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Latest Winterlude Stories

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.

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.

2014-02-05 16:24:28

Canadian sport, comedy, and fashion shine during the second week of exciting activities OTTAWA, Feb.

2014-01-28 16:23:23

An invitation to explore, discover, and celebrate what unites us as Canadians OTTAWA, Jan.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.