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Their current project involves getting work out of the crowded studio and into more public shows and community spaces.
For 20 years, the Ottawa Coalition of Community Houses has helped make a home for hundreds of our city’s low-income families. It is because of this, and the impact their work continues to have on our community, that they received United Way Ottawa’s 2018 Community Builder of the Year Award.
As more people branch out into freelancing gigs, start businesses, or work out of the office, coworking spaces have sprung up around the city. Coworkly, located in Vanier on Montreal Road, is one of them.
Comedian David Cross will be at Algonquin Commons Theatre on July 26, 2018.
In response to popular demand, the social enterprise has also started catering.
EcoEquitable is a small, dynamic social enterprise that supports isolated newcomer women looking to develop connections with their community and increase their financial stability.
Up next in a series of interviews with Ottawa Champions players and staff is Ottawa’s own Sebastien Boucher.
The City of Ottawa has provided a sneak peek inside one of the Light Rail stations slated to open on the Confederation Line later this year, at the same time reaffirming the current timetable for the project remains on track.
Earlier this year, Impact Hub Ottawa and Artengine hosted the Future Cities Forum, which brought together hundreds of citizens and young civic leaders. The main motivation was a realization that while our cities are increasingly powered by technology, most of us have little knowledge or understanding of how these technologies work, or the influence they have on our culture and society.
The mere thought of paper tends to evoke stale images of work but imagine the possibilities when you apply purposeful design, colour, and some glue. Laura Peeke has been creating works of art with quilling, a process of coiling and shaping strips of paper with glue.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa creates life-changing relationships that empower children and youth to reach their full potential. Here’s why United Way Ottawa has honoured this fantastic organization at the annual Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala.
Hal Lanier, the Ottawa Champions manager, lives and breathes baseball. He is a friendly encyclopedia of baseball minutiae and has probably already forgotten more about the game than any of us will ever even know.
After the hullabaloo and heatstroke of the long weekend has passed, we are faced with another beautiful weekend in our city, and no limit of ways to fill it. Bluesfest starts with a bang on Thursday night and rolls right on through the weekend. If Lebreton Flats is not your destination of choice, mix it up a little bit with a poutine in Gatineau, a soccer game, some classical music or a Shakespeare play for a little culture.
Are our artists influencing our thought, or reflecting it? Is art a social barometer? And if so, what is today’s art telling us about wars in our future? The Canadian War Museum hosted the 2018 BBC Reith Lectures: The Mark of Cain by Margaret MacMillan, C.C. and brought these questions to the mind of attendees.
Daniel Effah is an incredible visual portraitist, capturing images with the aim of sparkinging conversation about the African diaspora. His series, ‘Blend If’, is currently on display at the Ottawa Art Gallery.