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Festival Signs Multi Year Agreement With TOERSA Security

19 | January 2016

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is happy to announce a three-year agreement with TOERSA Security Inc. This agreement includes the 23rd annual edition which will be held from June 23-26, 2016 at Mooney’s Bay Park, Ottawa. The agreement also includes the 2017 edition when the Festival ...

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Just Announced! Foundation Donates $225,000 To Five Local Charities

03 | December 2015

(L-R, Back Row - Children At Risk, Heartwood House, Helping With Furniture, Shepherds of Good Hope, Youth Services Bureau, L-R, Front Row – Founder Warren Creates, Honorary Chair Chief Charles Bordeleau, CEO John Brooman, Chair Craig Stewart) The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation and Chief Bordelea ...

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Attention: 2016 Registration Open!

21 | October 2015

The 23rd Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival will take place June 23rd - 26th, 2016 at Mooney's Bay Park. Racing takes place June 25th and 26th. Registration is now open! Register 2016 Registration Fees:Early Bird Rate: $1300 (+HST = $1469) - Available to the first 50 teams to register and p ...

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Amy Sturgeon Photography: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

29 | June 2015

This weekend was the annual ‘Tim Horton’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival’ at Mooney’s Bay. If you live in Ottawa, you’ve likely been to this event, known someone who has participated in this tournament, or at the very least you’ve heard of it’s grandeur. Celebrated as the largest dragon boat festiv ...

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Metro News: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival breathes fire into five local charities

28 | June 2015

A few raindrops Sunday morning along the Rideau didn’t seem to put much of a damper on the final day of the 22nd annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay. “It’s been an amazing weekend,” said Shelley Freake, the festival’s director of fundraising and teams. “We’ve surpassed ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Dragon boat festival fills Mooney's Bay with team spirit

28 | June 2015

In the summer time, Ottawa has a multitude of festivals. Big, small, loud, quiet — you’re sure to find one that floats your boat. In some cases, literally. The 22nd annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival saw a great turnout Saturday, buoyed by good weather and some close, entertaining ra ...

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Ottawa Sun: Dragon Boat Festival takes over Ottawa

28 | June 2015

What a weekend! From free concerts to live races, Mooney's Bay was a hotbed for action all weekend. Thousands of paddlers took part in the festival raising money for local charities. Continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Sun.

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Ottawa Sun: Hey Rosetta! gives powerhouse performance at Dragonboat Festival

27 | June 2015

Hey Rosetta! frontman Tim Baker surveyed the crowd assembled at Mooney's Bay, sweat still dripping and feedback still swirling as another powerhouse performance came to a close, and he promised a return visit. “We love you Ottawa. We'll see you real soon.” It would be wise to take Baker at his w ...

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Metro News: What to do in Ottawa this weekend June 26-28

25 | June 2015

This year Canada Day is on a Wednesday, so prepare for tourist-congested streets starting this weekend and a whole lot of red and white in the lead-up to the big day. Until then, there’s lots of other things taking place in the city Saturday and Sunday–including great music, sports and food. Env ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Concerts: Mountain men, EMF, free shows at Dragonfest and Canada Day

24 | June 2015

Thursday, June 25 Dragon Boat Festival free concerts: Jim Bryson (6:30 p.m.), Mounties (8 p.m.), Yukon Blonde (indie rock, 9:30 p.m.), Mooney’s Bay Park on Riverside Drive. www.dragonboat.net   For a full listing of area concerts continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Citizen.

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Mercer Report Features Ice Dragon Boat

Exciting news! Tonight the first ever Ice Dragon Boat Festival will be featured on the Rick Merc ...

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Borden Hum: In Memoriam (1959-2017)

As we complete the first ever ice dragon boat race festival in North America, we think of our fr ...

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