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NOKIA Sunday Bikedays
May 21 @ 03:09:00 PM – Sep 3 @ 04:09:00 PM

The National Capital Commission presents, for its 47th year, NOKIA Sunday Bikedays in Canada’s Capital Region.


The National Capital Commission presents, for its 47th year, NOKIA Sunday Bikedays in Canada’s Capital Region and invites you to hit the Gatineau Park and Ottawa parkways for NOKIA Sunday Bike Days.  Discover more of the Capital and join in on some fun activities.

Enjoy Sunday Bike Days every Sunday morning from May 21st – September 3rd, 2017(on until Labour Day Weekend).

Here in Ottawa from 9am-1pm you can enjoy these routes:

  • Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (9 kilometres)
  • Colonel By Drive (8 kilometres)
  • Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway (8 kilometres)

Sunday May 28: NOKIA Sunday Bikedays is cancelled on Colonel By Drive, Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway and Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway for the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.


In Gatineau Park:

  • 6 am to 11 am — 27 kilometres for cyclists who enjoy the challenge of steep hills!
    • Gatineau Parkway
    • Champlain Parkway
    • Fortune Lake Parkway
  • 6 am to 1 pm — 3.5 kilometres this section is ideal for families with young children.
    • north of Chemin du Lac-Meech Lake Road (parking lot P8).

On Sunday June 25, join us in Gatineau Park for ‘’Lap the Gats for Parkinson’s”. This annual cycling charity event is meant to be enjoyed by all levels and cyclists can register solo or as a team to support Parkinson’s disease research in the region. The event has a Tour de France flavor, offering prizes in different age categories and all funds raised go to the local Parkinson Research Consortium . It is Lap the Gats during Nokia Sunday Bikeday in Gatineau Park on June 25.  CLICK here for more information



A great morning to see and discover more of the Capital — and join in on some fun activities!



Festivities at Major’s Hill Park

Join us for a range of family-friendly activities and services:

  • entertainment
  • buskers
  • DJ
  • magician
  • balloon sculptors
  • face painting
  • inflatable structures
  • bike repairs
  • water stations
  • food kiosks
  • community partner booth


For more information, visit the National Capital Commission website!

Ottawa’s Best Networking DOUBLE SHOTGUN Golf Tournament @ GreyHawk Golf Club
Aug 29 @ 10:30:00 AM – 07:30:00 PM
Ottawa's Best Networking DOUBLE SHOTGUN Golf Tournament @ GreyHawk Golf Club | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

1310News presents Ottawa’s Best Networking Golf Tournament  August 29th at the exclusive Greyhawk Golf Club!

The event that attracts corporate executives, entrepreneurs, local politicians, and community leaders for a great day on the links.It’s an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues, meet new prospects, or just enjoy the day. So sign up today to play and mingle with Ottawa’s business leaders!

Don’t miss this fun-filled day on the greens!  You will be privy to unique entertainment and networking, while playing one of the two exclusive 18-hole private courses, GreyHawk Golf Club.

  • Double shotgun tournament – Predator and Talon
  • Contests & great prizes
  • BBQ Lunch
  • Cocktail networking reception
  • Dinner

This tournament is one of the best in Ottawa and provides ample opportunity for networking and business development.

Schedule for the Day:

10:30 a.m. – Registration opens

11:00 a.m. – BBQ lunch

12:30 p.m. – Double shotgun start

6:00 p.m. – Post-golf networking cocktail reception

7:00 p.m. Dinner and prize presentation

* Driving range and practice facility included

Ottawa Chamber Members: $800 + HST
Non-members: $900 + HST

Individual Players:
Ottawa Chamber Members: $200 + HST
Non-member: $225 + HST


CIBC Run for the Cure @ Tunneys Pasture
Oct 1 @ 07:00:00 AM – 11:00:00 AM
CIBC Run for the Cure @ Tunneys Pasture | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Join us October 1, 2017 and the CIBC Run for the Cure!


We invite you to run or walk with us on Sunday, October 1, 2017 for the CIBC Run for the Cure in Ottawa-Gatineau! Whether it’s your first time, or you’ve participated for years, we look forward to having you join the movement! Help make this year’s event inspirational and memorable, all while you help the Canadian Cancer Society create a future without breast cancer.

Event Schedule:

Registration: 7:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies: 8:50 AM
Warm Up: 9:15 AM
5km Start: 9:30 AM
1km Start: 9:30 AM
Survivor Activity:
Awards & Closing Ceremonies: 10:30 AM

Early T-shirt Pick-up for Individual Participants:

Locations and pick-up times – coming soon!

Running isn’t mandatory! Participants in the CIBC Run for the Cure can walk, push their stroller, bring their dog – all are welcome!

  • For more information or to register, CLICK HERE
The 4th annual Ottawa Private School Expo @ Shaw Centre
Oct 1 @ 12:00:00 PM – 04:00:00 PM
The 4th annual Ottawa Private School Expo @ Shaw Centre | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Why Attend

  • Speak with education and admissions experts
  • Meet leading private and independent schools and their students – list of exhibiting schools
  • Learn how to find the right private school for your child – information seminars
  • Find out about the admissions process, when to apply and what schools look for
  • Determine your budget and receive information about scholarships and bursaries




Expo opens


Overview of Ottawa private schools


Choosing & Applying to Schools


Financial Aid & Tax Breaks


Expo closes


About the Private School Expo in Ottawa

Get explanations of different school programs and types of schools

The Ottawa Private School Expo offers your the opportunity to learn about education choice and meet with leading local private and independent schools and some of the best boarding schools from throughout Canada and abroad. Give your child an education and experience that will help them become whoever they want to be.

  • Confused about the difference between Montessori and preschools?
  • Looking for a school for your gifted child or a child with special needs?
  • What are the benefits of a girls’ private school?
  • Do you want a french or bilingual school?


Whether you want to find a school that can help your troubled teen or are looking for teachers who specialize in assisting students with ADHD you will find the answers and resources you need to choose the best school for your child at our Ottawa Private School Expo.


School Programs & Types:

  • Private elementary and high schools
  • Montessori schools and Preschools
  • Troubled teens
  • Schools for ADHD
  • Gifted kids programs
  • All Girls’ and all boys’ private schools


Explore your private education options at the Ottawa Private School Expo – a must for every parent. The largest school fair of its kind provides you with the opportunity to speak with school representative and students from Ottawa, Barrhaven, Nepean, and elsewhere throughout Ontario and Canada. Schools present will include preschools, elementary, middle and secondary schools, and boys and girls schools from Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan and even Switzerland.


We invite you to speak with private school education experts and school representatives on a one-to-one basis, all in one day, at one location.