Going off script: New book questions what it means to be a modern man
Experts have said this book has the potential to bring more men to the table to talk about harmful conceptions of masculinity — ideals that cause “toxic masculinity” and often result in violence, harassment and the subjugation of women.
Despite pandemic, Ottawa library branches connecting with patrons — one database at a time
The Ottawa Public Library has experienced some positives since the pandemic began, including an increase in users.
Black parents in Peel urging schools to include Afro-Centric books in libraries
A group of Black parents is pushing a Toronto-area school board to combat systemic racism in the selection of library books available to students.
Latest ‘Lost Ottawa’ book explores the past through shared memories
Lost Ottawa provides a way to talk about shared experiences, memories and changes through photos of the past.
Lessons from the lockdown: Independent bookshops say they’re ready for holiday shoppers
Two local bookstores say they are better prepared to manage the impact of the pandemic because of the support of the community.
Hunt Club community presses Ottawa library board for a branch to end ‘systemic discrimination’
The Hunt Club Community Association’s frustration surmounts as OPL board insists they are trying to provide them with equitable library service.
Super Felix Brothers: Gatineau author — and mom — addresses sickle cell anemia, diversity in her storytelling
GATINEAU — When Nahomie Acelin and Ronald Felix discovered two of their three sons had sickle cell anemia it would have been natural for them to focus on the negative. But they chose a different way of coping with the diagnosis. “We made a family decision last summer that, instead…
Ottawa’s used book stores find ways to survive in digital market
The age of huge online retailers has not been kind to independent booksellers. Capital Current visited three independent, used bookstores to find out how booksellers are plying their trade in the 21st century.
Ottawa library hasn’t forgotten those who aren’t near new central branch
The Ottawa Public Library is working hard to make sure people across the city can access services.