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EMC Ottawa East: Councillor Hubley named honourary chair for Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation

21 | March 2012

I would like to sincerely thank the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation for naming me the honourary chair for the 2012 fundraising season. Previous chairs have included Ottawa Senators’ Chris Phillips and Mike Fisher and I feel privileged to have this opportunity. In my new role, I will represent the ...

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Toronto Sun: Lofty goal for dragon boat fest

06 | March 2012

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation fundraising season got off with a roar as they announced an ambitious goal of $500,000 for 2012. Up from $350,000 from the previous year, “it was quite lofty for sure,” says executive director, John Brooman. Continue reading the full article in the Toronto Sun 

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The Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs: Isreal's dragon boat festival had its genesis in Ottawa The Centre For Israel & Jewish Affairs

31 | January 2012

OTTAWA — The first-ever dragon boat festival in Israel is set for May 17 and 18 on Lake Kinneret (better known as the Sea of Galilee). Even though it’s the inaugural event, Dragon Boat Israel Festival is already a sellout, with 39 teams registered from around the world. None of this would have b ...

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EMC Ottawa South: Early bird registration for Dragon Boat Festival underway

03 | November 2011

Team registration for the 2012 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival has been officially open since Tuesday, Nov. 1. According to Meaghan Davis the development officer for Tim Hortons Dragon Boat Festival, the first 75 teams can get a great discount by registering early and have a chance to pi ...

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Israel21c.org: Dragon boats are racing to Israel

03 | August 2011

Israelis are about to be exposed to the fastest-growing water sport in the world: dragon boat racing. The “ultimate team sport” will make its debut at the country’s first Dragon Boat Festival on Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) on May 17-18 next year. Continue reading the full article at Israe ...

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Ottawa Jewish Bulletin: Tamir participates in Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

18 | July 2011

“We heard about dragon boat and how it’s been such a phenomenal success … It’s such a fun event,” said Tamir Executive Director Mark Palmer about their decision to enter the festival. Palmer explained that participating in the festival is not only about the day of the race. “It’s about the prepa ...

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EMC Ottawa South: Dragon Boat teams raise $310,000

30 | June 2011

Tim Horton's Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival (THODBF) provided not only a fun-filled weekend of free family friendly entertainment but also raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities. According to development officer for THODBF Megan Davis, overall the festival participants raised $ ...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia: High Comission Of Malaysia Places Second In Dragon Boat Race in Ottawa

25 | June 2011

The High Commission of Malaysia in Ottawa, Canada took part in the 18th Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival in Ottawa on 18 June 2011. Continue reading the full article at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia

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Ottawa Citizen: Good competition and plenty of fun

19 | June 2011

A colourful cast comes out to enjoy the annual Dragon Boat Festival, writes Louisa Taylor Continue reading the full article in Ottawa Citizen    

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The Wildworks Station BLOG: A Nice Saturday at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival

18 | June 2011

Prior to performing, I had a good walk around at the festival (in Mooney’s Bay Park) and to my amazement, it was packed with a lot of people walking around checking out the vendors. ... Overall, kudos to the board of directors and staff of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival for making the event fun ...

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