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Why You Need To Visit Ottawa Now

Lin Stranberg | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Travel
Lin Stranberg

Ottawa is in the process of changing up the nice, proper-but-a-tad-stiff image it has rocked since I visited as a child. Most people visit Ottawa on their grade ten school trip and never look back; I returned over the years because I have family there. What I found on last weekend's visit made me want to go back for more.

7 Ways Climate Change Is Getting Personal in Ontario

The Tyee | By Joshua Rapp Learn | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada

From hiking to swimming, sipping to shipping, how shifting weather patterns are changing lives in this province.

Outdoor Winter Fun in Canada's Capital

Yelp Canada | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Travel
Yelp Canada

Has all that outdoor fun left you spent? Maybe you're just sick of layers, static, and space heaters. Beat the winter blues at this Old Chelsea oasis. It's the biggest spa in North America! While they do offer indoor services such as massage and body treatments, the full experience includes taking a dip in the outdoor baths and warming up in seven different saunas.

Outdoor Skating Rinks Are On Thin Ice

David Suzuki | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada
David Suzuki

One benefit of the National Hockey League strike: it gave people time to play outside on real ice! But outdoor skating could face the same difficulties as the NHL -- a drastically shorter season or outright cancellation. Research from Montreal's McGill and Concordia universities shows global warming is already having an effect on outdoor rinks in Canada.

No 'Free Ride' for Businesses Near National Parks: Environment Minister

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Businesses located near national parks, historic sites and canals run by Parks Canada could be asked to pay fees to help offset upkeep and op...

B.C. Town Tries To Claim World's Largest Rink Record

CBC | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada

The cold war is on: Invermere, B.C., is aiming to have what it says will be the world's largest skating rink, adding a third player to the rivalry bet...