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A Noteworthy Woman

“A Noteworthy Woman,” an exhibition that explores the imagery on our new vertical $10 bill, highlighting human rights inspiration Viola Desmond. She’s the first Canadian woman to appear on a regular bank note. FREE

Great Canadian Kilt Skate

The perfect event to nurture your inner Scot! Come to a skating party with a spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude wearing tartans and kilts.  And yes, people do wear their kilts! And skate!  The Kilt Skate was started in Ottawa, and the phenomenon is spreading and now includes North Glengarry, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, […]

Ottawa Cultural Summit

Time is up. The current City of Ottawa Renewed Action Plan for Arts, Heritage, and Culture in Ottawa ended in December 2018. Without a strategy, where is culture headed in Ottawa? The community is driving what comes next. At consultations you’ve been sharing cultural activities, programming and events that matter to you. You’ve been contributing to […]

Sommet culturel d’Ottawa

Et maintenant? Le Plan d’action renouvelé de la ville d’Ottawa pour les arts, le patrimoine et la culture à Ottawa a pris fin en décembre 2018. Sans stratégie, où va la culture à Ottawa? C’est la communauté qui en décidera. Au cours de diverses consultations, vous avez mentionné les activités, programmes et événements culturels qui vous tiennent […]

CCOC talks with Councillor Tobi Nussbaum

On May 19th, Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC), at its Annual General Meeting, hosted a panel of city councillors. As a CCOC Board member, I was fortunate to have the opportunities to quiz the councillors about their opinions on topics ranging from zoning to gender dynamics to citizen engagement.   What followed was a lively discussion among Councillors Catherine […]

CCOC talks with Councillor Catherine McKenney

On May 19th, Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC), at its Annual General Meeting, hosted a panel of city councillors. As a CCOC Board member, I was fortunate to have the opportunities to quiz the councillors about their opinions on topics ranging from zoning to gender dynamics to citizen engagement. What followed was a lively discussion among Councillors Catherine McKenney […]

#WingdOttawa: Ottawa through the lens of millennials

What started as a project between two friends in 2013 has exploded to epic proportions. While dissecting rat brains for a research study at the University of Ottawa, Zainab Muse and David Ebere got to sharing their frustrations over the lack of rich content online. They created Wingd.ca as a way to “foster people to […]