Tag - Ottawa

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CanCon 2016 Storify Recap
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Ottawa BeaverTails
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Parliament Hill

CanCon 2016 Storify Recap

This weekend I volunteered at Can Con (The Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature). I’d been to it the past few years and I LOVE it. It’s definitely one of the best Cons around. I guess since I’ve not been volunteering much lately (a full-time job and writing on the side steals[…]

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Ottawa BeaverTails

When traveling to Ottawa, or hosting tourists, one thing always gets mentioned: “Make sure to get a BeaverTail!” Their history goes back to the late 70’s, and with current fans including¬†Barack Obama and¬†Hillary Rodham Clinton, it’s no wonder they have a reputation. The BeaverTail is a Canadian dessert icon, so it makes sense that the[…]

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Parliament Hill

One of the biggest tourist attractions (with about 3 million visitors a year) in Ottawa is the Nation’s capital – Parliament Hill. That being said, in the almost four years that we have lived here, we haven’t done the tour! Thankfully, we had friends in from Winnipeg and that gave us a good excuse to[…]

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