Ottawa 2019: Historians to explore how the First World War shaped Canada
The conference will explore the return of Indigenous veterans, the contribution of nurses and the perils of moving from war to peace.
Strings attached: Making dulcimers a labour of love
At half the size of the classic six-string guitar, the dulcimer is as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Stamp of approval: Chris Green’s passion has become his career
Chris Green started collecting stamps as a child. But he never lost the passion and today he runs his own business buying and selling stamps.
Survival of the Sedate: Being slow in the animal kingdom has benefits
This new exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature is showing people that living slow in the animal kingdom can be the best form of survival.
Chasing unicorns: Clive Doucet’s latest book offers view of life from grandfather’s perspective
Clive Doucet has published a new book about being a grandfather.
Communities working hard to keep historic Ottawa churches open
Congregations and community members are taking action to preserve Ottawa’s historic churches in light of shrinking congregations and rising maintenance costs.
Capital Pride moves into winter with five-day event during Winterlude
Capital Pride is expanding into winter with a five-day party called WinterPride
Expressions of Muslim Women: a decade of empowerment through art
In a time where Muslim women are seen as oppressed, an annual women-only event in Ottawa is empowering these women through different art forms. This year, they celebrated their 10th anniversary.
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.
OrKidstra aims to empower youth, build community through music education
OrKidstra is an after school program provding music education to children in under-served communities.