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Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces 2011 Free Entertainment Line-Up

15 | June 2011

Paddles hit the water for the 18th annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival (THODBF) on June 17-19 at Mooney's Bay Park. North America's largest dragon boat festival features non-stop dragon boat racing with a total of 190 teams and 5000 paddlers, endless family activities and a spectacula ...

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Ottawa Business Journal: Dragon Boat festival expands programming

28 | April 2011

BMX stunt riders will be a new addition to the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, which runs June 17-19 at Mooney's Bay Park. Continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Business journal

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Benita Baker: Sea Lions race in Ottawa's annual Dragon Boat Festival

21 | October 2010

Ottawa’s Sea Lions Dragon Boat team has done it again.  For the second year in a row, this group of 22 indomitable women – Lions of Judah, their daughters and invited guests – joined together as competitors and fundraisers at the 17th annual Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, June 18-20, at Mooney’s B ...

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Metro Ottawa: In Pictures: Weather fails to keep crowds from dragon boat festival

21 | June 2010

Dragon boaters and their fans proved themselves a tenacious bunch this past weekend. The weather, which changed from hot and sunny to cloudy and rainy several times during the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, failed to deter people from attending North America’s biggest dragon boat festi ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Paddling to success

19 | June 2010

This year's festival is sold out at 190 teams. Roughly 5,000 paddlers will descend on Mooney's Bay this weekend including several teams from the United States and throughout Canada. Continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Citizen  

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Metro Ottawa: 54-40 celebrates life at 30

17 | June 2010

Known for songs including I Go Blind and Ocean Pearl, the B.C.-based band will be bringing its constantly evolving, yet timeless sounds to the stage at this weekend’s Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay, where they will be performing as headliners Sunday. Continue reading the ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Northern soul masters

17 | June 2010

After 30 years together, B.C. alt-rockers 54-40 have become more like a polished stone than a diamond in the rough. Founders Neil Osborne and Brad Merritt have known the diamond period, but they've endured much more. They've come through the new wave (and whatever resistance that tossed up), bee ...

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Metro Ottawa: After 30 years, rockers 54-40 still going strong

16 | June 2010

Known for songs including I Go Blind and Ocean Pearl, the B.C.-based band will be bringing their constantly evolving, yet timeless sounds to the stage at this weekend’s Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay, where they will be performing Sunday. Continue reading the full articl ...

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Metro Ottawa: Dragon Boat fest boasts racing, music

03 | June 2010

With just a few weeks to go before the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival kicks off, teams of dragon boaters hit the water – some for the first time – last night after the first fleet of boats arrived at Mooney’s Bay yesterday. From now until the festival kicks off on June 18, about 500 p ...

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Recycle Frog: The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation and Recycle Frog Team Up; Host First Fundraisers at Innovapost

01 | June 2010

Recycle Frog, a next generation, direct-to-consumer precious metals recycling company, today announced that the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation (ODBF) has selected Recycle Frog’s Gold Drive™ program to help raise donations toward their 2010 fundraising campaign. The first corporate event will take ...

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