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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 […]

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 […]