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2017 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery (SOLD OUT)
Sep 12 @ 05:59:00 PM – Dec 8 @ 12:00:00 AM
2017 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery (SOLD OUT)

Thank you Ottawa for the fastest sell out in lottery history. Follow the link for draw dates.

Good Luck to all ticket holders!


Dream Home:

  • The 2017 Minto Dream Home is located at 585 Chriscraft Way in Mahogany, Minto’s signature community in Manotick
  • Minto is proud to partner with the CHEO Foundation to present to you the 2017 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Grand Prize Dream Home.
  • This year’s Minto Dream Home, the Red Maple, is inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and has been designed in a contemporary Canadiana theme, paying tribute to Canada’s rich heritage.



Prize Details:

Minto Dream Home

fully furnished by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries

$ 1,629,000

$100,000 Cash

$ 100,000

2018 Toyota Tacoma 4×4 Double Cab *

from Myers Automotive Group

$ 49,713

House Cleaning for a Year

from Molly Maid

$ 8,700

Groceries for a Year

from Farm Boy

$ 5,000

Moving Services

from Fred Guy & Storage

$ 5,000

Legal Services

from Mann Lawyers

$ 1,800

Total value

* Cash option $42,000

$ 1,799,213

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour @ Across Canada
Oct 7 2017 – Apr 1 2018 all-day
Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour @ Across Canada

Hometowns. Big Stars. Another season of Canada’s ultimate touring hockey festival is back! Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge will hit the road again, visiting 24 communities from coast-to-coast to tell the unique stories that unite the country through the sport it loves most – hockey.

Free of charge and open to fans of all ages, the jam-packed two-day festival features live entertainment, local celebrities, NHL alumni and a multitude of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Each week concludes with an outdoor viewing party of an NHL® game broadcast nationally on Sportsnet™ and hosted by Ron MacLean and Tara Slone. The Tour makes its first stop of 2017-18 in Niagara Falls, ON on October 7 and 8, at Niagara Parks’ Queen Victoria Park. As part of the opening weekend festivities, award-winning Canadian country star Tim Hicks will perform in his hometown on Sunday evening.

2017-18 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour Stops

October 2017

  • Niagara Falls, ON (Oct. 7-8)
  • Haliburton Highlands, ON (Oct.14-15)
  • Charlottetown (Oct. 21-22)
  • Truro, NS (Oct. 28-29)


November 2017

  • Orillia, ON (Nov. 4-5)
  • RMC – Kingston, ON (Nov. 11-12)
  • Thomas, ON (Nov. 18-19)
  • Oakville, ON (Nov. 25-26)


December 2017

  • Winnipeg, MB (Dec. 2-3)
  • Surrey, BC (Dec. 9-10)
  • Airdrie, AB (Dec. 16-17)
  • Spruce Grove, AB (Dec. 30-31)

January 2018

  • Williams Lake, BC (Jan. 6-7)
  • Kamloops, BC (Jan. 13-14)
  • Cowichan Valley, BC (Jan. 20-21)

February 2018

  • Lacombe, AB (Feb. 3-4)
  • Canmore, AB (Feb. 10-11)
  • Regina, SK (Feb. 17-18)
  • Belleville, ON (Feb. 24-25)

March 2018

  • Markham, ON (March 3-4)
  • Brampton, ON (March 10-11)
  • Cornwall, ON (March 17-18)
  • Bathurst, NB (March 24-25)
  • Montreal (March 31-April 1)


“From having the honour of being on RMC campus over Remembrance Day weekend to shining a light on the recovery efforts in Williams Lake come January, Rogers Hometown Hockey connects Canadians all across the country,” said MacLean. “Every Sunday, we pull out the hockey roadmap and discover a part of Canada and ourselves.”

“It’s amazing to me that we are on season four of Rogers Hometown Hockey and there are still so many wonderful places in this country that we have left to discover,” said Slone. “We have been welcomed so graciously by Canadians from coast-to-coast and I’m looking forward to feeling that warmth, hospitality and excitement from this year’s group of hometowns.”


Live on Sportsnet

Each community that is visited is featured on the weekly Sunday broadcast of Rogers Hometown Hockey on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW™. Live on location from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio, MacLean and Slone host a pre-game, intermission and post-game show that highlights the local culture, hockey history and unique stories of each hometown.

The NHL® match-ups and broadcast schedule for Rogers Hometown Hockey is as follows:

Relive the Glory

Leading into the start of the season, fans can get a taste of what to expect by tuning in to The Best of Rogers Hometown Hockey. With four 30-minute episodes, the show compiles some of the most captivating stories from the first three seasons of the Tour, with a sneak peek into how the show comes to life. The shows will air on Sportsnet on Thursdays, with multiple repeat broadcasts throughout the weekend. The first episode debuts Thursday, Sept. 7 at 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT.

Watch to Win!

