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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

It’s the last weekend of summer and there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer, plus a few events to get you ready for fall in the capital. All Weekend The Canada Army Run is taking over the Canadian War Museum this weekend. While the actual […]


Join us for our second annual BiblioCon, a celebration of all things comics and geek culture. BiblioCon will include vendors, superhero storytime, a booksmack, crafts, face painting, button making, picture taking with a green screen and presentations by graphic novel experts. Wear a costume and participate in the masquerade and parade!  

Viola Desmond: Canadian Heroine

Viola Desmond is a human rights icon and the first woman to be featured on a Canadian bank note. Norma Domey will discuss the life and times of her Great-Aunt Viola Desmond, including her accomplishments, her impact on the Black community, and how she came to be featured on Canada’s $10 bill. Free program; please […]