Archive for Ottawa

501st Legion in Canada’s Capital Region

Posted in Culture with tags , , , on March 15, 2012 by The Quintessential Geek

I just found there exists a chapter of the “501st Stormtrooper Legion” in Ottawa.

For those that aren’t aware, the 501st legion are a group of about 4,500 volunteers that dress up in Star Wars costumes and visit sick children at hospitals across 45 countries to bring them toys and smiles.

They are involved with the Max Keeping Foundation, the Ottawa Food Bank, and other local charities.

A worthwhile geeky cause for those interested…

Zombie attack in Ottawa [Zombies]

Posted in Culture with tags , on March 14, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

In an apparent attempt to organize themselves and take over the neighborhood, zombies have taken over a power substation in eastern Ottawa, giving local residents reason to panic and flee in terror.

See pictures below.