Archive of posts tagged "Ontario"

Visiting the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa


Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 — 9:35am PDT
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We sat in the shade of the East Block on a warm August morning in Ottawa. The capital’s Carillon played America the Beautiful as a part of an “Unofficial Anthems” song selection, after Jamaica Farewell and before the AfricAcadian anthem, Oh, Freedom. The daily carillon program is just one of many aspects of visiting the […]

Ottawa for Foodies: ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking


Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 12:18pm PDT
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One of the best ways to get to know a destination is through its food. What is grown there, what is seasonal, what is lovingly prepared and savoured to the last bite. John and I took a little vacation to Ottawa in late August and through ByWard Market and C’est Bon Cooking, we had an […]

Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre April 2015


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 — 9:44am PDT
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This month’s offerings for Friday Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre include the Canada-blaming South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (April 3), Kevin Bacon and Reba McEntire dodging pesky Graboids in Tremors (April 10), Sam Neill and Laurence Fishburne tackling the terrors of space travel in Event Horizon (April 17) and Tim Curry, Christopher […]

Ottawa and Gatineau for the Ford Fiesta Challenge


Monday, September 9th, 2013 — 10:21am PDT
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This August, bloggers from across the country were invited to Ottawa to experience the new Ford Fiesta courtesy of Ford Canada. The group was a fun and diverse mix of writers, from lifestyle and food to parent blogging, that hailed from Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal. We were gathered together to drive Fiestas for a […]