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One Tank Trips BLOG: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival adds Born Ruffians to free concert line-up

18 | May 2013

OTTAWA, MAY 9, 2013 – Organizers of the 20th annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announced today the Born Ruffians, fresh off the release of their buzz worthy new album Birthmarks, will headline the free festivities on Saturday, June 22. Continue reading the full post at One Tank Trips 

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EMC Ottawa East News: Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame inducts two Kanata originals

09 | May 2013

Michael Chambers, a former president of Canada’s Olympic Committee, was inducted in the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame under the builders category at city hall on May 9. Chambers is a founding director of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and served as chairman of the annual event from 1999 to 2001. C ...

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Ottawa Sun: All-Canadian buzz bands added to Dragon Boat Festival

09 | May 2013

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival has beefed up its free concert lineup with a trio of all-Canadian buzz bands. Continue reading the full article in Ottawa Sun

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Metro Ottawa: Dragon Boat Race to kick off 2013 fundraising campaign

24 | April 2013

Ottawa’s Dragon Boat Foundation will kick of its 2013 fundraising season at an event at Ottawa City Hall Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading the full article in Metro

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Montreal Gazette: Sam Roberts at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

09 | April 2013

Organizers of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, gearing up for their 20th annual event this summer, expect the city to come alive with the sounds of beating drums, splashing water, jubilant paddlers, enthralled attendees, and music from some of today’s hottest artists — including Mont ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Sam Roberts part of free Dragon Boat Festival lineup

19 | March 2013

Canadian rocker Sam Roberts will help the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival celebrate its 20th anniversary with an outdoor show June 21. Continue reading the full article in Ottawa Citizen 

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Yahoo! Malaysia defends title for fourth straight year in Ottawa International Dragon Boat Race

26 | June 2012

The team ‘Malaysia Truly Asia’ made up of staff and family members from the High Commission of Malaysia in Ottawa together with Malaysian students studying in Canadian Universities defended their title for the fourth year in a row in the Ottawa International Dragon Boat Race held from 22 to 24 J ...

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Confessions of a Ballerunner BLOG: Dragon boat team racing: An Ottawa summer rite of passage

24 | June 2012

In Ottawa, paddling is a hugely popular sport among both competitive and non-competitive athletes. My theory for this much-loved activity is that there is just something innate, viscerally compelling, even spiritual about water and our attraction to it. To revel in its space. To contemplate. To ...

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Ottawa Sun: Rain doesn't dampen Dragon Boat fest

24 | June 2012

Rain didn't damper the last day of the 2012 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney's Bay. Sunday June 24,2012. Continue reading the full article in Ottawa Sun 

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Epoch Times: Dragon Boat Festival Resounding Success in Ottawa

24 | June 2012

One of Ottawa’s best-attended fund-raisers, the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, got off to a roaring start Saturday at Mooney’s Bay. Continue reading the full article in Epoch Times

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