Date:May 1, 2012
Officially known as the Canadian Tulip Festival (or in french, Le Festival Canadien de Tulipes Ottawa-Gatineau), this year’s event takes place in Ottawa from May 4-21, 2012. Millions of tulips will blossom again, creating an exotic mosaic of colour and beauty in Ottawa and Gatineau. This is the 60th edition of the annual festival. News Read More…
Date:March 31, 2012
Most Common Canadian Traditions When in Canada, you may find that their traditions are different from your country of origin. Establishing a good relationship with the locals is one way to ensure that your stay will be enjoyable and memorable. In today’s ever changing society, mixed cultures can be easily encountered, and being aware of Read More…
Date:May 6, 2011
Okay, kiddies, you knew it was coming.
It’s May 6th and the Canadian Tulip Festival is HERE!
Every year, the festival has a theme for its events. 2011 is no different, and this year’s theme is “Kaleidoscope” and, with that in mind, the numerous events that make up this year’s Tulip Festival include a whirl of sound, taste, and colour to engage the senses and the imagination.
Date:December 16, 2010
Well, I figure I’ll be blogging here for a couple of weeks so, I might as well start off with something obvious: The Cat Colony.
Yes, you heard me.
In addition to being home to the House of Commons, the Senate, numerous gargoyles and grotesques, and the Library of Parliament, Parliament Hill (located on Wellington street at Metcalfe) has been home to a feral cat colony for over thirty years.