Byward Market gets a taste of Mexican culture with Day of the Dead celebration
In the heart of Ottawa, the fifth edition of the Day of the Dead took place in the Byward Market from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1.
Tagwàgi Festival a first event for new Indigenous cultural attraction in Ottawa
The 2021 Tagwagi Festival at Mādahòkì Farm brought dozens of individuals and families alike together to enjoy some autumn indigenous traditions. Attractions included Ojibwe Spirit Horses, a reconciliation rock station, local artisans and a traditional pow wow dance.
With police seen as a threat by some racialized groups, Ottawa’s force is working on reforms
Racialized Canadians and police officers have an increasingly complex relationship. It seems as though those who should be a source of protection are considered to be dangerous.
CatVideoFest pulls in feline fans for rescue fundraiser
The ByTowne Cinema partnered with Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue for CatVideoFest 2021, drawing in Ottawa cat lovers and raising proceeds for local rescue shelters.
Greyhound Canada shutdown left students scrambling for reading week transportation
Greyhound, the coach bus company, pulled all routes last May because of COVID-19 losses, leaving some travellers, including students, stranded.
Updated Dark Side of Sandy Hill walking tour acknowledged the role played by politicians in creating residential schools, Indian Act
The walking tour is back for its second year, this time with a stronger emphasis on the federal government’s historic mistreatment of Indigenous peoples.
TikTok Thanksgiving: Concerned Byward store clerk makes a difference
An Ottawa man uses TikTok to rally followers to help the disadvantaged in the Byward Market area.
Violence in Bangladesh casts cloud over Bengali Hindu community’s Durga Puja festival celebration in Ottawa
Though celebrated in a small scale in Ottawa, Durga Puja, an autumn festival, provides Bengalis a taste of home.
Liberals’ rent-to-own policy proposal ‘nibbling at edge’ of housing affordability problem: expert
The rent-to-own program proposed by the Liberals may not be enough to make housing more affordable for Ottawa residents.
Charity affiliated with 67’s and Redblacks will carry on work of former Ottawa Senators Foundation
The Ottawa Senators Foundation will close by the end of the year. In anticipation, the charity has transferred its assets to the Ottawa Sports Entertainment Group Foundation.