All season long, fans can tune in to the Sunday night broadcast on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW for a chance to win weekly prizes through the Rogers Hometown Hockey Contest. Join the conversation by using each week’s unique hashtag to automatically be entered for a chance to win a number of prizes, including a trip to the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs. The contest begins during the first week’s broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 8 in Niagara Falls and will run right through to the final Rogers Hometown Hockey of the season on Sunday, April 1 from Montreal.

Social Media Links

Like Rogers Hometown Hockey

Follow Rogers Hometown Hockey on Twitter @HometownHockey_ #HometownHockey

Follow Rogers Hometown Hockey on Instagram @HometownHockey

Official website, Sportsnet

Like Sportsnet

Follow Sportsnet on Twitter @Sportsnet

Follow Sportsnet on Instagram @Sportsnet

Follow Ron MacLean @RonMacLeanHTH

Follow Tara Slone @TaraSlone

About the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge

The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour rolls into 24 communities across Canada this season with a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for all ages.  The weekend culminates in an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game broadcast every Sunday on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW, with Ron MacLean and Tara Slone hosting live on site from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio. For more information on the tour, please follow Rogers Hometown Hockey on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Whisky Ottawa Festival @ Candian War Museum
Oct 14 @ 07:00:00 PM – 10:00:00 PM
Whisky Ottawa Festival @ Candian War Museum | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Whisky Ottawa is the can’t miss event for both the aficionado & novice alike, bringing together more whiskeys under one roof than ever seen before in Ottawa! On Saturday October 14th, 2017, come and meet all of the Whiskey family: Whiskey, Rye, Scotch and Bourbon. The festival will offer you the opportunity to taste over $12,000 worth of whiskies from around the world, as well as learning how to create incredible cocktails using these unique whiskeys.

Your ticket is all-inclusive of your whisky samples and cocktails, as well as many fine foods created by the Chefs of the Canadian War Museum.  NO drink tickets required.

Whiskey Ottawa Festival information

  • Saturday October 14th, 2017
  • Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place,  Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8, Canada
  • VIP tickets, Floor opens at 6:00 PM
  • General Admission tickets, Floor opens 7:00 PM
  • LeBreton Gallery is the Grand Tasting Hall, festival closes a 10pm
  • Brand Seminars will be ongoing on the Grand Tasting Hall floor,
  • Please note: While there are light snacks provided, it is highly recommended that participants have dinner before coming to Whisky Ottawa

Ticket costs

  • General admission tickets $119.00 per person (your ticket includes all samples, light snacks & entrance fee)
  • VIP tickets are, $159. per person  (your ticket includes entrance an hour earlier, and VIP’s, your exclusive VIP Masterclass included in your VIP ticket, special for this year, 2017 “How to judge whiskey & be part of the inaugural Whisky Ottawa best of show Awards”. Davin de Kergommeaux will present your masterclass; you will also receive one of Davin’s books, a signed copy of the Canadian Whisky, Second Edition, all in celebration of Canada 150! After your VIP Masterclass it will be time for you enter on to the Grand Tasting Hall for your 6pm opening for VIP’s only. all samples, light snacks & entrance fee)
  • Brand Seminars, will be ongoing on the Grand Tasting Hall floor.
  • Masterclasses are persented , time TBD,  prior to the Grand Tasting Hall opening,
  •  For more information on this Mastercalss see below
  • See “Buy Tickets” for more information, all tickets are plus HST
Guitars for Vets @ Algonquin Commons Theatre
Nov 10 @ 08:00:00 PM – 10:30:00 PM
Guitars for Vets @ Algonquin Commons Theatre

Guitars for Vets Canada is excited to announce that Séan McCann, National Ambassador for Guitars for VETS Canada, will be hosting a special evening concert/songwriter’s circle on the 10th of November, 2017 at 8pm at the Algonquin Commons Theatre in Ottawa. Sean will be joined by fellow artists and friends Sarah Harmer, Joel Plaskett, and Jeremy Fisher.

The goal of the Guitars for Vets: Play Your Part 2017 event is to bring the therapeutic power of music to serving and retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) dealing with the invisible wounds of their service.

The Admission of $100 buys guitars for Canadian veterans and still serving members.

Through this event, Guitars for VETS hopes to raise enough money to purchase 700 guitars to be distributed across Canada, along with free lessons, so our former and current service men and women can have the long term benefits of this gift.

“I believe that Music is strong medicine and that a song can save your life. That’s why I support Guitars for Vets.”
—Séan McCann

  • Purchase tickets online at  or in person at Algonquin Commons Theatre.
  • To sponsor a seat for a veteran, contact or visit the Canada Helps page.
  • Also be sure to check out their Facebook and Twitter for ongoing updates!
Best Ottawa Business Awards @ The Westin Ottawa
Nov 15 @ 05:30:00 PM
Best Ottawa Business Awards @ The Westin Ottawa | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

The Best Ottawa Business Awards (The BOBs) is an annual award ceremony and gala that celebrates Ottawa’s history of innovative, ethical and profitable business, and recognizes its entrepreneurial spirit.

