Archives for Ottawa2018

Mid-Season Home Maintenance

As we slowly approach the winter season, doing some mid-season maintenance on your home will help you stay toasty during the cold months. Not only will this home maintenance checklist help keep you warm, but it will help ensure that your home won’t run into issues in the middle of winter. Click here for the full article.  
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Ottawa: Weekend Road Closures

CBC News: Traffic headache alert: Highway 417 closed this weekend, July 25, 2018   Plan your Queensway trips well in advance this weekend, because Highway 417 will be closed in both directions between Bronson and Carling avenues. Significant traffic impacts are expected during the closure, which is planned to start at 5 p.m. Saturday and end 11 a.m. Sunday. The closure is necessary for the demolition of the Harmer Avenue pedestrian bridge, which is set to be replaced over the next two years. Several eastbound on-ramps will be closed, including those at Carling, Parkdale and Maitland avenues. Some westbound on-ramps
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Lightning Safety on the Soccer Field

Here is a great video from Environment Canada that explains what to do in the case of lightning and how to access The Canadian Lightning Danger Map which represents areas at greater risk of being struck by lightning in the next ten minutes.
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Things to do in Ottawa this long weekend!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Ottawa has a host of events and activities for you to choose from. With something for everyone, you’re sure to have fun! Click here to discover what’s happening in the capital.   
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Renovation Inspiration for the Floors in your Home

Renovations can be expensive, that’s why finding inexpensive ways to add your design stamp to your home is key. Though there are areas in your home that you shouldn’t pinch pennies (like electrical work and plumbing), there are some projects you can find innovative work-arounds that look expensive. Click here for inexpensive renovation inspiration!  
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Spring is here, bring on the Mudroom!

Though the people of Ottawa are thrilled to see the beginnings of a sleepy Spring take place (and the snow melt), they are less thrilled with the mess it brings into their homes. A well-designed mudroom can help limit the slushy, muddy mess and keep your home cleaner and fresher. Click here for tips on creating a high-functioning mudroom.  
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Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day!

  From Celtic events, to beer-related festivities, to film festivals, Canada’s Capital loves to celebrate Irish culture in honour of St. Patrick’s Day. Soak up some Irish culture on and around St. Patrick’s Day at the following events and activities. Sláinte!   Click here for all the events  
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What’s Happening in Ottawa this Weekend

Looking for something fun to do to kick off the first weekend in March? Ottawa has lots of fun activities, live music, sports and events for the whole family this weekend. Enjoy Disney on Ice Dare to Dream with the kids, a night of live music with your friends, or a sugar rush from the Maple Fest – there’s something for everyone! Click here to plan your weekend fun.  
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List of Fun March Break Activities

March break is just around the corner, but luckily there’s many events to keep you and your children occupied! There’s several fun activities taking place, some during both the Ontario and Quebec March Breaks, like the Funhaven Family Centre, Camp Fortune, Escape Rooms and more. Click here to find your next March Break Family Adventure.  
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