Party time: Event planners adapting to the changes caused by COVID-19
With a pandemic, physical distancing restrictions, and most of life moving online, event planning and entertainment businesses have made some big changes this year.
Ottawa ministry trying to restore hope, one homeless youth at a time
Eight years ago Jason Pino founded Restoring Hope Ministries, an emergency overnight shelter for Ottawa’s homeless youth.
New exhibition at the Canadian War Museum puts Anne Frank’s story in a wider context
The “Anne Frank – A History for Today” exhibition at the Canadian War Museum held its virtual opening on March 3. The exhibition will be at the museum until April 25.
A crafter’s life: As winter sets in, Amanda Carrigan picks up her knitting needles
In a world mostly concerned with getting product to market quickly, there are some who still take the time to create something by hand. Spinners, knitters and textile crafters continue to create beautiful and unique mittens, scarves and sweaters for sale. Most crafters begin as a hobbyist before developing it into a business. Amanda Carrigan, a spinner, knitter and dyer…
Spice celebrates a year of success for marginalized performers
Spice, a collective that hosts performance arts events for performers form marginalized communities, celebrated one year of success on Sept. 21.
Liberals’ Marie-France Lalonde holds riding vacated by ex-MP Andrew Leslie
ELECTION NIGHT UPDATE: Liberal candidate Marie-France Lalonde took the seat by a wide margin over runner-up Conservative contender David Bertschi and third-place finisher Jacqui Wiens of the NDP. The riding was previously held by Liberal MP Andrew Leslie, who decided not to seek re-election. Residents of the Orléans riding now know who will carry the Liberal standard in the federal…