News & Ideas
October 25th will mark the 17th iteration of Soup Ottawa, a volunteer-driven experiment in civic engagement that mixes micro-funding with direct democracy.
Local arts initiatives could double down or fizzle out depending who Ottawans vote into City Council and the Office of Mayor.
Using local products, North of 7 Distillery has developed unique local spirits. Visit them in store or at the Whiskey Ottawa Festival on October 20.
Over the course of two weekends, the Enriched Bread Artists studio is hosting their annual open studio. Resident artists are inviting the public to come in and explore their studio spaces and see some of their new works.
As any parent that has read some of the mind-numbingly mundane kids’ books can attest, a little adult-level humour goes a long way.
On October 22, Ottawans head to the polls to elect a mayor and 23 city councillors.
As the founder of New Canadian Entrepreneur, Karla Briones provides Canadian business environment education, resources and mentorships for newcomers in various stages of their immigrant journey.
Jill Barber is at the National Arts Centre Friday September 28 to kick off the Canadian leg of her Metaphora tour.
Founded in a small attic in Manotick with a staff of two, Jam Filled now has large studios in both Ottawa and Toronto employing hundreds of animators.
The fifth season of the National Capital Commission’s Urbanism Lab starts tonight with “Walk This Way: Designing a Pedestrian Paradise”.
Head for West Records’ monthly Showcase Series aims to carve out a space for Ottawa’s rising artists. Their September show will feature all-local talent, and donations at the door will support the Ottawa Food Bank.
Brent Butt will be visiting Ottawa on Thursday September 27 as part of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF).
Forest Therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, which translates to “forest bathing.” Try it this weekend at the Fall Tree Festival at Brewer Park.
Ewan Reid will speak on September 20th at 12:15pm at the Ottawa Public Library. We asked with him about the relevance of the space industry and the critical need for Canada’s leadership and investment in this field.
The conference features panels on feminism, youth, finance and political leadership, as well as numerous workshops.