This premier business awards program is an opportunity for your business achievements and milestones to be honoured. In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award and the CEO of the Year Award, there are multiple award categories that provide a platform for your company to be recognized.

For more information on The BOBS check out the website, here!

CANEX – Canada’s Military Store Sale! @ Canex
Nov 16 – Nov 26 all-day
CANEX - Canada's Military Store Sale! @ Canex | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

CANEX, Canada’s Military Store is having a sale to help our Soldiers! Serving the Canadian Armed Forces Community for almost 50 years! Eligible patrons can save on brand name items in electronics, furniture, and much more all while giving back.


For your added convenience and even more to choose from, click here to shop. Log on with your CFOne card and unlock even more savings such as ‘members only’ advantage-pricing, or access our CANEX No Interest Credit Plan.


By shopping at CANEX, YOU give back to your local military community! So visit soon at 4210 Labelle or find out more at!


Sale ends Wednesday Nov 22nd, 2017 to help support your military!

The 105th Grey Cup Festival @ Lansdowne, Ottawa
Nov 21 @ 11:00:00 AM – Nov 26 @ 05:30:00 PM
The 105th Grey Cup Festival @ Lansdowne, Ottawa

The 105th Grey Cup Festival kicks off on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 and runs through Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Lansdowne, Ottawa’s sport and entertainment destination. The Festival will transform our city and their site, and will include a number of free and ticketed events that reflect Canada’s rich and diverse traditions, for fans from coast to coast to enjoy. The Festival will showcase our city across Canada and around the world with events, performances, live music and activities that build a sense of pride and unity and showcases Canada’s culture.

RNATION is hosting OUR NATION, and we’re excited to put an exclamation point on Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations!

Check out the Grey Cup Festival Events, HERE! 

The Snowsuit Fund Radiothon
Dec 6 @ 06:00:00 AM – 06:00:00 PM

Help make a difference with 1310News and join us Wednesday December 6th for the Annual Snowsuit Fund Radiothon!

With each Ottawa snowfall, children rush outside to build snowmen! Ski! Skate! Make snow angels! To kids, winter means fun! But for thousands of children who have to face the cold without warm clothing – winter is harsh. This winter 17, 000 snowsuits are needed to help keep children warm and make a difference in their life.

Each $45.00 donation buys one snow suit. See below for ways you can donate!

Ways to Donate:

  • By phone, call one of our sister stations at
    • COUNTRY 101.1 # 613-750-1011
    • 106.1 CHEZ # 613-750-1061
    • KiSS 105.3 # 613-750-1053
  • Donate online by CLICKING HERE
  • To learn more about the Snowsuit Fund CLICK HERE


Canada’s 150 Skating Day @ Ottawa and The Valley
Dec 10 @ 12:01:00 AM

Nothing is more Canadian than a great skate on the open ice!  And to honor that tradition, December 10th is officially Canada’s 150 Skating Day.

We encourage you to join everyone in Ottawa, the valley and coast to coast to get out and have a skate.

It all kicks off in Ottawa December 7th with a ceremony to officially open the rink on Parliament Hill.

So pull out the skates, sharpen the blades and take in Canadian winter from your favorite frozen man made or natural piece of ice.

Check out the full list of participating arenas, HERE!

   Rogers Communications is the official sponsor of Canada 150 Skating Day.

Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show – The Wall Tour Retrospective 2018 @ Algonquin Commons Theatre
Feb 10 @ 08:00:00 PM – 10:30:00 PM


Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show – The Wall Tour Retrospective 2018

Performing the Music of Pink Floyd since 1993 – Canada’s Original Live Pink Floyd Experience!

After massive demand from loyal fans, Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show will be performing THE WALL in it’s entirety with a bonus retrospective set.  Over 2 hours of live music with mind blowing, lights, lasers and interative video montages.  The Wall Album will be performed live with a mix of ‘album and live concert versions’ of songs as performed live by Pink Floyd & Roger Waters.  Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show has perfomed 100’s of shows over the past 24 years and in 2016 surpassed playing to over 275,000 fans.  They have traveled as far as Panama, Central America and has toured extensively over the past 24 years.  Be a part of Canada’s Original Live Pink Floyd Experience, Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show and find out why thousands of people are calling one of the best Pink Floyd tribute experiences in the world … and proudly Canadian too!

Don’t miss Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show biggest tour yet … THE WALL TOUR RETROSPECTIVE 2018

Show Details:

  • Saturday February 10th, 2018
  • Doors Open at 7pm.  Show starts at 8pm.
  • Algonquin Commons Theatre at Algonquin College
  • All ages show with a licensed lobby.
  • More Info: