More than 1,000 people gathered to create a human chain around the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa today.
These monthly lectures bring together leaders, experts and the public to share knowledge and ideas about how to build a great capital.
The Odawa Native Friendship Centre’s newest program is called Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (“I am a kind man”), and is geared toward bringing Indigenous men together to work against all forms of violence against Indigenous women.
This March is intended as a first step, and more will have to be done to make it not just welcoming to everyone, but to make sure those in the minority have a chance to lead, to take direction, and to point out what needs to happen next.
The Women’s March on Washington might seem like a strange name for an Ottawa event, but this March is one of several hundred being held in solidarity across North America this Saturday.
As we move forward into the future as a city, we should keep in mind the shortage of affordable housing in our area and be more proactive in our planning approach to ensure fewer residents are relying on shelters, are staying less time there, and are granted this vital and basic necessity of life.
Opinion: If Ottawa wants the new central library to really serve and succeed as a branch for local residents, a civic centre for all citizens and as an attraction for visitors – and not be an under-used white elephant – then its location matters to all of us.
Emmanuel Goffi est allé visiter la Bibliothèque du Parlement, lieu particulier à plusieurs égards. Si ce n’est déjà fait, osez y pénétrer et vous laisser inspirer par le poids de l’histoire qui git dans cet endroit mythique.
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.
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.
“We thought of Adbirahman Abdi and the intersections of his identity. He was a black man. He was a newcomer. He had a mental illness.”
If you’re reading Apt613, you’re already a fan of our city. This forum is an exciting opportunity to take advantage of Ottawa’s status as a national capital, connect with like minded people and get involved with this community.
Is it still funny when vicious and insulting tweets are leveled at those actively trying to champion feminist causes and awareness in their community?
Between now and September 9, Canadians across the country have the chance to offer their opinion of the future of 100 Wellington by completing an online survey or tweeting with #100Wellington.
Many Bluesfest attendees on Saturday were hurt and surprised by comments made by Ian Astbury, lead singer of The Cult, a British rock group known for gothy 1980s hits like “She Sells Sanctuary”.