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Ask any grower and they'll tell you that producing food is one challenge – selling it is another. Sure, there's a boom going for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) distribution models and the farmer's market scene feels stronger all the...
Well, today we’re all hunkering down for yet another winter storm. But take heart, spring is around the corner. That’s why the National Capital Commission (NCC) closed the Rideau Canal yesterday, ending the 44th Skateway season And what...
NCPR has made a point of highlighting Olympic athletes from this listening area, with lots of extra reporting/photography from Brian Mann, Chris Knight and Nancie Battaglia. It’s a nice touch. Unfortunately, I’ve been a bit lax about...
Sometimes it takes fresh eyes to appreciate things one might take for granted. Take “Blues in the Schools“, in which real blues musicians drench kids in that genre and its thematic principles. A program in Ottawa has been doing that with...
Well, it’s Valentine’s Day, depending on how you feel about so-called Hallmark holidays, or where you live. As reported by CNN: Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry has designated northern Georgia a “NO VALENTINES DAY...
News stories tagged with "ottawa"
Dec 01, 2003 — The world premiere of Tiger of Malaya has opened the Studio Series at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa and runs through December 6. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent performance and has this review. Go to full article
Oct 14, 2003 — The Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa, better known as GCTC, is currently presenting the Canadian premiere of the British comedy Feelgood. It runs through November 1. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng went up for the opening and has this review. Go to full article
Sep 29, 2003 — Since the 2001 terrorist attacks, Canadian visitors to the the U.S. have faced tougher scrutiny at the border. This is especially true for Canadians of Arab descent. Many have been fingerprinted and photographed. Some have been deported back to the country of their birth rather than their current home. Karen Kelly reports on one recent incident that has renewed concerns within the Canadian Arab community. Go to full article
Aug 27, 2003 — After the recent power outage, some residents in Ontario, Canada were asked to cut their use of electricity in half. Some hoped the experience would convince people to change their behavior permanently. But as the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly reports, environmentalists are arguing for a more permanent approach to energy efficiency. Go to full article
Aug 18, 2003 — It'll be anything but business as usual as Ontario struggles to return to work following last week's massive blackout. Millions of Ontarians had an unexpected day off Friday, and many will be off again today as stores, businesses and industry try to operate on half power. Martha Foley talks with Ottawa correspondent Karen Kelly. Go to full article
Aug 04, 2003 — Green building experts have known how to make buildings more energy efficient for a long time, but the building industry is slow to change - especially in retail. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly reports on one company that's challenging the status quo:. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Jun 24, 2003 — Martha Foley talks with historian Neil Forkey about his environmental history of the settlement of Upper Canada. Forkey is a visiting professor in St. Lawrence University's Canadian Studies program. His book is called Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier: Environment, Society, and Culture in the Trent Valley. Go to full article
Jun 18, 2003 — When it comes to bicycles, many of us are weekend warriors. The thought of riding a bike to work is intimidating, especially given the chance it might break down. Now, some cycling advocates are helping ordinary people become amateur bike mechanics. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly visited a community-run repair shop and has this report. Go to full article
Jun 16, 2003 — Every summer, thousands of people wander through swamps and ditches in search of frogs. They're frogwatchers, volunteers across North America, who help scientists track the health and movement of amphibians. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Karen Kelly caught up with one group near Ottawa and found they're no longer just watching frogs, but rescuing them. Go to full article
Apr 03, 2003 — The World Premiere of Last Romantics opened Tuesday in the Studio at the National Arts Centre and runs through April 12. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended the opening and has this review. Go to full article