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Caroni Bird Sanctuary

A protected wetland and home of Trinidad’s national bird, the Scarlet Ibis. The swamp houses a wide variety of wildlife including 186 species of birds: osprey, herons, white flamingoes, ployers and egrets. More »

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Tobago Heritage Festival

An annual celebration of the unique cultural heritage of Tobago through displays of dance, song, music and cuisine. More »

Carnival Costumes

Carnival

An explosion of colour, music, revelry, and creativity, Trinidad’s Carnival has spawned similar celebrations around the world; but nothing on earth can rival the abandon, euphoria and stunning spectacle of our festival. More »

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Port of Spain Skyline

The City of Port-of-Spain is the capital of our twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is over two hundred (200) years old.  It is a well established administrative, financial and More »

Trinidad and Tobago Night at the Races 2016

11harness.xlarge1The Trinidad and Tobago Association of Ottawa (TTAO) will be hosting its annual Trinidad and Tobago Night at the Races on Thursday 23rd June 2016 from 6:00 pm at the Rideau Carleton Raceway, Ottawa.

 

All are invited to attend and tickets are available from the TTAO by calling: 613 834 1718 ; 613 834 4282 or 613 850 0870 or by contacting the TTAO at tandtassociation@gmail.com .  Adults cost $35.00 ; Children (6yrs to 12 yrs) cost $ 20.00 and children under 2 are Free!

Your ticket gives you access to Live Harness Racing, a buffet featuring Trinidad and Tobago Cuisine, $10 worth of free vouchers, free racing program, free valet parking, a silent auction from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm and door prizes!

Part proceeds from the event are contributed to the TTAO’s C.L.R. James Scholarship fund that benefits Trinidad and Tobago students in Canada.

Come out and support the TTAO and spend a night at the races with Trinidad and Tobago.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Night at the Races Flyer 2016

 

 

Notice: Wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Alberta continues to meet the challenges of the wildfires currently burning in the province. The Fort McMurray fires have affected well over 80,000 people, and a mandatory evacuation of the city has occurred with some areas being allowed re-entry. A number of evacuation centres have been set up around the province to provide evacuees with shelter and other necessities, and many other people are staying with family and friends. The fires continue to burn out of control in some areas, but major efforts are being made to contain the fires and ultimately extinguish them.

Air Canada launches seasonal flights to Port of Spain

Travelers from Canada will soon have more options when choosing an airline for travel to Trinidad and Tobago.   Air Canada recently launched flights from Toronto Pearson Airport to Trinidad and Tobago on a seasonal basis, starting December 2016.

Caribbean Airlines Launches “H.U.M” Campaign

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad– On April 21 2016, Caribbean Airlines announced the launch of its “Happiest Ultimate Moments” – H.U.M campaign, designed to create “positive vibes” and deliver added value to customers travelling during the months of June and September 2016.