Closure of Parliament’s Centre Block changing tourism in Ottawa
With the Centre Block of Parliament being closed for the next decade, Ottawa’s tourism industry is changing the way people visit Parliament and Ottawa.
New exhibitions at Carleton’s gallery aim to serve campus and civic communities
The winter season at the Carleton University Art Gallery features three exhibits centred around themes that connect the university campus to the wider community.
Richard Robinson keeps high fashion in Ottawa alive
Ottawa designer Richard Robinson owns the only fashion school in the country that still teaches haute couture.
Carleton students using technology to bring centuries-old manuscripts into the digital age
Medieval papers are being digitized by modern-day students in a brand new course at Carleton University.
Survival of the Sedate: Being slow in the animal kingdom has benefits
This new exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature is showing people that living slow in the animal kingdom can be the best form of survival.
OrKidstra aims to empower youth, build community through music education
OrKidstra is an after school program provding music education to children in under-served communities.
Ottawa Murderinos shock and delight with true crime stories at open mic event
At the Art House Café, stories of murder, ghosts and criminals are a safe way to engage with the unsafe.
Music helps Jewish community mourn and remember the Holocaust
Ottawa’s Jewish community commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when close to 90 German Jews were killed and had their businesses and places of worship were vandalized. The community has more to mourn following a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Canadian War Museum adds another Victoria Cross to growing collection
The Canadian War Museum has been actively gathering as many Victoria Crosses awarded to Canadians as it can. They have 39 now, including four from the battle of Hill 70 in the First World War.
Swiss German artist Paul Klee featured in Canada for first time in nearly 40 years
The National Gallery of Canada is presenting an exhibition of the works of Paul Klee.
Exhibition of photos at Canadian War Museum reveals diversity of soldiers in First World War
Far From Home is an exhibition at the Canadian War Museum that features photographs that reveal the diversity of the soldiers who fought in the war.
Ottawa music community, CUPE 503 raise $50K for tornado relief in benefit concert
Proceeds from the benefit concert will go to the United Way, that will assure the funds suit short- and long-term needs.