It may be one of the rainiest summers we’ve had in a while, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying all the activities this weekend! Summer favourites like the light show at Parliament Hill are back, it’s the final weekend of Bluesfest, and Canada Scene has shows aplenty! Enjoy!
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.
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
For those looking for a break from the Canada Day madness downtown, why not enjoy a relaxing weekend at Petrie Island as celebrations return after a two year break?
Alright Ottawa, time to get ready for Canada Day! This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before as we celebrate 150 years since confederation. With so much going on, we decided to share some of our picks for your best bets this long weekend! So don your red and white and go celebrate!
Impact Hub Ottawa has moved to a new location at 123 Slater Street and to celebrate, they welcomed the public, notably city and business figures, and “Hubbers.” The room was filled with energy and ideas, welcoming everyone to one of Ottawa’s centers of social and entrepreneurial innovation and collaboration.
Carleton University professor Paul Adams will guide aspiring reporters during a free evening workshop on June 27 at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater St).
100in1day is a civic engagement festival that involves activating citizens’ ideas and dreams for the city, one initiative at a time, one neighbourhood at a time.
Grab your crosstrainers and join up with one of these five run clubs.
Last year, I had the happy occasion to write about the great work done by The Brewery Market under the heading: The Brewery Market makes drinking in the park socially acceptable. Typically, I spend a disproportionate amount of time on the article’s title, but in this case, it’s accurate. These annual events are truly one […]
This weekend, keep your eyes out for knowledgeable volunteer tour guides all over the city, participating in the annual civic engagement event, Jane’s Walk. In a capital crisscrossed with tours catering to out-of-towners, this weekend is an opportunity to improve your urban literacy with a focus on local history, planning, design and culture in the hands of our own passionate citizens.
After a long winter, here are some free ways to get outside and enjoy working out.
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.