In focus: Help Santa Toy Parade returns to spread joy — without restrictions
2022 marked the first year since 2019 the Help Santa Toy Parade has operated fully and without COVID-19 public health restrictions.
Stop accusing celebrities of queerbaiting — they’re human, too
Queerbaiting is a marketing tactic, but celebrities including Taylor Swift and Harry Styles don’t queerbait—they’re human, not corporations.
Kitchissippi Ward: Housing affordability is key issue facing three candidates for council seat
Oonagh Fitzgerald, Daniel Stringer and incumbent Jeff Leiper compete for Kitchissippi Ward leadership in Ottawa’s 2022 municipal election.
It’s all about the clicks: Carleton scientist shows how sperm whale dialects mirror human culture
Researchers at Carleton University and beyond are identifying sperm whale dialects and social cultures to boost conservation efforts.
Community groups across Canada encourage BIPOC inclusion in outdoor recreation￼
Community organizations across Canada are working to make recreation and wellness spaces more accessible for those who are Black, Indigenous or People of Colour (BIPOC). Organizers say social and economic barriers often prevent racialized communities from accessing and feeling comfortable in outdoor recreation spaces. Through free outdoor gear libraries and inclusive outdoor group activities, organizers across Canada aim to make…
Little free libraries bringing joy of sharing to Old Ottawa East
Little free libraries are taking Old Ottawa East by storm.
Period partners provide necessities, supplement provincial programming
Period product drives in Ottawa run by grassroots organizations such as Period Packs aim to supplement government programs.
New to Ottawa, artist makes mark with painting of a drag queen Jesus
American-born, Ottawa-based artists Anna Gale is gaining attention with her portrait of a r=drag queen Jesus called Shezus.