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Opening Doors: Film & Fun for Family Reunification

Join Ottawa Centre Refugee Action for an evening of film, food, games and a silent auction. All proceeds support refugee families in Ottawa. Your ticket includes: a special screening of the film Tia and Piujuq, by Inuit-Canadian filmmaker Lucy Tulugarjuk dinner delights from The SmoQue Shack one complimentary drink coupon (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) free tickets for […]

Empowerment Through Education: A Global Agenda for Women and Girls

Join the Canadian Federation of University Women of Ottawa and World University Service of Canada (WUSC-EUMC) for an exciting day of discussion and exchange on some of the challenges and solutions to education for women and girls around the world, particularly for refugees and women and girls living in developing countries. Globally, more than 130 […]

Gallery 101’s There’s Room explores global mass migrations

Vanessa Rotondo is an Ottawa-based freelance writer, national spoken word artist and youth engagement coordinator/arts educator.  You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter. When we saw the picture of the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach, the world stopped to feel the impact of such a horrific tragedy. That single picture caused […]