Happenings and Upcoming Events

Combermere Rink is ready for skating!

The City reports the rink will be supervised and the change shed open –

Mon – Fri: 7 am – 10 pm
Sat – Sun: 11 am – 7 pm

If you have any issues or concerns, please contact the Seasonal Recreation desk at 613-580-2590, or seasonalrecreation@ottawa.ca

Winterlude – January 29 to February 15, 2016

The City of Ottawa is a proud partner site of Winterlude 2016.  Visit the official Winterlude web site, for a complete itinerary of activities around the National Capital Region.

Hockey Day in Ottawa – Saturday 6 February from 1-3 pm

Lace up your skates and take to one of the City’s outdoor rinks for a sunny Saturday afternoon of fun. Enjoy a game of pick-up hockey, skating, and physical fitness while showing support for your local rink!

Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative (www.operi.ca)

Join us for a public screening of “BEYOND MEASURE” at the ST. PAUL UNIVERSITY AMPHITHEATER

OPERI is hosting a feature-length documentary, BEYOND MEASURE (2014), at the St. Paul University Amphitheater, 223 Main Street on 28 January at 7:15 pm. The documentary is described by imdb.com as following educators across America who are shifting focus from test scores and homework to make room for curiosity, creativity and independent thinking, using results from research in education, child development, cognitive and neuroscience.  Notable figures in the film include Sir Ken Robinson – international education expert and presenter of the most watched TED talk of all time. For more information and online ticket sales, go to the OPERI website at http://operi.ca.

NRC Testing

Night-Time Testing at NRC !

We have been informed by NRC of night-time tests to be performed at the M-46 Wind Tunnel facility, starting January 18th. These tests will run from 11 PM to 7 AM, Monday to Friday. The frequency of the tests is reported to be 2-3 minutes of testing per hour.  Noise levels during these brief intervals are anticipated (by NRC) to be “moderate”.

Further, we have been told that the total project duration is ten (10) Continue reading NRC Testing