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The purpose of EthicalTree is simple: an online business directory where people can connect with businesses that sell products and services that align with their personal values. This spans a wide range of choices, including vegetarian/vegan-friendly options, fair trade, organic, woman-owned and more.
Grab your crosstrainers and join up with one of these five run clubs.
The Centretown Emergency Food Centre, founded as the main project of the Centretown Church Social Action Committee, supplies those in need with a 5 day supply of food including ground beef, fresh fruit and produce. This year, their supplies are running low.
By Jacquie Surges What’s in a room? Or, more specifically, what’s in THE room? On May 18, The Cellar Door Project will explore this question with In the Room, a site specific play written about the NAC’s rehearsal hall A. Presented by Ottawa StoryTellers, In the Room marks Cellar Door’s first major show in Ottawa […]
This week on the podcast, we’re interviewing Rugby Sevens player, Olympic medallist and Gatineau-native Natasha Watcham-Roy.
Hub & Spoke: The next chapter turns the page on an era of Impact Hub’s co-working community in Ottawa
As Impact Hub Ottawa prepared to move its new home across Centretown, they threw one more party to talk about where their coworking community came from and the possibilities for its future.
Musical duo Etoile Noire, composed of Justin Trudeau and Fabien Melanson, are a perfectly well-rounded union of great guitar picking and strong vocals and sense of rhythm.
The 47th annual season of Sunday Bikedays begins this Sunday, May 21.
A grand structure, the Dominion Observatory, commands high ground at the Central Experimental Farm near Carling Avenue. Sharon Odell explains why this building was constructed (1902-5) and how one of the astronomers, Mary Grey, saved the heritage architecture of the building and the scientific instruments it contained.
The free workshop is happening on Thursday June 1, 2017 from 7–8:30pm at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater Street). Registration is free with RSVP.
Each summer, the City of Ottawa hosts the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. This year, over 150 historically, culturally, and functionally significant buildings will be featured during Doors Open Ottawa in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday!
“Hey, do you wanna sign my petition to save Zaphod’s?”
Wakefield Writers Festival: Heather O’Neill discusses her inspiration for orphans and gangsters in The Lonely Hearts Hotel
Heather O’Neill will be at the Wakefield Writers Festival on Saturday, May 13, to talk about her newest book The Lonely Hearts Hotel, a tale of gangsters, circus performers, and childhood dreams, set amongst Montreal’s criminal underworld during the Depression.
This happens to be Hetherington’s hometown Comiccon. The Ottawa-based writer has received awards and high recognition for her comic books, science fiction, and screenplays.
Dandelion Dance is a youth performance company located in the west end of Ottawa and is taking part in Neighbourhood Arts 150. Its mission is to promote the values of diversity, inclusivity, equity and accessibility. They will perform Celebrating Canada through Diversity and Dance at Bayshore Shopping Centre May 13.