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The Power of Perseverance and Forgiveness

The Power of Perseverance and Forgiveness

It was supposed to be a routine Saturday morning solo 80 km training ride on a sunny day in May of 2010 on River Road, just south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  It was a ride Mike [...]

Le Festival des Neiges de Montreal

Le Festival des Neiges de Montreal

Fête des Neiges de Montréal is into its second of four weekends, and there’s still time to take part in the festivities. Held on Île Sainte-Hélène at Parc Jean-Drapeau, this is a mainly family-oriented event with activities [...]

Up, Up, and Away… The FMG is Back!

Up, Up, and Away… The FMG is Back!

The Festival de Montgolfieres de Gatineau’s 26th edition was a great success with many successful launches due to favorable weather conditions. The outlook going into the weekend did not look good with a forecast of rain [...]

MEC expansion keeps pace with Ottawa’s active citizens

MEC expansion keeps pace with Ottawa’s active citizens

By Michael Reid Even with temperatures beginning to reach double digits in the minus range, it’s not hard to find dedicated runners and cyclists burning up the pavement in Ottawa’s fashionable Westboro district. Less shocking to [...]

Legendary Climber Simon Yates comes to Ottawa

Legendary Climber Simon Yates comes to Ottawa

The climbing community of Ottawa gathered at Carleton University this evening to meet Legendary climber Simon Yates. As an explorer,  he has travel far and wide seeking new adventures. His climbing skills were honed in the [...]