- Bruce Ward invites Obama to make a public appearance: "So please, Mr. President, give us some face time when you get here tomorrow... Look, you're the coolest guy on the planet and you're only in town for about seven hours. We want a chance to eyeball you up close, and say how happy we are that you chose Canada for your first official foreign visit."
- CBC has posted an Obama visit survival guide, including a full itinerary.
- The Ottawa Citizen has a photo gallery showing pics of preparations for Obama's visit. Citizen repoter Glen MacGregor also posted a video of some of the security measures in place on Parliament Hill
- Here's a U.S. Embassy press briefing on President Obama's visit.
- WelcomeObama.ca is a web site that's inviting Canadians to submit videos and messages for President Obama. It's a project from the Rideau Institute.
February 18, 2009
Twas the night before Obama
It's Barack Obama Eve in Ottawa. Here's what people are talking about today online: