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.
Ottawa’s LGBT Film Festival celebrates 12th year
Ottawa’s 12th annual LGBT film festival will be taking place at the National Gallery of Canada from Nov. 9-12, 2018.
Sex-ed curriculum inspired campaign of first transgender school board trustee
Lyra Evans believes that good sex-education saves lives, and vowed to fight for a modernized sex-ed curriculum throughout a winning campaign in Zone 9 of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
Indigenous issues neglected in Ottawa election, voters say
Voters worry that municipal candidates didn’t address Indigenous issues during election campaign.
The making of a drag queen
Ottawa-based drag queen, Adrianna Exposée, gives us a glimpse into the transformation of everyday university student to glamorous drag queen.