Capital Pride is underway with virtual and in-person events highlighting #WeStillDemand
Capital Pride 2021, running from Aug. 22 to 29, celebrates Ottawa’s LGBTQ2 community with virtual and in-person events.
Trans Canada Project gives transgender and non-binary people a platform to share their stories
The Trans Canada Project was started by Kelly Schwab and Cary Scott earlier this year to share stories of trans and non-binary Canadians.
Canadians looking for flexibility in choice of work locations, survey finds
Angus Reid survey shows Canadians would prefer flexible work locations when returning from COVID-19 pandemic.
Growing concern: Second community garden opens on NCC land in bid to battle food insecurity in Hintonburg-Mechanicsville area
Goldenrod Community Garden is the second of two community gardens that are part of an NCC pilot project. It opened this week featuring 80 above-ground plots, a shed, compost bins, fences and water storage.
Pakenham’s Five Span Bridge stars in local culture
This one-of-a-kind bridge in Canada is a local wonder and is spotted in flags, logos and an R-rated Christmas movie.
Past and present meet in Rembrandt exhibition at National Gallery
The exhibition, Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition, at the National Gallery of Canada makes a strong statement about modern times.
Ottawa volunteers driven to help eliminate vaccination barriers
Volunteers in the Ottawa community have been working to help eliminate barriers for those booking and getting transportation to their vaccine appointments. On July 26, the city reported that 70 per cent of Ottawa residents over age 18 have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Still, navigating online bookings and language barriers can pose a challenge for vulnerable…
Migrants, refugees call on the federal government for meaningful immigration reform allowing access to permanent residency
Hundreds of protesters marched in Ottawa on Sunday calling for change in the way Canada treats migrants.
Pictures in a pandemic: The 2021 World Press Photo exhibit shows the power of an image to affect our emotions
The World Press Photo – Exhibition 2021 at the Canadian War Museum fielded thousands of submissions from hundreds off photographers before selecting 159 to display.
Pandemic passion: Freedom Boat Club sees spike in memberships as Ottawans look local this summer
A boat club company is seeing increased interest and new members because of COVID-19 restrictions on travel for its two operations in Ottawa.
Lifting restrictions bring joy to local Eid celebrations
This year’s Eid festivities are offering opportunities for Ottawa’s Muslim community to gather indoors as Ontario continues to reopen.