The League of Super Heroes brings holiday joy
The League of Super Heroes is a non-profit cosplay group in Ottawa, Ont. Formed in 2013, their main goal is to put smiles on children’s faces with their tediously realistic comic-book cosplay as well as raising money for children’s charities across the city.
Feminist fair-goers explain what feminism means to them
We asked people at the Feminist Fair why feminism matters to them, and they gave us their answers.
A crafter’s life: As winter sets in, Amanda Carrigan picks up her knitting needles
In a world mostly concerned with getting product to market quickly, there are some who still take the time to create something by hand. Spinners, knitters and textile crafters continue to create beautiful and unique mittens, scarves and sweaters for sale. Most crafters begin as a hobbyist before developing it into a business. Amanda Carrigan, a spinner, knitter and dyer…
‘Democratizing’ zero waste: Can waste-free living be for everyone?
From Vancouver to Ottawa, stores like NU Grocery are dispensing a variety of food and cleaning products free of plastic packaging in an effort to cut waste. But some are saying that a zero-waste lifestyle is a privilege not everyone in Ottawa can afford.
League brings basketball back with Ottawa BlackJacks
Basketball is coming back to Ottawa, as the Ottawa Blackjacks will be joining the CEBL next year.
Recreational programs important for youth development, experts say
Experts are highlighting the benefits of local recreation programs for low-income youth in Ottawa.