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Author: Andrea Bennett


NCC conditionally approves plan by tour companies to open ‘Hill Docks’ on Ottawa River in 2022

Owners of Ottawa Yacht Tours and Palapa Tours have received a conditional go-ahead for the installation of new docks on the Ottawa River. The National Capital Commission has accepted a preliminary proposal for the new docking site on the shoreline below Major's Hill Park near the headlocks of the Rideau Canal. The NCC has also agreed to lease Crown land for...
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Wakefield Christmas Market helps those in need while promoting ‘shop local’ message

The organizers of Wakefield’s annual Christmas market — to be held Dec. 11 in the picturesque Quebec village about 35 kilometres north of Ottawa — say the event is all about giving back.  Not only is the 9th annual holiday bazaar raising funds for local charities, but organizers are encouraging market-goers to spend their dollars supporting local businesses that have…