Ottawa’s new Anglophone Poet Laureate, Albert Dumont or “South Wind,” is a poet, storyteller, speaker, and an Algonquin traditional teacher. He was born in traditional Algonquin Territory (Kitigan Zibi), and has been walking the Red Road since commencing his sobriety in 1988. He has published five books of poetry and short stories and two children’s books, written in three languages.
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On June 29, a number of local shops will take home the first-ever Smallbiz Awards of Ottawa.
Who doesn’t love a good diner? Bowles Lunch’s two Ottawa locations were long-time prime meeting places for rich and poor to congregate and chew the fat.
A new anthology is looking for 25 Ottawa-based Muslim visual artists and poets to appear in an anthology titled Ottawa Inshallah.
The new initiative from Ottawa Markets aims to showcase local goods and produce at a new location on York Street.
Every Tuesday we’ve been exploring the future prospects of a local community or industry, and now we want to hear from our loyal readers! Who do you think should be in the next Future of Ottawa? Comment below!
Women’s March Ottawa is moving online with this year with a full slate of engaging, community-based activities meant to foster learning. This year the march is also platforming a more diverse group of voices than ever before.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we are highlighting the bar and restaurant industry in Ottawa—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Quinn Taylor on the future of bars.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series we’re highlighting the bar and restaurant industry in Ottawa—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Kat Ferries on the future of chefs.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re highlighting the bar and restaurant industry—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Justin Champagne on the future of fine dining.
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about. All the best arts and culture gigs in our local network.
The Bourses Tontine Awards collective invites womxn and gender-diverse folks in creative fields in Ottawa-Gatineau to apply for a $1,000 grant.
Since 2012, the Toronto Writers’ Collective (TWC) has been empowering members of underserved communities to find their voice and uncover their inner strength through safe, accessible and inclusive writing workshops.
In advance of Wendy Hartley’s retirement from MASC in June of this year, we are sharing this heartfelt letter from Wendy to the people who defined her time at MASC. As Wendy mentions in her letter, we are delighted that Micheline Shoebridge will be continuing in her role as Executive Director to lead MASC into its exciting next phase.
“I used to be a chef,” explains Richard, “but am now confined to a wheelchair and am no longer able to cook professionally… I started out making some meals for others, and eventually came up with the idea of teaching other people with disabilities how to cook—so they would feel and have more independence.”