Fans of one of Canada’s most iconic singer-songwriters will soon have some opportunities to celebrate their folk hero.
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The screening marks the first “Stories” themed event from Women of Architecture!, a local community organization whose goal is to promote the achievements of Women contributing to the built environment in the National Capital Region.
The Returns for Roger Neilson House runs September 6th to 8th, 2019. Bring your empties to any Beer Store in Eastern Ontario to help support local kids and families.
Making Voices Count, recipient of United Way Ottawa’s 2019 From Poverty to Possibility award, empowers people to use their voices to advocate for important causes, no matter who they are.
As part of Overdose Prevention Day 2019 (Saturday, August 31), CMHA Ottawa is presenting a few facts relevant to the opioid epidemic in the Nation’s Capital.
In April 2018, I visited Fisher Park Summit Alternative School in Ottawa. It was one of the 150 presentations I’ve done at city schools to promote positivity, self-acceptance, and resilience in students. There, I met Pei Pilgrim, a 14-year-old singer that writes and sings like a veteran of the game.
Breakfast Club is a casual talk show that’s meant to be informative, fun, while unpacking issues and topics relevant to the LGBTQ2+ community in Ottawa.
From helping Ottawa recover from crisis, to helping individuals in the community succeed and live healthy lives, Hydro Ottawa has shown what it means to be a true community builder.
Inspired by Canada’s first LGBTQ+ rights protest, Capital Pride’s 2019 Grand Marshall calls for renewed political action to support LGBTQ+ communities
Through the eyes of an Indigenous woman raising two young sons, the events surrounding Colten Boushie’s are chronicled in this documentary. At the centre is the catalyst for much of the activism and international support that’s erupted since Boushie’s death: his cousin Jade Tootoosis.
Meet Canadian author Kat Verhoeven at the Ottawa Public Library, where she will talk about her new graphic novel, a queer story about friendship, body image, and strength.
Urban Planner Stan Leinwand is the National Capital Commission’s Acting Director, Sustainable Development and Environmental Services. His role at the Lab is to staff the internal steering committee, brainstorm ideas for the space, and coordinate speakers for their speaker series.
Community Builder: Ottawa’s Muslim organizations are breaking down barriers and strengthening communities
At the Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala, the United Muslim Organizations of Ottawa-Gatineau received an award for their consistent efforts in helping to make our city stronger for everyone.
Barkwood Forest might well be that paw-fect (sorry!) place you’d design for your furry friend. Barkwood is the home of Boogity Dog Walking, which picks up dogs around Ottawa’s west end neighbourhoods on weekdays and walks them off-leash in the forest.
The Trend-Arlington Community Association and West Carleton Disaster Relief were two major players in the relief efforts of the September 2018 tornadoes in Ottawa. As a result, the two groups received United Way Ottawa’s signature Community Builder of the Year award.