Tag Archives: Ottawa

Sir John Carling Building Demolition – Ottawa, Canada

July 13,2014 – Sir John Carling Building Demolition – Ottawa, Canada It was a dull, dreary, overcast morning with lots of rain threatening from the south but, after 2 1/2 years of planning and preparation work, the planned implosion demolition … Continue reading

Posted in Home and About, Ontario, Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Haunted Walk Ottawa – Time Traveler Trail

The Haunted walk has a new trail for the time-travelers among us, its called the Time Traveler Trail and it focuses on Ottawa’s past when Ottawa was Bytown and riots and pistol fights in the market were more common than … Continue reading

Posted in Home and About, Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Grand Canyon beckons

Three Ottawa, Ontario area kayakers won the lottery for a time slot on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Small problem. Their kayaks were in Vancouver, BC, 2200 kms away from the launch point. They needed someone to transport … Continue reading

Posted in British Columbia, Canada Explorer, Home and About, Ontario, Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Canada Day in Kanata (2013) – Fireworks and Stage Show

Canada Day in Kanata (2013)  – Fireworks and Stage Show My original plan was to head downtown to the Parliament Buildings for the daytime activities and then return to Kanata for the night time fireworks and stage show. That plan … Continue reading

Posted in Home and About | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Canada Day’s coming – Planning for Fireworks displays

Canada Day’s coming – Planning for Fireworks displays Today, among other things, I’m actually thinking ahead and trying to decide where to go to photograph Canada Day fireworks. I’ve decided not to go to downtown Ottawa this year for the … Continue reading

Posted in Home and About | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tim Horton’s Dragon Boat Festival – Ottawa June 2013

Tim Horton’s Dragon Boat Festival – Ottawa – Saturday June 22nd I’m at Mooney’s Bay Park again today for the full course of dragon boat racing. The team that my wife is on, the CFUW – Ottawa Dragonauts, survived their … Continue reading

Posted in Home and About | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – Friday night

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – Friday night We were at the Friday night event because my wife was a member of the CFUW-Ottawa team that was one of the top sixteen pledge ($) raisers and as a result they had … Continue reading

Posted in Home and About | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment