Ottawology is the interdisciplinary study of all things Ottawa. It involves the sociology, history and urban geography of the National Capital Region.
In part two of this series, Eric Haar offers a tour of his personal choices for Ottawa-Gatineau’s most exceptional modern architectural landmarks.
In part one of this two-part series, architect Eric Haar highlights some of Ottawa’s most stunning architecture from before 1950.
As part of an effort to support truth and reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples, Algonquin College’s Three Sisters garden is having quite the impact.
Local trans historian Tara Sypniewski recently opened the Ottawa Trans Library in Hintonburg.
Although many people will have seen the rainbow flag that flies proudly in front of Abiwin Co-op in downtown Ottawa, most will not know that this co-op was founded specifically to meet the housing needs of Ottawa’s 2SLGBTQ+ communities. In honour of Pride Month, we spoke with Linda Wilson, one of the founding members of […]
Doors Open Ottawa celebrates its 20th year and first year in-person since 2020. The event runs June 4 and 5.
Much has been written about what became of H.F. Brading’s Victorian-era brewery come the 20th century, particularly regarding infamous Ottawa-born magnate E.P. Taylor, who parlayed it into a gigantic beer empire. Then there’s the small matter of the SECRET BEER TUNNEL under Lebreton Flats, built around 1945. I won’t be talking about any of that: This is the largely untold story of the man who started it all, Henry Fisher Brading (1836-1903), and his original Union Brewery.
I was encouraged to give Diablo II (2000) a try when the remaster came out back in the fall. So, I didn’t play the original. Instead, I played Diablo II: Resurrected (2021). I mean, technically it is the same game, I just played it with very sick graphics. Graphics or not, this is a serious mind-off game that is visually appealing and dark as hell.
In association with GCTC, the Theatre Artists’ Co-operative: the Independent Collective Series (TACTICS) present two performances for an optimistic start to this new year in their 2022 Mainstage Series: Blissful State of Surrender and Heartlines.
NAC Orchestra launches Mentorship Program for “pre-professional and early-career artists”—apply until Feb. 7
The NAC Orchestra is currently accepting applicants for its three week intensive mentorship program, the first of its kind at the NAC. Preprofessional and early career musicians will have the chance to learn side-by-side with an Orchesta member.
Montreal’s William Notman took the first known photo series featuring Ottawa in 1859–60. After many years lying in obscurity, and with help from the Bytown and McCord Museums, Ashley Newall of Capital History Ottawa #colorized has dug them out for us to see.
Marine biologist and Carleton university professor Shane Gero has been garnering much acclaim for his research on sperm whales. Read on about the local researcher whose work informed an award-winning Emmy documentary on whales!
The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) launched a new NGC Conservation Internship Program for BIPOC students from across Canada to help increase the representation of professionals from diverse communities.
Carleton University’s Lifelong Learning Program (LLeaP), formerly Learning in Retirement, is returning with a excellent fall and winter season embracing online and hybrid learning to make learning more accessible.