enfrMAY 14-24 MAI, 2021
enfrMAY 14-24 MAI, 2021

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Bri Glenn
Fifty years after being part of the Canadian military forces that helped liberate the Netherlands, Leo Beaulac travelled back to the European country and had a first-hand experience of the deep gratitude felt by its people. This spring, 25 years after her father’s pilgrimage, Beaulac’s daughter had planned to walk in his footsteps on a...
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His Excellency Mr. Henk van der Zwan, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands bids Canada adieu and will be succeeded by Ms. Ines Coppoolse, who has been the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sweden. After four winters in Canada, Henk van der Zwan will become the Head of Mission at the...
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One of Ottawa’s best-known husband-and-wife entrepreneurial teams is stepping down from key leadership roles at one of the capital’s most popular festivals. BeaverTails founders Grant and Pam Hooker said Tuesday they are resigning from the Canadian Tulip Festival’s board of directors, where they have served for the past two and a half years ​– Grant...
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After years of involvement with the Canadian Tulip Festival spanning the past three decades, Grant Hooker, along with his wife Pam, have resigned their most recent posts as Chairman-President and Secretary, respectively, and have been named “Directors Emeritus” by a new Board of Directors. By: Canadian Tulip Festival Photo: Canadian Tulip Festival Source: CISION [gdlr_button...
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Garden Days celebrates the joys of gardens and gardening, and its many benefits to our physical and mental well-being. Whether your hands are in the dirt of your backyard garden, or you prefer to take a stroll through a public garden, from June 13 to 21 it’s garden time. This year’s Garden Days will be...
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One of our photographers, Ellen Bond, went out this past weekend to capture Kitchissippi in bloom. With COVID-19, some beloved annual events like the Canadian Tulip Festival were held virtually or cancelled. We hope that you can still safely enjoy our ward’s green spaces this spring. By: Kitchissippi Times Photo: Ellen Bond Source: Kitchissippi Times...
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What happens when an accountant and a librarian — not always seen as the most exciting of professions — put their heads together to come up with a retirement project? Something pretty colourful in the case of Green Corners Farm just south of this rural Ottawa hamlet! By: Tom Van Dusen Photo: Nation Valley News...
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For nearly seven decades, May has brought blooming tulips and hundreds of thousands of tourists to Canada’s capital city. But this year, travel restrictions have kept them away from Ottawa, leaving the flowers only for the locals to admire, provided they practice physical distancing while in the gardens. By: Alexandra Mae Jones, Ann Bergeron-Oliver Photo:...
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It will certainly be an opening to remember for the owner’s of Ottawa’s first “U-Pick Tulip Farm”—the debut season happening in the middle of COVID-19. “We’ll give you a little bit of training how to pick the tulips and then you’ll just wander the field,” said Allan Groen who owns Green Corners Farm with his...
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Orange tulips are popping up in flower beds around City Hall in Charlottetown. The capital city joined municipalities across the country in planting “Liberation 75” tulips to commemorate the role Canada played in the Second World War and, specifically, in the liberation of the Netherlands. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of...
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