Building bridges: Indigenous traditions revived through maple syrup production
Indigenous peoples are reconnecting to the traditions of maple syrup production and collaborating with other producers.
Indigenous languages bill “a start” toward revitalizing Ottawa communities
New Indigenous Language Act, a “stepping stone” in the revitalization of Indigenous culture.
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to protect traditional knowledge in the digital age
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to prevent the appropriation of traditional knowledge and culture.
Indigenous experts skeptical about proposed child welfare legislation
With the recent introduction of a new Indigenous child-welfare bill, some groups are skeptical about the effectiveness of the legislation.
Finding level ground: Accessibility in Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ spaces
Disabled members of Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ community face challenges of accessibility to clubs.
Carleton University to hire 10 new Indigenous faculty members
Carleton University plans to hire 10 new Indigenous instructors over the next two years, to strengthen its relationship with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities.
Anniversary celebrations causing divide in Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ community
Members of the LGBTQ+ community in Ottawa are divided over how to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. Some are celebrating, others are protesting.
Opening of Manitobah Mukluks’ Rideau Centre pop-up store is about more than warm feet
Manitobah Mukluks opened a pop-up shop in Ottawa’s Rideau Centre on Dec. 8. The store does a lot more than sell footwear.
Ottawa’s Housing First strategy not working for homeless Indigenous people
The City of Ottawa’s first Point in Time homeless count makes it clear more Indigenous housing and services are needed.
Pressure builds to protect endangered Indigenous languages
A look at Canada’s disappearing Indigenous languages and what Bill S-212 is trying to do to help keep them alive.