Amanda Bernardo’s journey toward writing children’s books started when she noticed that many of them were lacking something. In 2014, she decided to remedy the problem herself and partnered with illustrator Samantha Clusiau-Lawlor to create Little Voice Books.
A team of local engineers and entrepreneurs has made it to the semi-finals of one of the world’s top prizes in climate solutions. Tandem Technical, headquartered in Ottawa, is one of just a handful of teams worldwide to advance in the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global challenge to convert carbon dioxide into valuable products.
Each year, OAW explores a different theme related to architecture and design in Ottawa in a way that is engaging for professionals in the field and approachable to the general public. For this year, the event’s 29th edition, the theme is Beyond 150 — “technically beautiful” yet?
The Ottawa Public Library’s food literacy project, à la carte, is hosting three authors in conjunction with the Ottawa International Writers Festival.
Arctic enthusiasts can enjoy a new special exhibit featuring glimpses of life in Nunavut as the Museum’s northern programming continues in the permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery. Voices from Nunavut is a video project featuring photos and videos taken by northern youth from each of Nunavut’s 25 communities using iPads that had been provided to the youth to help capture daily experiences in Canada’s Arctic territory.
Ottawa (de)tours is a different kind of guided tour company. Founded in 2014 by local social entrepreneurs and Hubbers Dan Monafu and Susan Johnston, the focus is on providing intimate tours that deconstruct the history of Ottawa and facilitate critical thinking about the past and present of our city (and country).
2017 marks the 140th anniversary of the first bicycle in the Nation’s Capital and apt613 is giving away two passes to the Bicycle Film Festival.
GoodTalk looks to make the comments section a place where audiences can engage, create compelling content, and provide a safe place to share and express opinions using video comments.
Maeve Lalonde, who goes by Méabh (pronounced Meave), is an singer and songwriter based out of Ottawa and is hoping to release her first EP by Christmas of this year. She is a person of many talents that include open mic host, indie music songwriter and composer, and stand up comic. She’s graced the small […]
Mom Friends packages and delivers essentials that mothers need in postpartum, which approximately lasts for the two weeks following childbirth.
From July 19-22 seize the unprecedented opportunity to work alongside some of the North’s finest visual artists. The National Arts Centrehas seven specially invited artists from the Far North exhibiting and running workshops where you can try your hand at soap-stone carving, jewelry making, beading, caribou hair tufting and more under the guidance that only a master crafter can provide.
Ottawa-based Aftermath Association tries to provide holistic healing for sufferers of PTSD by running Camp Aftermath, a 21 day camp experience in Costa Rica.
CBC host Adrian Harewood will teach aspiring reporters to listen and learn during a free workshop on July 11 at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater St).
Canada Day marks the culmination of nearly 5 years of work at the Canadian Museum of History when the new Canadian History Hall, the museum’s marquee exhibition, opens to the public for the first time.
Canadian astronomers from across the country are gathering for the annual General Assembly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
The Ottawa Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) is hosting the 2017 General Assembly (GA) from June 30 to July 3. Canadian astronomers from across the country are presenting cutting edge information to their colleagues.