Monday, December 10, 2018
Older rinks on thin ice
Older rinks on thin ice

Skaters enjoy a glide on the ice at McNabb Arena during a public skating session in early December. Some hockey officials think an older rink may be shut down when a new downtown Sensplex is built. Kristine Lee, Centretown NewsA new multi-pad Sensplex arena at LeBreton Flats — part of the plans to redevelop the sprawling Centretown property west of Parliament Hill — could lead to the closure of McNabb Arena or other central-area rinks, observers say.

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Rideau Hall skating rink gets facelift

Two iconic features of the Rideau Hall estate are getting refurbished for Canada’s 150th anniversary.

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Viewpoint: After football and baseball wins, pressure’s on Ottawa hockey

During the Grey Cup a few weeks ago, I was watching the game — like many fans — with a couple of friends at a bar, in front of multiple TVs, with a cold drink in my hand and plenty of food to go around.

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2021 bill tops $10M

While Ottawa gets ready for a year packed with big sporting events, the city’s Canada Summer Games Bid Committee is making plans for 2021.

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Downtown braces for icy blast

The City of Ottawa will kick off its high-profile Canada 150 events with the sharp sizzle of skates on ice in March, when downtown will be transformed into a downhill ice-cross track for a Red Bull Crashed Ice event.

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