Why Ottawa’s Atelier is Canada’s Alinea

Chef Marc Lepine opened Ottawa's award-winning gem after working in Grant Achatz's kitchen.


October Festivals: Oktoberfest is back!

The Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is just one of many festivals that will thrill you this month!


Stage is set for Ottawa Bluesfest 2012

City and Colour are among the headliners at this year's fest that is more secure than ever.

June Festivals: Jazz, lobster and icebergs

Things are humming this month with lots of festivals that the whole family will enjoy — including some of the best jazz fests in the world.


Delve deep into Whales Tohora in Ottawa

The Canadian Museum of Nature's Whales Tohora exhibit searches for the spiritual meaning of the majestic creatures, Tricia Edgar says.

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Photo of the Week: Dinosaurs in Ottawa

The Canadian Museum of Nature has lots of family-friendly fun. Email your travel photo to and win a great prize!


Canadian Tulip Festival springs to life in Ottawa

The nation's capital is awash with colour as the annual Canadian Tulip Festival blooms from May 4-21,'s Tricia Edgar writes.

Ottawa’s Mill St. Brew Pub steals the show with beer

After years in Toronto, Mill St. Brew Pub opens in Ottawa and that makes's Janine MacLean one happy drinker.

Fairmont Château Laurier’s unsinkable Titanic link

One of the victims of Titanic was Charles Melville Hays, a successful businessperson and builder of one of Canada's most famous hotels.

Slainte! (Photo by Jeff O'Reilly)

St. Patrick’s Day in Canada Countdown, Edition 5

Freshly cooked Irish pub favourites like corned beef and cabbage with champ await you at D'Arcy McGee’s in Ottawa.

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