Category: Canada 150

This summer, visit the Authors Pavilion and celebrate Outaouais literature

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Report on Activities

On June 29, the NCC Board of Directors met to discuss recent and upcoming projects. Here are some of the highlights presented in my Report on Activities.

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The Geography and Exploration Pavilion: A Place for Canadians to explore Canada and being Canadian

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Our Capital Identity at Night

If you watched any of the Senators’ games during the recent NHL playoffs, you may have seen the helicopter flyby over the Capital at night. It was hard to tell from those views what the current lighting approach prioritizes. Changing the way our capital is lit will greatly impact our identity, and serve as a nighttime guide for visitors.

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Discover the Capital’s rich Algonquin heritage at the Kabeshinân Minitig Pavilion on Victoria Island

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Reconnect with the land and nature at the Ecology and Urban Agriculture Pavilion

The National Capital Commission and the Centre d’écologie et d’agriculture urbaine de Gatineau today officially opened the Ecology and Urban Agriculture Pavilion at the Moore Farm. It is one of the NCC’s Confederation Pavilions marking Canada’s 150th anniversary.

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The Canada 150 tulip was a labour of love and national pride

The Canada 150 tulip is blooming across the Capital, and I can’t help but smile as I see Ottawa–Gatineau residents and international tourists admiring the tulip beds planted by the NCC.

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Finalists chosen for Nepean Point design competition

The National Capital Commission is pleased to announce the finalists in the international design competition for the redevelopment of Nepean Point, an historic and picturesque public space, and one of the Capital’s most iconic and spectacular lookouts.

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