Celebrate Winnipeg with Culture Days

The city of Winnipeg is a place rich in culture and history. Today, On This Spot is featuring its Winnipeg content as a part of the nation-wide initiative of Culture Days. Get outside this week before the weather turns cold and explore this beautiful city through On This Spot's selection of historical then-and-now photos. Step into the past and learn about Winnipeg throughout two eras of its...

Celebrate Ottawa with Culture Days

As the month-long celebration of Culture Days continues, On This Spot is turning to the nation's capital with our self-guided walking tour through Ottawa that explores Canada's journey towards nationhood. The tour explores the city through historical then-and-now photo sets and is available for free online and through the On This Spot app. For thousands of years, the Ottawa River has been a...

Celebrate Calgary with Culture Days

Now is a great time to get outside and explore Calgary before the cold winter weather arrives! As part of the nation-wide initiative of Culture Days, On This Spot is featuring its Calgary content to celebrate the city's history and identity. We have two self-guided walking tours available online and through the On This Spot app, each one focusing on a different aspect of Calgary's unique story....

Celebrate Toronto’s Little Italy with Culture Days

It is the second day of the Canada-wide initiative Culture Days, a month-long celebration of the diversity, art, culture, and history of this country. Today, On This Spot is featuring our new self-guided walking tour of Little Italy in Toronto to join in the celebration. The tour is available for free online and through the On This Spot app and explores the vibrant and rich neighbourhood of...

Celebrate Vancouver with Culture Days

Today is the first day of a national month-long celebration of Canada's culture, arts, and history. Across the country, community organizations are hosting hundreds of free events to share and celebrate the culture of Canada as part of the national initiative known as Culture Days. In Vancouver, On This Spot is hosting several self-guided walking tours of some of the city's most distinct and...

Gearing Up For Culture Days

On This Spot is heading into fall as busy as ever, gearing up to participate in the national celebration of Culture Days, which runs from September 24th until October 24th. Across the country, residents and visitors will be able to participate in hundreds of free events celebrating Canada's culture, art, and history. On This Spot will be participating in five provinces, with over 40 events...

New Content Launching This Summer!

An exciting summer is approaching for On This Spot. So far, 2021 has been our best year yet, as we are expanding our coverage to dozens of new communities across the country. In the lead-up to summer, we have been working hard to prepare for a grand Canada Day launch, which will include content in a total of thirty-three communities.  We are excited to embrace the possibilities this summer...

On This Spot Launches Virtual Museum Tours

This winter, we've launched eight virtual museum tours for historical sites across Alberta and British Columbia. Going virtual is a creative and powerful way to share Canada's unique historical locations with an audience of history-lovers from across the country. The tours currently include 360 degree views inside the museums, along with easy navigation from room to room and exhibit to exhibit....

The Importance of Digital Fundraising – 5 Strategies that Get Results

Our world has changed and the importance of maintaining a strong digital footprint is increasing by the day. With that in mind, we recommend all nonprofits examine their digital fundraising strategy at least yearly to maximize their potential. While most organizations have some form of online presence these days, there are a number of cost-effective solutions that can improve your digital...