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Arts & Culture

Art therapy and mental illness: Can you paint away the winter blues?

A familiar SAD feeling is blowing into Ottawa with the cold weather, but proponents of art therapy say that art can be a powerful tool to combat mental illness.

Music helps Jewish community mourn and remember the Holocaust

Ottawa’s Jewish community commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when close to 90 German Jews were killed and had their businesses and places of worship were vandalized. The community has more to mourn following a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.