Ottawa Public Health confronts systemic racism with an action plan for reform
Ottawa Public Health is moving forward with a plan to combat systemic racism within the agency.
See something say something: Akwesasne wellness team uses conference to raise awareness and combat sex trafficking
The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program hosted an anti-trafficking conference to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Still Max: Film explores renowned artist’s inspirational battle with cancer
The documentary film, Still Max, examines how the Toronto artist is processing his struggle with prostate cancer through his work.
‘What can I leave behind for generations to follow me?’ Algonquin mural unveiled at New Edinburgh Park
Entitled “Miskwi” or “Bloodline,” the mural commemorates many parts of Indigenous life. Made up of mixed media, the mural features five ceramic panels made by Doreen, each telling a different part of a larger story, with a painted piece just underneath done by Charlotte.
Trolls are targeting journalists — and women and racialized reporters bear the brunt of their hate
The connection between the anti-media rhetoric employed by politicians and the increasingly hostile reporting environment cannot be understated.
‘They’re coming to life in Canada:’ Photography exhibit honours Latin American soldiers in world wars
First-ever Latin American soldiers exhibit in Canada marked the beginning of Latin American Heritage Month in Ottawa.
Ottawa’s Black and Indigenous communities hope mourning of Queen’s death will spark new era of apologies and social change
On a dreary Monday in downtown Ottawa, mourners recently gathered to mark the death and commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Members of the RCMP marched down Elgin Street to the steady beat of drums and the piercing timbre of bagpipes. While many are saddened by the Queen’s passing, Ottawa’s Black and Indigenous communities are grappling with complicated emotions…
Successful summer for festivals, hotel visits signals tourism comeback after lockdown losses
Summer surge in tourism welcome news for businesses and visitors alike.
‘Lace Up’ funds diabetes research 100 years after Canadians discovered insulin
Canadians from BC and across to the Atlantic provinces have been working together to raise money for diabetes by getting ready to Lace-Up.
Two new healing forests aim to promote reconciliation in Ottawa
Navan and Blackburn Hamlet will be home to two new healing forests after successfully receiving grants from the David Suzuki Foundation and the National Healing Forests Initiative.
‘The police stood idly by:’ Ottawa residents recount impact of convoy occupation to Ottawa People’s Commission
Locals are making it clear that time has not healed the harm done by the January “freedom convoy” occupation.