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Fellowship of the Blog: Ottawa’s C & C Dept. featuring Ellison

Ottawa’s Compliments & Complaints Department is a featured column supported by the Apt613 Fellowship Program. The aim is to spotlight locals from different hoods of the capital, letting them celebrate this city and share their constructive criticisms. Name: Ellison About: Ellison moved to Ottawa three months ago from Montreal, and is originally from Winnipeg. Hood: Chinatown. I […]

Dundonald Park benches get a facelift

Somerset is a bustling street. You could be leaving one of the uncountable pho restaurants, Pour Boy or The Daily Grind, but chances are you’ve passed by Dundonald Park. The park doesn’t have a great reputation. One Yelp reviewer claims that it’s “frequented by shady characters after dark.” Another reviewer said, “This isn’t necessarily the prettiest […]

Review – Indie Koala Invasion: building a reel community

Film’s success as an art-form is often credited to its ability to engage people one-on-one.  Going out to the theatre might seem like a social event, but the moment those lights go down you become isolated and singular in the darkness: the real world vanishes and you’re pulled into the illuminated reality of the screen.  It’s just […]