Archives for Celebration

Happy 150!

It’s going to be a busy weekend, with lots of crowds and festivities (as blogged about on Wednesday!) It’s going to be a tremendous experience! I just wanted to wish everyone, who chooses to celebrate, a very happy and very safe Canada 150 holiday weekend!
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The Tulip Festival is coming up May 12-22!

  This year’s special 65th anniversary program offers activities at four official sites as well as breathtaking Tulipmania Fireworks set to music, guided tours, vintage military displays paying tribute to our veterans, and the WWII liberation of the Netherlands by Canadian troops; and restaurant and hotel special offers.   Click here for more information on all of the events
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Canada Celebrates 150 Years!

  The milestone has arrived – our country’s 150th year. What better time than now to stand proud and represent our Nation as a united community? We are very fortunate to be living in Ottawa – our Capital. We’ve certainly come a long way since our founders first settled here 190 years ago. Originating as Bytown, Ottawa was initially built to house labourers who had been recruited to help build the Rideau Canal. Times have changed between then and now. We are no longer considered the “town that fun forgot” nor are we solely known for being “the highway to Montreal“.
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