On Friday, September, 21st 2018, Ottawa and the surrounding area experienced something never before seen in the National Capital Region (NCR). Environment Canada confirmed that six tornados touched down in the NCR with speeds reaching up to 265 km/h, also known as an EF3 tornado. Ottawa’s Nepean neighbourhood, Gatineau, and Dunrobin were hit the hardest, however many neighbourhoods experienced exc[...]
Whether you love to watch a game on the big screen or catch it live in the front row, Ottawa’s got you covered if you’re a sports fan. No matter what your sport of choice is, you won’t ever have to miss a beat in this city with all the options that you get to choose from. Hockey: Ottawa Senators Hockey is, of course, our most beloved game here in Canada. We tend to go a little crazy in support [...]
Yesterday afternoon, we headed out to City Hall in Ottawa for The JDRF Revolution Ride, a stationary cycling event to help raise money for T1 Diabetes research. Each year, teams gather for a 1 day event where each member on the team rides on a stationary bike for 7 minutes. The day begins with a few speeches from some young individuals who have been affected by T1 Diabetes, and once the event k[...]
This past weekend, CLV Group marched in the Ottawa Pride Parade to support our beautiful and diverse community! The event was full of energy, dancing and colourful floats as people cheered on with pride. Our CLV Fiat was decked out with tons of rainbow streamers and a giant three layer cake on top! We danced our way through the parade, handing out ring pops and bracelets all along the way. We a[...]
Whether it’s camping, lounging at the cottage or hitting the trails, Canadians love spending time outdoors enjoying some fun and adventure. If you’re looking for a few of the best spots to hike around Ottawa this summer, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top five! Sugar Bush Trail If you’re looking for a leisurely stroll through the woods with a fairly simple route, the Sugar Bush Trail is an [...]
On Wednesday evening, residents at WEST 236 joined us up on the beautiful rooftop patio for their first ever summer BBQ! To kick off the night, a DJ was spinning some tunes while residents grabbed delicious burgers to munch on from Blended and some beers to sip on from Clocktower Brewhouse. As the sun slowly set, residents and staff alike admired the spectacular view from the rooftop! Residents[...]
There’s always something to do in Ottawa. Make the most of the warm weather and check out some of the upcoming festivals and events! Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival | September 1st – 3rd This year marks the 31st edition of Canada’s largest balloon festival! With over 300 shows to watch and 200 000 spectators attending, you certainly won’t want to miss seeing all sorts of hot air balloons fil[...]
From its excellent location to its amazing amenities, Forest Ridge Apartments has it all. No matter what lifestyle you lead, Forest Ridge is a place you can truly call home with amenities and units that were created to accommodate all of its residents. Whether you’re a working professional, a student or a working parent, there’s a wonderful home waiting for you! Suites Forest Ridge offers rece[...]
On Thursday afternoon, residents at Acadia Apartments joined us outside for their annual resident BBQ. The weather was on our side as residents brought their lawn chairs to sit out and enjoy the sunny weather! Our team was grilling up a storm serving delicious hamburgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill. Residents munched on their BBQ, grabbed a cold drink and some snacks and spent the afternoo[...]