Summer is upon us and many in Ottawa will flee to a cottage, a campground or some faraway getaway. But what about the rest of us? Ottawa correspondent Lynn Jatania joins guest host Adrian Harewood to offer her tips for free or cheap activities for families in and around the National Capital Region.

And watch the rest of Our Ottawa this week for a look at what's happening in our community, plus lifestyle tips and stories about health, consumer, music, arts and entertainment.

Bate Island, Ottawa

Bâte Island is a unique spot in Ottawa to take the family.

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Other features on this week's edition of Our Ottawa include:

  • Stroke recovery | Dr. Dale Corbett talks about what's needed for a strong stroke recovery.
  • Bluesfest launch | Sandra Abma takes a look at this year's edition of the annual music festival.
  • Low-income soccer | Kamil Karamali on a community association that is making the beautiful game affordable.

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