Right-of-way road signs at the Canadian Museum of Nature might cause some visitors to do a double-take, since the creatures depicted were last seen between 72 million and 12,000 years ago. The pair of signs, one depicting a woolly mammoth and the other Chasmosaurus irvinensis, are a playful homage.
We’ve done a geotour to a beach in a forest… but this week we’re going a little more traditional with a beach on a river.
Due to the pandemic, Carleton University has had to radically alter how it delivers its long-running Learning in Retirement (LinR) program. Apt613 spoke with Daphne Uras, the Life-Long Learning Program Coordinator in Carleton’s Centre for Initiatives in Education, to find out about these changes.
Up until 1908, the Chaudière Falls had been a major tourist attraction that rivalled even Niagara Falls. Some people even preferred it to Niagara.
Before COVID-19, many thought being able to use a computer was just a “nice to have” for well-to-do, well-educated seniors. Now, people understand that everyone needs this asset, including all seniors.
Up until this week you’ve been able to drive right up to our geotour locations. This time, we’re adding some serious exercise and a healthy dose of adventure to our geotour choice.
Stromatolites are only found in a few spots in Canada. We’re lucky to have some clearly visible ones in the region at the base of the Champlain bridge, on the Quebec side of the river. They are the most easily accessible ones in Canada.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Even though you may not be Black, Indigenous or a Person of Colour, or part of a marginalized group(s), as an ally you can still lend your voice and support to those who are. Here are three key actions you can take to be a better race ally.
Dr. Xuhua Xia, of the University of Ottawa’s Biology Department, recently published a paper about the transmission of COVID-19 which was widely-covered but also misrepresented by most media sources.
Cet enseignant a crée sa propre série de vidéos pour poursuivre l’éducation de ses élèves du primaire en isolation.