Ottawa protestors condemn U.S. abortion decision and note concerns about access to the procedure in Canada
Protestors gathered in downtown Ottawa on Friday afternoon denouncing the U.S. Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Sobey Art Award shortlist features diverse group of talented artists
Born in Sudan, Azza El Siddique makes art inspired by the ancient Egyptian and Nubian mortuary temples that are part of the artistic and cultural heritage of her homeland. Her installations, according to the New-York based non-profit Amant, address “the manifestation of mortality, science, mythology, and spirituality in systems of power.” And the work has also captured the imagination of the judges of the Sobey Art Award,…
Singer-songwriter Rachel Bobbitt brings her summer soundtrack sound to the NAC
Canadian singer-songwriter Rachel Bobbitt talks about her music prior to an upcoming performance at the NAC in Ottawa.
Critics urge effective action as Carleton University reviews sexual violence policy amid what is called an epidemic of sexual violence on campuses
After a surge of cases of sexual violence at Western University, many survivors, organizers, and activists at Carleton University decided a change was needed there too.
Faced with a site that’s filling up fast, Ottawa explores ways to extend life of Trail Road landfill
Ottawa’s main waste facility is filling up faster than expected and city council is now wrestling with ways to slow down the flow of trash.
Afghan Canadians feeling “helpless” and “torn apart” as family and friends are stuck in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan
Afghan Canadians describe feeling “helpless” and “torn apart” as family and friends are stuck in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
B.C. fires continue to burn, putting local ranchers at risk of losing property, animals and livelihoods
Although many communities have adjusted to the reality of living with wildfires during the summer months, for those who own cattle, horses, ranches and property along the fire’s path, these times are incredibly stressful and threaten their livelihood.
Memorial University tuition hikes leave many students worried about pursuing post-secondary education
“It’s a situation where both the university, and government point to each other and say, ‘it’s not our fault’,” says Kat McLaughlin, chairperson at the Canadian Federation of Students Newfoundland and Labrador
In the midst of a surge in second-wave COVID-19 cases, Canadians paused on Nov. 11 to remember the sacrifices of soldiers who died and veterans who survived the First and Second World War, conflicts in Korea, Afghanistan and peacekeeping missions around the world. The pandemic made Remembrance Day 2020 a mostly virtual, physically distanced commemoration — a very different kind…