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Ottawa Indigenous Fashion Week 2019

SDNR Community Engagement & Consulting Group are set to kick off their long awaited Ottawa Indigenous Fashion Week this July 1st – 4th, 2019. In addition to workshops, a networking event as well as an interactive lecture at the University of Ottawa – which will be presented by Charlene Lindsay, a Metis Ph.D (candidate) the […]

Just Voices Choir – Summer Solstice Concert

Just Voices, a community-based social activist choir, is celebrating the summer solstice with a concert.  The choir will sing about our fragile planet and the need for change, and will be joined by guest performers The Apparatchiks.  Treats will be served. Donations are welcome to support Ecology Ottawa and the Native Women’s Association of Canada.

Green Wave in Ottawa Centre

Join Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Ottawa-Centre Green candidate Angela Keller-Herzog to discover why the Green Wave is taking hold in Ottawa and across Canada! Join us for an evening of empowering speakers, networking, food, local wine and beer. From 7:30 to 8:00 PM, find out how the venue (Sun Life Financial Centre) was […]

Indigenous Environmental Justice, Knowledge and Law – Deborah McGregor presents the 2019 Katherine A.H. Graham Lecture on Indigenous Policy

Deborah McGregor, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, presents the 2019 Katherine Graham Lecture on Indigenous Policy. This presentation will explore ideas around the potential for advancing environmental justice (EJ) through engaging with Indigenous intellectual and legal traditions.  By grounding EJ in Indigenous epistemological and ontological foundations, a distinct and alternative EJ framework emerges.  […]

The Suzuki & Rubin Eco Tour politely rocks the capital

Dr. David Suzuki – geneticist, environmentalist and the planet’s Steward-in-Chief – and Jeff Rubin – economist, award-winning author, and petrol price-prognosticator – arrived to a packed house at the Centretown United Church on Tuesday night. The event, part of their multi-city Eco Tour and organized by Octopus books, was moderated by  the leader of the Green Party of Canada, Elizabeth May (a […]

Weekly News Review: Locals show their pride, try a nouveau rental car on for size, OC Transpo expands double deckers and more!

This year’s pride parade came off without a hitch, and Capital Xtra is calling it one of the most diverse and inclusive local pride events in years. Supporters ranged from eight months to 85 years in age, with the Senior Pride Network showing their colours in full force. A new Ottawa business is positioning itself as a godsend […]

terra20 set to launch in September

Ottawa will soon be home to Canada’s largest eco-friendly department store, offering local consumers thousands of environmentally sustainable products. With more than 12,000 green products, among them eco-friendly housewares, cosmetics, toys and clothing, the store will contain the largest selection of environmentally responsible goods under one roof in North America. Set to occupy part of the former Ikea building at the Pinecrest Shopping Centre in Nepean, the new store […]