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.
613U workshop series is kicking off with The Citizen Journalist by Carleton University prof. Paul Adams—06.27.17 at Impact Hub Ottawa
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.
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.
On this week’s episode, we take you on an uplifting journey with the sounds of local trance DJ Sheridan Grout. We also hear from Sheridan and from Zach Princi, the owner of the entertainment and lifestyle company, Eephorea, in anticipation of their upcoming event “Cirque”.