Bronson Avenue is known for its heavy traffic, commercial buildings and functionality. Beauty is not often a word used to describe it. Tim Desclouds, a retired Canterbury High School teacher turned full-time artist, is working to change this perception by beautifying Ottawa streets with his artwork.
Month: December 2014
Nobel laureate feted at city ceremony
On the day of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo, Norway, Ottawa held its own celebration to honour the new laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi.
Public input sought for overpass reconstruction
Plans for the “rapid reconstruction” of the Queensway bridge overpass on Kent Street are now on display in several locations throughout Centretown – city hall, the Ottawa Public Library’s main branch, and the McNabb Recreation Centre – as well as online.
Exibit showcases finds from Franklin’s lost ship
Erebus stand around artifacts from the vanished 19th-century expedition like sails in the wind.The walls of the Library and Archives Canada lobby have been transformed into the deck of Sir John Franklin’s once-lost ship, as pop-up panels with images of HMS