Spice celebrates a year of success for marginalized performers
Spice, a collective that hosts performance arts events for performers form marginalized communities, celebrated one year of success on Sept. 21.
Mòshkamo Festival a ‘long overdue’ celebration of Indigenous art
For Indigenous artist Natalie Sappier, the National Arts Centre’s Mòshkamo Festival was an important opportunity for healing — and incredibly long overdue.
Ismaili Muslims combat stereotypes with acts of volunteerism
The Ismaili Muslims of Ottawa give back to the community in the form of volunteerism, working together to diminish common stereotypes of their religion.
Indigenous child-care program to launch as federal funds begin to flow
Local Indigenous preschool to open new child-care program
Terra Firma, Ottawa’s cohousing community unites generations
While cohousing is popular amongst senior citizens, this facility has formed its own community that holds no age restriction.
Capital Pride announces changes to summer festival, dry events, and more
Capital Pride is making changes to its annual summer festival after consultations with community members.
Sudanese community remembers victims
The Sudanese community in Ottawa, along with supporters, gathered in the ByWard Market Sunday night to remember the lives of those who died in Sudan during pro-democracy protests. The demonstrations follow a military coup that ousted former president Omar al-Bashir from power.
LGBTQ2S project wants to bring students and seniors in Ottawa under the same roof
By connecting mature students with senior citizens, a homesharing pilot project will connect students seeking affordable rooms to rent with seniors living alone.
Ottawa’s Jeff Thomas found a second life on his artistic journey
Jeff Thomas is a self-taught professional photographer working to create conversation about Indigenous experience.
A Capital Current special report: Indigenous justice
Carleton journalism students examine the impact of the 20 year old Gladue decision on the treatment of Indigenous Peoples in the justice system.
On the same page: Ottawa school board seeks the path to reconciliation with Indigenous students
Students and experts say that including more Indigenous literature in classrooms is crucial for reconciliation in schools.