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2014-02-17 12:22:54

Thousands of visitors enjoyed three weekends packed full of cultural, sport, and gastronomic activities and Canadian winter traditions GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today was the final day of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration. Thousands of visitors took part in the many activities, and official Winterlude sites welcomed large crowds over the three weekends of festivities. An average of 600,000 people take part in the celebrations each year; a third of...

2014-02-12 20:21:41

Final long weekend of activities includes cool science, hot jazz, theatre, cross-country ski races, marathon running and a graffiti jam OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Heritage is pleased to invite residents and visitors to take part in the third and final weekend of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital Region's winter celebration, which kicked off on January 31 and ends on Ontario Family Day, February 17, 2014. Here is an overview of some of the activities taking place...

2014-02-05 16:24:28

Canadian sport, comedy, and fashion shine during the second week of exciting activities OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The second week of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration, promises to be an exciting one. Winterlude continues in Canada's Capital Region until February 17, 2014. Here is a sampling of some of the activities taking place during the second week of Winterlude. Crystal Garden in Confederation Park This Thursday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m.,...

2014-01-28 16:23:23

An invitation to explore, discover, and celebrate what unites us as Canadians OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Capital Region is ready to welcome residents and visitors to the 36(th) Winterlude, which will begin on Friday, January 31, 2014. Over three weekends, until February 17, Ottawa-Gatineau will be the ideal destination to discover Canadian winter traditions through numerous cultural, sport, culinary, scientific, and family activities. Here is a snapshot of the...

Massive Easter Island Statues Were Walked Into Place Not Rolled
2012-10-26 10:49:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For centuries, magnificent stone structures, known as Moai, have stood at attention, seemingly guarding one of the world´s most remote islands--Polynesia´s Easter Island--from the unknown. But why these statues are here has not been as much of an enigma, as to how they got here. That conundrum, which has been steeped in mystery, may have finally been answered, thanks to the efforts of a team of US anthropologists and...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.