Disability advocates expose gaps in NCC River House’s accessibility
Audit reveals gaps in the NCC River House’s accessibility. Advocates say this reflects a broader struggle in the city.
All the world’s a stage as Carleton’s Sock ‘n’ Buskin turns to Shakespeare’s Macbeth to open their new season
The pandemic over, Sock ‘n’ Buskin turns to its 2023-2024 season starting with a classic version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
American and Canadian sororities and fraternities struggle with lack of inclusivity for disabled students
Fraternities and sororities have come under mounting pressure in recent years to diversify their ranks. So far,: people with disabilities have been largely ignored.
Orange Shirt Day offers a way for Canadians to reflect on truth and reconciliation
With the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation or Orange Shirt Day taking place on Sept. 30, local grassroots and government organizations are preparing activities to commemorate the day.
City builder: Kevin Loring is revolutionizing Indigenous theatre in Canada
Loring is best known as the Artistic Director for Indigenous theatre at the National Arts Centre. Recently, he had his term extended into the 2026-2027 season. The Indigenous theatre program at the NAC provides a platform for Indigenous artists to have their work staged and produced.
New Carleton reporting award honours slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
Carleton University unveils a new scholarship in honour of the slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
City builder: Paula MacDonald builds cultural connections in her role as a deaf Indigenous advocate
Paula MacDonald, who is half Cree from Treaty 4, is a deaf Indigenous youth advocate, who is working hard to help deaf Indigenous connect with their communities.
Hate on the rise: Advocates say more needs to be done to stem tide of incidents in Canada
Advocates say that more needs to be done to prevent hate crimes in Canada.
Soaring cost of living has food bank use in Ottawa rising to record levels
With rising grocery costs locking more people out of a nutritious diet, rates of food insecurity are soaring across the country.
Rise in anti-Asian hate feared from ‘election-meddling’ controversy
The concerns raised by allegations of Chinese officials meddling in Canadian elections, is raising concern in the Chinese-Canadian community about rising incidents of racism directed at them.
Hall of Fame, NHL team up to highlight diversity in sport, inspire youth
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and the NHL have created a website that helps showcase athletes who broke barriers during their careers.
Echoing convoy, 50 anti-vaxxers return to Parliament Hill to decry jab
About 50 protesters proclaimed their distrust of vaccines in an April Fool’s Day protest in downtown Ottawa.