winter

The writer's son, Miles, and his wife, Nicole, at Winterlude earlier this year. Photo Courtesy Jon Willing

Not for the faint of heart

Ottawa winters can be quite brutal – but for the sake of his son, you’ll find columnist Jon Willing outdoors… and loving it   The older I get, the less hardy I’ve become in Ottawa’s cold, damp winters. Winter activities […]

Ottawa’s best-kept secrets

Keeping active, curious children happy and engaged with stimulating activities – and trying to balance that with a tight family budget – can be a challenge, and as the temperature drops, finding suitable activities gets even trickier. Break out the […]

January marks busy month at Dovercourt Recreation Centre

In the Ottawa neighbourhood of Westboro, you will find the Dovercourt Recreation Centre. Winter programs get underway at the beginning of the month. Activities and health are usually on the minds of people following the holidays. To that end, fitness […]