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Around Town: Gold Medal Plates brings out the best in food and Olympic fundraising

The faint clinking of sports medals was replaced with the celebratory clinking of wine glasses as the popular Gold Medal Plates fundraiser attracted its largest gathering yet for a night of excellence in food, drink, sports and entertainment, in support of Canada’s Olympic athletes. 535 more words

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I have something to confess: I’m obsessed with figure skating

Olympic.ca is currently featuring a series exploring sports fans.

It was 1987. The Canadian national team was on tour and actually coming to St. John’s, Newfoundland. 964 more words


Tanger Outlets Ottawa a hit despite open-day jitters (with video)

Build it and they will come — and they did by the thousands.

Despite extreme traffic woes and overflowing washrooms, shoppers galore of every age — many of whom admitted to taking the day off work — came out Friday to get the first glimpse of Tanger Outlets in Kanata. 792 more words

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Patrick Chan announces his future in figure skating

Patrick Chan isn’t ready to walk away from competitive figure skating just yet.

The two-time Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion has announced that after taking this season away from the ISU circuit, he will be back in 2015-16. 418 more words