Danny Globerman

Retired CBC Journalist

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Ottawa's past in pictures: Looking back on lost landmarks

Many of the architectural gems that were once commonplace in Ottawa are now long gone. We look back at a heritage that, for the most part, now survives only in photographs.
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Ottawa's past in pictures: Disasters that shook the city

In many ways, Ottawa is a city forged by fire and other disasters. Over the years, landmarks, neighbourhoods, and even Parliament itself have all destroyed, only to be restored or reborn in a new form.

Ottawa's past in pictures: Royal visits over the years happy and glorious events

As the capital of Canada, Ottawa has been a natural and frequent stop for many royal visits. We look back at some of the regal visits that have graced the capital over these past 150 years.
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Ottawa's past in pictures: Royal visits over the years happy and glorious events

As the capital of Canada, Ottawa has been a natural and frequent stop for many royal visits. We look back at some of the regal visits that have graced the capital over these past 150 years.
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Ottawa's past in pictures: A fledgling capital comes alive

With Canadians celebrating a year-long 150th birthday party, CBC Ottawa is digging into the archives for the unusual, the revealing, and the historic images from our city's past.

Down to zero: How this Ottawa entrepreneur plans to change the way you buy food

An Ottawa teacher-turned-entrepreneur is preparing to open the city's first zero-waste grocery store and provide people with a whole new way to shop.

A licence to be a landlord? Ottawa councillor mulls pilot project

Ottawa city councillor Mathieu Fleury says he wants to explore the idea of licensing landlords as a means of providing added protection for tenants.

Have they got a deal for you! How a visit to Algonquin can save a bundle

Everyone likes to save money. But not everyone knows about how Algonquin College can be one of Ottawa's best-kept secrets when it comes to finding bargains.

TVO dropping over-the-air transmission outside Toronto

Ontario's public broadcaster is about to become less available to the public. TVO is eliminating its over-the-air signal throughout the province with the exception of Toronto in an effort to save $1 million a year.

Winterlude 2017 countdown: 5 new events at this year's festival

For those hungry for something a little different, Winterlude organizers have added some new events and attractions to this year's edition of the annual winter festival.

Ottawa's Bucko the barber hanging up his clippers after 60 years

After more than 60 years cutting hair — 33 of them in the same Vanier location — Rene 'Bucko' Charron has decided to retire in the spring and shut down the cosy, cluttered barbershop that's become a neighbourhood institution.

Ottawa doctor releases sci-fi comic to teach kids about immune system

An Ottawa doctor has teamed up with Algonquin College students to tell the story of the immune system in the form of a digital comic book called Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the Alien Zombies.
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Museum staff shake off the dust for annual cleaning

Vacuuming the carpet. Dusting the furniture. Washing the floors. We know how much work it is to clean our homes. Now imagine taking care of a sprawling national museum full of thousands of priceless artifacts.

Sens home game turnout nosedives to worst level in 20 years

Three months into the current National Hockey League season, the Ottawa Senators are struggling with a precipitous drop in attendance to the worst level in 20 years, despite the team's winning record.

Rideau Canal Skateway opening on ice as snow, rain loom

Despite several days of colder weather and crews working long hours to prepare the ice, the opening day of the Rideau Canal Skateway's 47th season remains up in the air.