Month: August 2017

Easing back into routines can also ease back-to-school jitters

POSTMEDIA NEWS, VANCOUVER SUN  08.23.2017 Headed back to school? Better get back into those routines now. While the worries may seem trivial to adults, things like meeting new teachers and figuring out who to sit with at lunch can cause anxiety for students, Grade 1 through senior year of high school. But experts say it’s possible …

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The last weekend of August is packed with fun activities in Ottawa!

Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from August 25-27, 2017. There is an abundance of festivals this weekend, including the Capital Fair (August 18-27), House of PainT Festival (August 24-27), the Hopped and Confused Beer, Music & Food Festival (August 25), the Palestinian Festival Ottawa (August 25-27), Baconpalooza (August 25-27), the Upper Gatineau Whitewater Festival(August 25-27), the Ottawa Lumière Festival (August 26), …

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Ottawa viewed as Canada’s safest city: Poll

Josh Pringle, CTV Morning Live Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017 7:06AM EDT  Last Updated Wednesday, August 23, 2017 7:42AM EDT Canadians believe Ottawa is Canada’s safest city. A new Mainstreet poll looks at Canadian perceptions of safety in 15 major cities across the country. Ottawa is viewed as Canada’s safest city. The survey shows 74% …

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Solar eclipse today: Everything Canadians need to know about the event

By Maham AbediNational Online Journalist, Breaking News  Global News   Millions of people in North America will have the chance to view a solar eclipse as it moves across the continent on Aug. 21. While several states in the U.S. will see a rare total eclipse, meaning the moon will completely cover the sun. The path of totality …

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