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  • 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 17, 2020 As of 12:01 am on July 17th, 2020 the City of Ottawa officially enters into Stage 3 of the Framework for Reopening the Province, pandemic recovery plan. This announcement allows us to host one event per day for 50 people or less. With that announcement, we are reviewing...

  • 30 years of Shaw Centre’s Inspired People Creating Extraordinary Events

    Inspired people creating extraordinary events, is the vision of the Shaw Centre. Earlier this month we recognized a number of staff who have reached key milestones delivering extraordinary events at the Shaw Centre. This year, 34 individuals were recognized within five tenure groups, 5-year, 10-year, 15-year, 20-year and 30-year. Both Bill Sanchez and Sanh Chuyen...

  • BougeBouge recap

    Shaw Centre was pleased to co-host Ottawa’s first ever 5 km interior run which took place on February 16, 2020. Despite the chilly day, 350 comfortably walked, jogged and sprinted through a course that included Shaw Centre and the adjacent Rideau Centre. This unique event, part of Winterlude’s closing weekend, was brought to Ottawa by...

  • The Shaw Centre welcomes top Canadian Chefs to compete in Culinary Championships

    The Shaw Centre is home to many amazing events all year long, but just recently we held a culinary event like no other. The 14th Annual Great Canadian Kitchen Party Culinary Championships was held on February 1st, 2020 and it was truly an unforgettable evening! In the past the event has been held in Kelowna,...