Organizers of much-anticipated annual event are aiming to raise $100,000 for worthy causes across the city.
The Infinity Convention Centre was filled with a collective sense of excitement and hope on Friday as 250 guests got as close as they could to partying like it was 2019.
With brighter days surely ahead for Saunders Farm, its owners gathered Saturday with provincial politicians and industry leaders at the charming rustic property to raise a glass of — no, not champa
“The recovery is starting for sure … but it’s not going to be an even recovery,” Ottawa Tourism CEO Michael Crockatt says of sector's ability to bounce back in the wake of COVID-19.
Nearly a dozen other Ottawa organizations also slated to get financial aid as part of $24-million package to help Ontario's cultural sector survive the COVID-19 crisis.
Wellington West merchants say they're confused by lack of clear set of rules regarding guidelines for getting back in business.
Calabogie Peaks, Mount Pakenham say they stand to lose millions of dollars in revenue due to provincially mandated closures while Quebec resorts remain open.
But no spectators will be allowed inside the arena to watch in person, according to a media report.
Downtown convention facility that attracted more than 63,000 out-of-town visitors in the 2019-20 fiscal year has seen its revenues plummet during the pandemic.
More than 3,000 athletes, coaches and officials are expected to participate in the event, which features more than 20 sports.