Undercurrent Ottawa takes a new approach to local news, focusing on the “intersection” of politics and social justice in the capital, which the outlet’s founders say is often underestimated.
Author: Devyn Barrie
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The government took some heat because of its extensive list of “guidelines” which prohibited hockey sticks and pucks on the rink, as well as food, drinks and figure skating.
YOUth in Office sent 100 young people from across Canada aged 14 to 24 up to Parliament Hill to job shadow with 100 MPs from all parties as a way to teach them the inner workings of Canadian democracy.
Susan Sherring is back to breaking stories on her personal blog, just under a year after taking a buyout from the Ottawa Sun.
A new radio play coming this Remembrance Day week offers a close look at the human cost of war, in the words of those who lived through it.
“I hope they’ll (the audience) get excited and like how it looks, how it feels,” said Heather Gibson, executive producer of NAC Presents and variety programming. “The experience is going to be much more audience-driven.”
“We have some great locations here,” Bruce Harvey, Ottawa film commissioner, said. He listed off places like the Experimental Farm to the Connaught Ranges, from the Deifenbunker to the NRC campus on Montreal Road.
Making it past the first year of business isn’t the only accomplishment Caffeine 1Up has under its belt — it’s also created a dedicated community of gamers, too.
Although based in Hamilton, touring musician Terra Lightfoot is finding herself coming back to the capital often and she says she always enjoys the sights and scenes the city has to offer.
As temperatures soared, concertgoers spread out between the Great Lawn and Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park for a sunny Saturday of music during Cityfolk 2017.
Soon, he’ll set out on a North American tour with his new album Bone on Bone, the 33rd album of his career. He’ll play at the NAC in Ottawa — his hometown — on Sept. 22.
“We feel it’s particularly important for young people to see themselves… reflected,” said Hall-Murphy, a librarian who helped coordinate the booklists.
“Canada really has been, from all objective points of view, a groundbreaker (on LGBTQ rights),” Mayor Jim Watson said in a speech.