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.
Building bridges: Indigenous traditions revived through maple syrup production
Indigenous peoples are reconnecting to the traditions of maple syrup production and collaborating with other producers.
Indigenous languages bill “a start” toward revitalizing Ottawa communities
New Indigenous Language Act, a “stepping stone” in the revitalization of Indigenous culture.
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to protect traditional knowledge in the digital age
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to prevent the appropriation of traditional knowledge and culture.
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.