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Entries from July 2007

April Weather

July 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

As I mentioned in March Weather, April is a time for greener and warmer climes.


Unfortunately the old adage about ‘April showers’ also can be true but, in recent years, we’ve been looking at the skies and waiting for them to pour, but often nothing happens. It seems global warming is ensuring that it’s drier at times when you expect rain, and tempestuous in months when you expect sunshine… But, hey, what do I know? Am I a meteorologist? Nope.


But, as an Ottawan I can say, hand on heart, that April is mostly a good month to visit Ottawa, and most of Canada in fact.

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Happy Canada Day!!

July 2nd, 2007 · 1,328 Comments

July 1st was another awesome Canada Day. We also had a ‘bank holiday’ today as the 1st was a Sunday… Which is great for sleeping off the one too many Canadian beers that I may have imbibed – Labatts Blue, Alexander Keiths, and Molson Canadian (of course).

In Ottawa, we pull out all the stops for a great Canada Day celebration – fireworks, cool people, and even the sun was shining!

Best place to see the fireworks is in front of the Parliament Buildings on Parliament Hill, where things ‘lift off’ around 10pm. See you there next year!!

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