Breaking the fast: Foodies share some favourite Ramadan treats
With the holy month of Ramadan underway, Muslims are following a schedule of fasting, reflection and prayer. With long periods of fasting, sharing and preparing food with friends and family is an important part of the month, say some foodies and small business owners. Ramadan begins on the sighting of a specific crescent moon. After sighting the moon, the next…
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba one of 10 recognized as L’Oréal Paris Canadian ‘Women of Worth’
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba is honoured by L’Oreal, with a Canadian Women of Worth award
Garden centres geared up for another pandemic planting surge
Garden centres saw a surge this time last year because of the pandemic. Since the Ontario government has declared garden centres will remain open during the stay-at-home order, they are seeing an increase in demand, again.
Girl Guides ‘shine spotlight’ on gender equality as Canada marks International Women’s Day
March 8 marks International Women’s Day. The Girl Guides of Canada have chosen to focus on the theme of “Choose to Challenge” while the Government of Canada has chosen #FeministRecovery.
COVID conflict: Skaters face bylaw scrutiny at Mississauga pond popular for pandemic exercise
Communities are wrestling with the conflict between pandemic protection and the public’s desire to get outdoors and skate, play hockey or slide down hills.
Lookahead ’21: With domestic violence rising in pandemic, Ontario charity provides shelter for South Asian victims
The organization Hum-WE is working hard to help South Asian women facing domestic abuse find ways to feel safe.