See something say something: Akwesasne wellness team uses conference to raise awareness and combat sex trafficking
The Akwesasne Family Wellness Program hosted an anti-trafficking conference to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Ottawa residents share personal stories of ‘Freedom Convoy’ at People’s Commission hearings
The effects of the “Freedom Convoy” are still deeply felt by those who lived through it.
After pandemic pause from in-person event, Glebe Fine Art Show makes colourful return
For more than two years, many artists in the Ottawa Valley patiently waited to exhibit their creations to the public once again. When the 15th edition of the Glebe Fine Art Show returned for an in-person event this year, 34 local artists were finally provided a space to do so. Abstract and realistic scenes of daily Canadian life, landscapes, and images…
‘What can I leave behind for generations to follow me?’ Algonquin mural unveiled at New Edinburgh Park
Entitled “Miskwi” or “Bloodline,” the mural commemorates many parts of Indigenous life. Made up of mixed media, the mural features five ceramic panels made by Doreen, each telling a different part of a larger story, with a painted piece just underneath done by Charlotte.
Trolls are targeting journalists — and women and racialized reporters bear the brunt of their hate
The connection between the anti-media rhetoric employed by politicians and the increasingly hostile reporting environment cannot be understated.
In Focus: Ottawa marks end of Elizabethan era, pays tribute to revered, dutiful monarch
This photo series captures the many faces seen at the Queen’s memorial procession on Sept. 19.
‘They’re coming to life in Canada:’ Photography exhibit honours Latin American soldiers in world wars
First-ever Latin American soldiers exhibit in Canada marked the beginning of Latin American Heritage Month in Ottawa.
Ottawa’s Black and Indigenous communities hope mourning of Queen’s death will spark new era of apologies and social change
On a dreary Monday in downtown Ottawa, mourners recently gathered to mark the death and commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Members of the RCMP marched down Elgin Street to the steady beat of drums and the piercing timbre of bagpipes. While many are saddened by the Queen’s passing, Ottawa’s Black and Indigenous communities are grappling with complicated emotions…
Fields of Dreams: Ottawa’s baseball community makes a pitch to municipal candidates
The Ottawa Baseball Infrastructure Improvement Group makes a wishful pitch to mayoral candidates in hopes to improve baseball in Ottawa
In focus: Hobbyists are driving a re-embrace of film photography in the digital age
Jamie Potvin, the darkroom instructor at the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa — commonly known as SPAO — has been witnessing a revival of interest in film photography despite the dominance of digital cameras in the 21st century. “For a while, it was like these niche companies that were sustaining (film) for the hobbyist,” Potvin said. “Now the mainstream companies…
‘Lace Up’ funds diabetes research 100 years after Canadians discovered insulin
Canadians from BC and across to the Atlantic provinces have been working together to raise money for diabetes by getting ready to Lace-Up.
Edibles have cannabis poisonings in children on sharp rise, expert warns city health board
As Health Canada reviews cannabis legislation, expert warns that cannabis poisoning in Canadian children may get substantially worse.