The way to combat ignorance, hate, and bigotry is honest reflection and action; connecting with our neighbours, and offering compassion and kindness.
A galaxy 11 billion light years away? Photographed by an Ottawa amateur astronomer? In his back yard observatory?
Registered participants will be toured through the offices of local startups, giving interested talent, community builders and curious residents a chance to peek behind the curtains of some of Ottawa’s most innovative companies.
Streetscape Memory Bank: Lost Uppertown’s commercial district continued: Wellington Street from Lyon to Bay
Just when you thought that one could come to the end of the history of Uppertown, this lost neighbourhood coughs up some further interesting pieces of information.
At Venus Envy, Carly Boyce, a visiting workshop leader from Toronto, will be leading a workshop called “Suicide intervention for weirdos, freaks and queers: Helping our friends who sometimes want to die maybe not die.”
Ottawa is home to a multitude of social enterprises and community initiatives that are working hard to grow and nurture our city.
People enjoy themselves a good murder mystery, but what if you could be a part of one? Are you daring enough to take it that far?
Is this the year you want to learn how to cook healthy meals? How to eat well on a budget? How to cook once and eat for days? You’re in luck!
LocalTalks is a speakers series promoted as “a monthly gathering for local small business owners, makers, bloggers and entrepreneurs”.
The Witches’ Gathering, a charity ball and Samhain celebration, has been a mainstay on the Halloween circuit in Ottawa for almost 20 years.
After being asked for a list of books on community and civic engagement, I started researching to see if I could learn more about what exactly this means, especially in light of some of the big ongoing projects in Ottawa.
Learn how to milk a viper (and why you’d want to)!
Socially-conscious fashion lovers, this one’s for you: On October 26, the second annual Metamorphosis fashion show organized by EcoEquitable will take place at the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne. The event highlights the work of emerging Ottawa clothing designers working with sustainable and recycled materials. EcoEquitable is a registered charity that provides employment and skill development […]
Consultations on the City of Ottawa’s 2017 Budget are upon us, and this year, the City and others are trying some new tools for engagement.
Ottawans love to read good books, including books written by local and Canadian writers, but every now and then, even the most avid reader needs a bit of a push finding their next coup-de-coeur.