These five Jane’s Walk guides ask “what’s in a name?” when they tell the stories behind street names and public spaces.
Amber Westfall is an herbalist, forager, and teacher. She offers plant walks and workshops for everyone, and has a young herbalist apprenticeship program for children.
Awesome Ottawa is awarding its 100th one thousand dollar grant since 2010.
The National Capital Commission is seeking to make a 9km stretch along the Ottawa River into a vibrant and exciting destination, a place where people want to go and feel safe while being there. Have your say on the project now until February 11.
Remixed is a festival celebrating local culture in the Somerset West area. On September 16 they’ll be closing Somerset between Bay and Percy to provide a day’s worth of free activities.
2017 promises to be distinct with respect to signature events and tourism. But creating a sense of place is about more than government intervention. Fortunately, there are passionate people around Ottawa working to make our city a better place to live in the next 150 years.