Indigenous Art and Entrepreneurship Conference works to preserve tradition, empower women
The annual Indigenous Art & Entrepreneurship brought both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together to learn and admire Indigenous art forms.
Art Battle brings out local artists and hidden talent
Artists battle it out to win prize money and the title of best artist of the night.
Ottawa’s JW-Jones talks about fatherhood and performing with blues legends
JW-Jones is juggling fatherhood and a successful career as a blues guitarist.
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.
International student crowdfunds for tuition to stay in Canada
Henrique Arkanjo’s friend set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for Arkanjo’s college tuition.
Lowering the bar: Even in the #MeToo age, female servers fear speaking out about harassment
Female bartenders and servers in Ottawa struggle to hold onto jobs in a workplace where excessive drinking and sexual harassment are considered just part of the job. Many bartenders are now demanding change and to hold managers accountable.
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.