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“You can't sit back and let things happen. You have to do something about it and that's what we do.”
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Advocacy group We the Parents held a meeting at the...
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"This is an opportunity to bring the learning outside. To be a place and a space for movement and fresh air."
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"I hope they'll (the audience) get excited and like how it looks, how it feels," said Heather Gibson, executive producer of NAC Presents and variety programming. "The experience is going to be much more audience-driven."
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Photo: Pumpkin season in Manotick. By Ross Dunn via the...
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Here is a list of free Thanksgiving meals happening in Ottawa this weekend.
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Ottawa Restaurants

  It began four years ago, with 25 participating restaurants in nine cities across the country. This year, Restaurants for Change has mushroomed to include more than 90 restaurants in 19 cities (and one town!), all donating proceeds from dinner service on October 18th to community food programs across Canada. Restaurants in the one-day nationwide fundraiser in this part of Ontario include Atelier (chef Marc Lepine), Clover Food & Drink (chef West de Castro), North & Navy (chef Adam Vettorel), Union Local 613 (chef Darren Flowers), and The Fieldhouse in Perth. From CFCC: At Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC), we believe healthy food can be a transformative force...
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I was one of the one thousand people lucky enough to have a seat at Canada’s Table.  That the soggy summer of 2017 allowed such a splendid evening was a truly miraculous thing, and the thousand-foot table that ran the length of Parliament Hill was marquee-free beneath a clear blue sky. Dreamed up two years ago by restaurateur Stephen Beckta, Canada’s Table had two key missions: to celebrate Canadian cuisine and wines in the late summer of the country’s 150th anniversary, and to raise money for at-risk communities to access wholesome food. The venue was Parliament Hill. Stretching the length of...
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chef Jason Sawision on the deck of Stofa Have to admit, I’m pretty stoked for this place. Jason Sawision, chef de cuisine at Atelier restaurant for six years, Marc Lepine’s sous chef for both the 2012 and 2016 golden wins at the Canadian Culinary Championships, 14-month intern at chef Michael Stadtlander’s Eigensinn Farm, butcher for a year at Toronto’s The Healthy Butcher, chef/instructor at Algonquin College, and new dad for three weeks, is set to open Stofa end of September. It’s an old Norse word for stove, apparently, or for a source of heat and comfort. Sawision left Atelier six months ago...
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