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Our Blog 2018-02-08T21:59:50+00:00

Our Evening with Grace in the Kitchen

What a night! Again this year we had a fantastic evening on our annual event with Grace in the Kitchen and Serious Cheese. We had a great turn out this year and all of our clients and supporters enjoyed themselves. Highlights were, as always, the food, the company and the treats! Local kitchen and delicacy shop, Grace in the Kitchen, [...]

November 15th, 2018|

Weekly O-Train Update

Work and testing continue this week on Ottawa's much anticipated light rail system. Information and photos courtesy of the City of Ottawa. West Stations Tunney’s Pasture Station The wood ceiling installation nears completion; when completed, crews will  address mechanical and electrical finishes. Landscaping activities occur at the south perimeter of the station, along Scott Street. Bayview Station The south and [...]

November 9th, 2018|

Remembrance Day 2018 in Ottawa

Remembrance Day is an important day throughout Canada and Ottawa, our Capital City, pays homage to our veterans with many events leading up to the day and on the day. This year, November 11, falls on a Sunday giving all a chance to remember the wars our country has fought and those who have fought them by attending one of [...]

November 7th, 2018|

Wreath Night at the Carp Garden Centre: RSVP NOW!

Our Next Event! Discovering Ottawa with Carp Garden Centre Christmas IS truly around the corner! One of our most popular events of the year is just around the corner too! Join us on November 28 at 6:30 pm for our annual wreath night with Carp Garden Centre at the Carp Fairgrounds. This one will absolutely fill up fast so don't [...]

November 7th, 2018|

Update on Ottawa Real Estate Market

The Ottawa Citizen reported today good news for buyers in the housing market at the moment. While the number of houses on the market has declined rapidly for the fall months, the prices did not jump up any more than modestly. In October, 1,059 residential homes were sold for an average cost of $449,000 which is up by about 5.7% [...]

November 6th, 2018|

Weekly O-Train Update

Another week has gone by with more progress done on Ottawa's infamous light rail. Here is the construction and testing update for this week. The update and photos are courtesy of the City of Ottawa. Train testing across the alignment is progressing with trains moving at increased speed and frequency.  More coupled trains are moving on the tracks.  Public art [...]

November 2nd, 2018|

Healthy Homes for Healthy Children

We have discovered a great website that will help you determine what your home needs for your child/children and really your family as a whole can be the healthiest they can be. It is hosted by the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and they aim to: Move children's environmental health issues into the minds of decision-makers both on the front [...]

November 1st, 2018|

Weekly O-Train Update

Here is an update from the City on the progress of the new light rail system in Ottawa. Photos and information courtesy of the City of Ottawa. West Stations Tunney’s Pasture Station The wood ceiling installation nears completion. Once the wood ceiling is finished, crews will move on to finishing mechanical and electrical  works. Landscaping around the station continues. Bayview [...]

October 29th, 2018|

RSVP NOW for our Discovering Ottawa Event with Grace in the Kitchen on November 14th!

We are lucky enough to have been able to partner with Grace in the Kitchen again this year for this fabulous, private shopping event. The event is taking place on Wednesday November 14 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Admission is completely FREE!  If you don’t already know, this beautiful store is partnered with Serious Cheese  and is a valued member of our local business [...]

October 25th, 2018|

Our Evening with Erling’s Variety in The Glebe

Last night our Tasting Ottawa group was treated to a delicious tasting menu at Erling's Variety in The Glebe. Opened  in 2013, Erling's goal is to provide creative with delicious beverages in a welcoming atmosphere. They definitely succeed in this! The ambience of the restaurant is lovely....modern but still cozy...intimate without feeling crowded or too small. The kitchen is open [...]

October 25th, 2018|