How can you tell if a call for diverse board or staff members is just a branding exercise, and how can you protect yourself, your time, and your energy? Tiffanie Tri shares five steps BIPOC can take to reduce that risk.
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The #MyOttawa Pass is an initiative that will help Ottawa residents explore the city while enjoying discounts at local businesses.
Rob Thomas: “There aren’t many poets whose book I would buy without kicking the tires. Dennis is certainly one of them.”
Just south and a little west of the big box stores of Merivale and Hunt Club lie the Pinhey Forest Dunes. So after you’ve hit the stores, you can hit the trails and dunes.
June’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to the Young Arts Leaders Collective to support the inclusion of free art with takeout orders at local restaurants.
The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study is an excellent resource. It centralizes a lot of demographic data in one location and makes it publicly accessible, which can help citizens understand the health and wellness strengths and weaknesses of their neighbourhoods and advocate for change.
Jess Magnan: “To be a spiritual practitioner is to answer the call of our best selves. Each individual that answers this call raises the collective human vibration toward a new kind of existence on our planet. If you are reading this, answer the call.”
You’re not travelling anywhere exotic this summer, so where should you be spending your 613 summer staycation? Apt613 has some ideas on places that will satisfy your day-tripping needs
Incredible things happen when great people come together to make Ottawa a better place. Case in point: Last year, a collaboration between the Nobel Women’s Initiative, MediaStyle and Martha Chaves created the When Feminists Rule The World (WFRTW) podcast.
Ally Squared’s CommunALLY project explores avenues for allyship between First Nation, Métis, Inuit, immigrant, and refugee communities. Ally Squared is opening a call for stories from people in immigrant, refugee, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities to talk about a time when they experienced discrimination and didn’t have an ally.
As photos of the PM kneeling circulated, many were reminded of a different set of photos that made the rounds a few months ago during the fall election.
Over the next four weeks, readers will have the chance to follow our resident as they share their progress and inspiration with the community while pursuing a personal creative project.
Community Builder Awards: Meet five outstanding locals who are volunteering to help others through COVID-19
COVID-19 has changed the ways we gather, celebrate, and honour one another, however it has not changed the way our community steps up to support and help each other in times of crisis.
For 613 Day we’re sharing highlights CM Ottawa archives. Enjoy these talks with your morning coffee today.
Nathan, Jack, and Ben have been attracting celebrities and “people with interesting jobs” for their podcast The Interview Dudes since its inception in June 2019. They’ve produced four seasons since then. What sets this podcast apart from others like it? Well, the Dudes in question are all finishing up Grade 6.