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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
What do you get when you mix refugees and fine vegetarian fare? Carty House’s 2nd annual Green Door Restaurant fundraiser! The recent photograph of a drowned Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach has galvanized public interest in refugee issues. In the aftermath, my Facebook news feed was filled with calls to action and […]