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  • 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: April 7, 2021 As of 12:01 am on April 8th, 2021 the Province of Ontario is issuing a province-wide Stay-at-Home order. This requires the closure of all meeting or event spaces with exception to permitted activities as listed here. This order is currently scheduled to last until 12:01am on Thursday, May...

  • 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...