Resurgent ’emo’ subculture reminds a troubled world it’s okay to be ‘not okay’
“Emo” is a largely American, music-based subculture that gained traction in the early 2000s, eventually going global, before fading into the background around 2014-2015. It is making a comeback in the wake of the pandemic and Trump.
Witnesses recount devastating impact of Freedom Convoy, lack of police action
Witnesses describe the harassment and anger they experienced during the convoy occupation of downtown Ottawa this past winter.
IN FOCUS: Carleton’s first butterfly show since the pandemic features dozens of species
The Butterfly Show welcomed the public into Carleton’s butterfly house, or lepidopterarium, to showcase this year’s selection of butterfly species.
Voters back centrist Sutcliffe as city’s next mayor in watershed election that sends 11 newcomers to council
Broadcaster Mark Sutcliffe is Ottawa’s next mayor in what is being called a watershed election for the city.
Edibles have cannabis poisonings in children on sharp rise, expert warns city health board
As Health Canada reviews cannabis legislation, expert warns that cannabis poisoning in Canadian children may get substantially worse.
SAW Gallery’s artist-in-residence program finds home at NCC’s renovated Rochon Residence
The renovated Rochon Residence is now a living space for artists working in collaboration with the SAW Gallery, located in the Arts Court complex at Nicholas and Daly streets near the Rideau Centre.
Bad vibes: Critics decry the cultural appropriation of Indigenous plant medicines and smudging￼
It’s a sunny day inside the Garden of Light spiritual shop and magic is in the air. Rays of light bounce off the glinting crystals stationed by the window, brightening the room and entrancing passersby. Past the glimmering crystals, a customer circles the display of metal sound bowls. She picks up a wooden mallet, or ‘striker,’ and gently taps the…
Hydropower producers failing to protect Ottawa River’s endangered eel, say environmentalists
The population of the American eel is declining sharply in the Ottawa River. Environmentalists say that the main reason at the many dams and power turbines on the river. They say more needs to be done to allow the eels to migrate safely.