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  • Ontario Investing in Ottawa’s Tourism Sector

    Funding provides stability and supports industry recovery in Canada’s capital city July 06, 2021 OTTAWA — The Ontario government is investing $8 million in Ottawa Tourism and the Ottawa Convention Centre (Shaw Centre) to support tourism sector recovery in one of Ontario’s key gateway cities. Details were provided today by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage,...

  • Shaw Centre Celebrates a Decade of Being ‘Canada’s Meeting Place’

    2021 marks the 10th year of operation since opening its doors to the world OTTAWA, June 14, 2021 – A decade ago, the Ottawa Congress Centre (now Shaw Centre), a state-of-the-art convention centre located in the heart of Canada’s capital, opened its doors to the world. Ten years later, it still remains an architectural attraction...

  • Ontario Supporting Shaw Centre During COVID-19

    December 18, 2020 Funding will ensure the provincial agency can continue to operate safely OTTAWA – The Ontario government is providing the Shaw Centre with up to $3.8 million to help the provincial agency navigate the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure the National Capital Region remains one of the top tourism destinations...

  • Shaw Centre leaves its legacy throughout the Ottawa Community

    As an organization that has hundreds of events each year, it’s the Shaw Centre’s corporate responsibility to ensure that any leftovers are conscientiously disposed of. That’s why the Leave a Legacy program was set in place – to limit waste throughout the facility, to reduce its carbon footprint, and to give back to surrounding communities....

  • Excitement in the ring at Shaw Centre

    In early and mid-March, Shaw Centre was honoured and excited to welcome Wrestling Canada Lutte (WCL) for the Senior Pan-Am Championships and the Olympic Games Qualification Tournament. Given that this was the first time hosting an event such as this, Shaw Centre was more than happy to cooperate with WCL, the national governing body for...

  • Health and Safety

    Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated: July 9, 2021 As of 12:01 am on July 16th the Province of Ontario will be entering Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen. Upon entering Step Three all indoor meeting or event spaces will be permitted to operate with physical distancing and other restrictions still in effect and capacity limited...