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I decide not to let another Spring day come and go as I watch—through my bedroom window—the sun set itself on fire and gently put itself out. The city begins to stir as the cold lets go of its hold on us. We emerge enlivened under clear blue skies while the river thaws and floods in again.
Three photographers from Vanier are working with Apt613 to document the history of their community in a new photo series. This week on CBC Radio, they had the chance to speak with All in a Day host Alan Neal about their #VanierType work.
#NightWalks613 is an ongoing photography series by Jason Fournier that documents Ottawa neighbourhoods at night during the course of 2020.
Introducing #VanierType: An Apartment613 series capturing iconic signs from the streets of Ottawa’s storied Vanier neighbourhood.
Join Nathalie and Shawn of Bytown Bites, a local Ottawa food blog, on a full day adventure in Vanier to uncover the neighbourhood’s hidden gems.
During the pandemic, it is these local institutions — that reflect and compose the culture of our neighbourhoods — that would benefit from your patronage more than ever. Join us in becoming masked (!) tourists in our own city.
Take a breath this weekend. This year especially, Thanksgiving is the perfect time for some reflection, gratitude and re-calibration of goals and expectations.
From parking lot into a vibrant community hub: Artists are transforming a shipping container into unique space for Vanier neighbourhood
The shipping container at 270 Marier Avenue will become a venue for pop-up events and, when it’s safe again, will be able to host creative projects and gatherings that bring the residents and visitors of Vanier together.
Small businesses face eviction as Vanier’s Eastview Plaza will be demolished to make way for residential towers
Sarp Kizir: “We knew gentrification was coming, but not now, not during a global pandemic and not at this speed. Something about this just doesn’t feel right and I’m not alone in thinking so.”
There are obvious gaps in this list, so please help us by adding suggestions to the comments section.
It’s finally the end of January, all 78 days of it!
If you know of a business that could use a ramp, tell the owner about StopGap. If you’re a business owner, reach out to StopGap to find out how it can help you make your business more welcoming to everyone in the community.
We’ve found ourselves at the end of another rollercoaster week, and nothing warms the spirits (or your hands) like a jam packed weekend of events, shows, and laid back hangs with your nearest and dearest.
[EXTENDED] Apt613 call for artists: Are you an artist who lives or works in Vanier?—deadline 12.01.19
If you’re interested, please send us an email with your artist statement and CV.