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enfrMAY 13-23 MAI, 2022
enfrMAY 13-23 MAI, 2022

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For nearly seven decades, May has brought blooming tulips and hundreds of thousands of tourists to Canada’s capital city. But this year, travel restrictions have kept them away from Ottawa, leaving the flowers only for the locals to admire, provided they practice physical distancing while in the gardens. By: Alexandra Mae Jones, Ann Bergeron-Oliver Photo:...
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It will certainly be an opening to remember for the owner’s of Ottawa’s first “U-Pick Tulip Farm”—the debut season happening in the middle of COVID-19. “We’ll give you a little bit of training how to pick the tulips and then you’ll just wander the field,” said Allan Groen who owns Green Corners Farm with his...
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As if on an intentional schedule, tulips planted last November at Bulkley Valley Christian School (BVCS) bloomed on VE Day. The flowers were a gift from the Dutch embassy to commemorate the liberation of the Netherlands by Canadian forces at the end of the Second World War. By: Thom Barker Photo: Bulkley Valley Christian School...
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Orange tulips are popping up in flower beds around City Hall in Charlottetown. The capital city joined municipalities across the country in planting “Liberation 75” tulips to commemorate the role Canada played in the Second World War and, specifically, in the liberation of the Netherlands. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of...
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If it were a normal year, Commissioners Park would be packed this weekend as the Canadian Tulip Festival winds to a close. Tulips in cotton-candy pinks, sunny yellows and gem-tone reds are, after all, a welcome sight following a long, grey spring and two dull months of social isolation. By: CBC News Photo: Jean Delisle Source:...
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LaHave, N.S.-based artist Merydie Fjarlie is hoping to bring a metre-high tulip sculpture back from the Netherlands’ royal family for the 2022 Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa. The sculpture, affectionately known as the Bouquet of Remembrance and Celebration, was originally created by Fjarlie, who then lived near Ottawa, and a group of embroidery artists who...
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In the last two weeks our Embassy Network of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canada, gave thousands of tulips to healthcare workers, patients, residents and caregivers of care homes and hospitals across Canada, each one tied with ribbon, and a card reading “75 years of freedom.” By: Kingdom of the Netherlands Source: Kingdom of...
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Moving its entire slate of events online doesn’t appear to have stunted the Canadian Tulip Festival’s growth when it comes to sponsorship revenues – an encouraging sign for the beleaguered industry that’s increasingly looking to virtual events amid the COVID-19 pandemic. By: David Sali Photo: Janna Glenn Source: Ottawa Business Journal Lisez l’article complet
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The National Capital Commission (NCC) says tulip admirers can “feel free” to take photos of the colourful flowers while visiting the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa this weekend. The NCC put up signs saying no stopping and no photography at the flower beds in Commissioners Park and Major’s Hill earlier this week, just in time for the start of...
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A photography ban created to ensure flower lovers keep their distance has been reversed in Ottawa after public outcry, marking the latest retreat on physical-distancing rules from officials in the national capital. By: Marieke Walsh Photo: Justin Tang / The Canadian Press Source: The Globe and Mail Lisez l’article complet
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