Winterlude Fire and Ice Festival transforms Bank Street on a cold day
The Fire and Ice Festival on Bank Street had more ice than fire this Saturday, with temperatures dropping to -25ºC.
Carvers take up the challenge of turning ice into art at Winterlude
The Annual Winterlude Ice Carving Challenge marks a time of friendly competition for the world’s best ice carvers.
Wet’suwet’en pipeline protests extend across Canada to Ottawa
More than 200 supporters of the Wet’suwet’en nation marched through downtown Ottawa recently.
Hundreds march through downtown Ottawa in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en
People in Ottawa and elsewhere across the country demonstrated against an RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en protesters Thursday.
Poor weather causing delays for outdoor rinks, operator says
This winter has been a nightmare for outdoor rinks in Ottawa, says one rink operator. Now he’s worried the ice won’t be ready for the local winter carnival.
Barrhaven braces for change sparked by new downtown core
Is the Barrhaven community looking forward to the development of their new ‘downtown.’
Winterlude opens with a fire show and a colourful piece of public art
Fire show and public art kick off Ottawa’s Winterlude festival.
New Canada-Hong Kong activist organization aims to help local groups make their opinions known
Alliance Canada Hong Kong aims to bring Canada- Hong Kong community groups together to fight for democracy.
Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.
Out of the shadows: Ottawa’s drag kings stepping forward
Bright lights flash and the crowd screams for the entertainers who take centre stage in Byward Market’s The 27 Club, ready to perform their practiced lip syncs. Drag King Master Cameron Eric Leon entices the crowed with his high energy performance, causing the crowd to cheer for an encore. Drag King event nights consist of full performance line ups, but…
Ottawa library hasn’t forgotten those who aren’t near new central branch
The Ottawa Public Library is working hard to make sure people across the city can access services.