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Kenneth Ingram

Community Writer

An adventurer at heart, Kenneth Ingram is a talented researcher, writer, and photographer who bridges the gap between classic journalism and multimedia storytelling of today. With a predominant focus on human-interest stories, Ken has been a regular contributor to Apt613 since 2013. His work has also appeared in The Boston Globe, The Phnom Penh Post, CBC Radio and others.


Celebrate Star Trek with new stamps + more (resistance is futile)

Star Trek postage stamps are being unveiled at secret locations across the country between now and throughout May. Each spot will have a Canadian connection to the science-fiction franchise and fans in Ottawa – likely bursting with excitement that’s akin to a warp core breach – have a lot to look forward to. Boldly going […]

Ottawa Dog Rescue: London calling

One-by-one, foster dogs are checking into the Westin Ottawa as part of a new adoption initiative that aims to find them forever-homes   It’s mid-afternoon at the Westin Ottawa and London, a husky-malamute mix, rests on a pillow near reception where a small replica of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block was built as a cozy enclosure. […]

Q&A with Charlie Ross, One Man Star Wars + win tickets

Without props or costumes, Charlie Ross has performed his one-man Star Wars show more than 4,000 times in about 400 cities. Prior to his March 23rd performance in Ottawa (one night only), Ross sets the record straight about meeting George Lucas and shares a few highlights about his 15-year adventure playing all of the main […]

Review: The Florida Highwaymen at SAW Gallery

For the first time in Canada, an exhibition of 30 paintings by The Florida Highwaymen is on display at SAW Gallery in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States. Their art will last for a long, long time. It stands as an example for civil rights, perseverance, and I say it’s a living example […]

Psychics set the mood for Valentine’s Day

Relying on tea leaves, rainbow beads, decks of cards and an assortment of other techniques, more than a dozen psychics gathered at the Bronson Centre this past Saturday afternoon for the semi-seasonal fair. With Valentine’s Day approaching, plenty of people were eager for advice about love but there was also an abundance of chocolates, SweeTarts, […]

Awaken at Ottawa’s creepiest escape room

Apt613 was recently invited by Room Escape Ottawa to try their newest escape room, Serial Killer Charade. Allowing yourself to be ‘locked’ in a room, voluntarily, for an hour (or less, if you can find your own way out) may seem like a strange way to beat the winter blues. But if you haven’t tried […]

Flying arrows with ‘marshmallow’ tips: Archery Tag comes to Ottawa

Apt613 was invited to Archery Games, a new recreational facility that celebrates its grand opening in Ottawa this weekend. Inspired (in part) by dodgeball and paintball, the sport is guaranteed to make you sweat and won’t hurt if when you get hit. Standing outside an 8,000 square foot arena before game time, Ramsay Jackson focuses […]

World Press award-winning photos capture moments of tenderness and danger

Award-winning images from around the world are now on display at the Canadian War Museum for a limited time, marking the eighth year that World Press Photo has chosen Ottawa as the premier Canadian location for its annual exhibition. “The images of World Press Photo 2015 were jury selected from among 98,000 entries submitted by […]

The tale of a boating adventure gone wrong

Three Men in a Boat is one of 56 shows at the upcoming Ottawa Fringe Festival and the hilarious tale of a boating adventure (gone horribly wrong —in many ways — to the delight of audiences). It was originally planned as a travel guide turned novel in 1889. Apt613 met up with the cast of […]

Apt613 goes to Flight School

Ottawa Aviation Services (OAS) invited Apt613 to try a 45-minute introductory aerobatics flight mixed with a bit of local sightseeing from the sky. Apt613’s Kenneth Ingram takes us inside the ‘Corvette with wings’ where he learned a few tips about Gs, parachutes, six packs — and a dog named Fluke. Apt613 OAS Aerobatics Flight Invite […]