OUR OTTAWA

Transitioning from summer vacation to back-to-school

Child psychologist Dr. Diana Garcia gives suggestions on how to get the kids out of vacation mode and ready for school as part of this week's Our Ottawa.

Join guest host Adrian Harewood for a look at what's happening in our community, plus lifestyle tips and stories about health, consumer, music, arts and entertainment.

This week on Our Ottawa - Aug. 23, 24, 25

  • Dr. Diana Garcia joins Adrian Harewood to talk about the transition from summer vacation to school for families. (CBC)
    Back to School:  Child psychologist Dr. Diana Garcia gives suggestions on how to get the kids out of vacation mode and ready for school.
  • Architect Douglas Cardinal reflects on the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Museum of History (former Canadian Museum of Civilization).

  • LRT Tunnel Tour:  We go underground and see the progress on Ottawa's big dig.

  • Capital Vélo Fest bike rally:  Cyclists explore the city plus Adrian makes a smoothie with "Smooch" the bike.

  • CBC Rewind:  A look back at the Central Canada Exhibition grandstand shows with Perry Como and Liberace.

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