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Feb 13th

2017

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The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

GROUND ZERO, New York City.   Many of us have September 11, 2001 vividly stamped in out memory. Where we were, what we were doing, and more importantly, what we were thinking. I was summoned to a television before 9:03 am, before the second plane, flight 175, crashed into the south tower (2 WTC) between [...]

Jan 19th

2017

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Presidential Inauguration Day – From Obama To Trump

WASHINGTON, DC     That was certainly quick 8 years since the Inauguration of President Obama. John MacDonald any myself spent the better part of twenty four hours in The Capital and we were amazed to experience The Inauguration live with 1.8 million others visitors to The Mall. We walked from The Capital Building in the [...]

Jan 11th

2017

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NASCAR’s Carl Edwards Avoids Retirement And Steps Away From JGR

HUNTERSVILLE, NC Just 24 hours earlier, speculation ran high on all the possibilities of why Carl Edwards would be stepping away from NASACR and his full-time ride with JGR. Everything from contract problems, health issues to other opportunities inside NASCAR and outside as well. If you really want to drive yourself nuts with thoughts, how [...]

Jan 2nd

2017

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Best Of 2016 Construction And Event Photography By Front Page Media Group

Ottawa, Ontario   LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING AHEAD     I had planned to spend the final hours of 2016 with Mayor Watson at City Hall, ringing in the new year and kicking off Ottawa 2017 celebrations. However plans change and I know the mayor and I will be seeing a lot of each other [...]

Nov 20th

2016

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Capital City Condors Edge Out Kanata Rangers 13-12 In Overtime

Ottawa, Ont     The Capital City Condors had their hands full on Saturday afternoon with a home game against the Kanata Rangers AA Bantam Girls. The Condors B Team had an early jump and took the lead for most of the first frame. Rangers coach, Mark Hooper, was forced to shuffle his line-up early [...]

Nov 17th

2016

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2016 NCHCA XMAS GALA WRAPS UP IN STYLE

  Ottawa, Ont     Nearly 300 guests attended this years National Capital Heavy Construction Association Xmas Gala at the Westin Hotel in downtown Ottawa. Alison Hogan and Stephen Turner welcomed members with a large host bar and everyone mingled before entering the grand ballroom for dinner. Front Page Media Group was honoured to sponsor [...]

Nov 7th

2016

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PCL & EllisDon Qualify To Renovate Parliament’s Centre Block In Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONT   Only one qualified bidder made the grade for Canada’s largest and most complex heritage rehabilitation project to date. PCL Constructors Canada and EllisDon Corporation joined forces for the RFQ process. Work is set to begin following all the Ottawa 2017 celebrations in the Nations Capital. PCL is already heavily engaged in the [...]

Nov 6th

2016

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Hydro Ottawa Doubles Green Energy Output At Chaudiere Falls Facility

Ottawa, Ont   The newly refurbished 29-megawatt hydroelectric facility is really taking shape just 1.5 kms away from Parliament Hill. The Energy Ottawa project is to be completely below grade and have no visual impact to the public. The Chaudiere Falls facility is Canada’s oldest hydroelectric station in operation and when complete will welcome public [...]

Oct 8th

2016

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Bridges, Monuments And Steel Framework of The OLRT and LeBreton Flats

Ottawa, Ont     With Ottawa 2017 fast approaching, construction in the downtown core will soon see all heavy machinery scurry for the exits. This full year of celebration will have several ups and downs that impact the construction industry and their workers. The OLRT will be blessed with having the majority of its work [...]

Sep 3rd

2016

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Astronomers Welcome You At North Frontenac Dark Sky Preserve

North Frontenac,     Noted as one of the most beautiful areas anywhere to view the Milky Way and appreciate the stars with minimal light pollution, tourist, astronomers and nature lovers alike, all flock the North Frontenac Dark Sky Preserve to absorb the stunning visuals. The large cement pad, complete with power supplies, benches and [...]

Aug 15th

2016

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2016 Wings Over Vermont Airshow Worth The Wait

BURLINGTON, VT     Ten years and 1 day was well worth the wait to be on hand for Sundays Wings Over Vermont airshow in Burlington. Saturday was not kind to organizers or those who patiently waited hours for the low cloud cover to lift with no luck. All  Saturday flights were cancelled and the [...]

Aug 6th

2016

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2016 Colour Vibe 5K Run In Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONT     Wesley Clover Park was host to the 2016 Colour Vibe 5K Run in Ottawa. The charity event tuned out a large crowd of all ages on a perfect summer day between Kanata and Bells Corners. This event promotes health, happiness and community. This years charity partner is The Boys and Girls [...]

Jul 20th

2016

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Gord Downie And The Tragically Hip Embark On Emotional Final Tour

KINGSTON, ONT     Terminal. I tried processing this word since The Tragically Hip made the announcement a few weeks back that the musical voice of our youth and adulthood will be robbed from us. More that ten times I have been blessed to see, hear and cover, Canada’s band. The instrumental and vocal poetry [...]

Jul 15th

2016

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2016 NCHCA Summer BBQ & Lobster Fest

OTTAWA, ONT   The National Capital Heavy Construction Association held its annual Summer BBQ & Lobster Fest on Thursday evening. Weather could not have been more appealing as Mother Nature blessed the large crowd with a sunny and warm evening. With the uncertainty of rain, many chose to leave their work and play toys at [...]

Jul 4th

2016

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Beau Bennett Brings The Stanley Cup Home To California

Manhattan Beach, California .     Beau Bennett knows how to play Canada’s favourite sport and now he knows the exhilaration of winning Lord Stanley’s Cup. The highest drafted NHL player from California had the honour of hosting The Cup for the day which happened to coincide with Canada’s 149th birthday. And as most champions do, [...]

Jun 5th

2016

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The 3rd Annual GreenBelt Construction Golf Tournament All About Charity

FALCON RIDGE GOLF CLUB,     The 3rd edition of the GreenBelt Golf Tournament keeps getting better every year. This year’s edition was focused on charity and raising funds for the Heart Institute. Tournament organizer and GreenBelt project coordinator, John Legault, spent the day giving back to the institution that took such good care of [...]

May 31st

2016

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Thomas Cavanagh Construction LTD. Hosts The 38th NCHCA PotHole Open

KANATA LAKES & COUNTRY CLUB,   The National Capital Heavy Construction Association, once again, took over the Kanata Lakes Golf and Country Club with the 38th annual PotHole Open. This event has become so popular, Eagle Creek was forced to host the “spill-over” of participants. Thomas Cavanagh Construction was this years platinum sponsor and had [...]

May 29th

2016

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MX101 Double Header Weekend At Sand Del Lee In Pictures

Sand Del Lee Motocross Park,     MX101 hosted one of the largest double headers in their history. ANQ and MMRS Provincials plus the AMO and MX101 Ironman. The grounds of Sand Del Lee were littered with racers of all ages and the action came fast and furious. Sunday brought scorching temperatures well into the [...]

May 23rd

2016

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CDS Building Movers Preserving Historic Barn At Upper Canada Village

UPPER CANADA VILLAGE,     CDS Building Movers were asked to pick-up and temporarily relocate an old barn from the 1800’s at Upper Canada Village, little did they know that is came with one small request. To preserve the heritage of the structure, CDS was not allowed to penetrate any of the current structure with [...]

May 22nd

2016

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Reviewing The DJI Phantom 4 in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONT   Approximately one year ago we made an investment to better serve our clients by investing in the latest DJI drone technology. We now cover every possible angle, providing the best, unique, content documentation. Our first drone was the DJI Inspire 1. We still have not utilized this device to its full potential, [...]

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