businesses
    Jun16

    Capital Facts: One of Ottawa’s oldest family owned businesses

    In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Citizen is rolling out one fact each day for 150 days until July 1, highlighting the odd, the fascinating and the important bits of Ottawa history you might not know about. The same family has run Rideau Bakery for three generations, since 1930, making it one of Ottawa’s oldest...

    Jazzahead! Report III: The best from the rest of the world
    Jun15

    Jazzahead! Report III: The best from the rest of the world

    My previous two posts took into account hours and hours of shows that I saw earlier this year at jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany, covering the Finnish and German components of that event’s festival series. But the three-day event in late April, which I attended as a guest of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and Initiative Musik...

    Glavin: Canada’s oldest and best friends are barely functioning
    Jun09

    Glavin: Canada’s oldest and best friends are barely functioning

    The political chaos that has paralyzed the United Kingdom with the crippling of Theresa May’s Conservative government at the polls Thursday is an instructive illustration of the disruptive anxiety and exhaustion sweeping the West that Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland warned about in her address to the House of Commons this week. A...

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump
    Jun07

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump

    As an exercise in eloquently sugar-coating the facts of the shattered world order and Canada’s precarious place within the ruins, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s speech in the House of Commons Tuesday was a masterwork of tact and sobriety. Running in excess of 4,000 words, here’s the short version: We’ve had a...

    There’s an Ottawa-area festival for just about everyone this summer
    Jun05

    There’s an Ottawa-area festival for just about everyone this summer

    First come the tulips, then come the tunes. It’s seasonal ritual in the nation’s capital: As the city’s Tulip Festival comes to a close, the bloom begins for another season, one filled with live music. Beginning with Westfest, this first weekend in June, the calendar is packed through to September with nearly continuous live...

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France
    Jun04

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski went 1-for-2 in French Open doubles tennis matches on Sunday. Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna of India, the No. 7 seeds, earned a spot in the quarterfinals of mixed doubles by defeating France’s Chloe Paquet and Benoît Paire 6-3, 6-2 in a second-round match. Dabrowski and Bopanna are scheduled to play that...

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open
    Jun04

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu of China advanced to the third round of women’s doubles in the French Open on Saturday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Madison Brengle of the United States and Anna Smith of Britain. Dabrowski and Xu are scheduled to be back on the court at Paris on Sunday for a match against Raluca Olaru of...

    Canadian History Hall spanning 15,000 years opens for nation’s 150th birthday
    May25

    Canadian History Hall spanning 15,000 years opens for nation’s 150th birthday

    Inside the soon-to-open Canadian History Hall are potent national symbols like an astrolabe said to have belonged to explorer Samuel de Champlain, the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad and a T-shirt worn by Terry Fox. Visitors can shelter under a symbolic family tree that represents the more than 600 descendants of one of the brave...

    Canadian Army on exercise – Maple Resolve 2017 photos
    May24

    Canadian Army on exercise – Maple Resolve 2017 photos

    Approximately 5000 personnel from Canada and four other nations are involved in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2017 at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alta. The exercise, the largest Canadian Army training event of the year, is designed to confirm the high readiness of Task Force Tomahawk soldiers based out of Petawawa, Ontario. The...

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