“I feel pretty happy with myself for doing this, and I never thought it would happen, so I’m happy I got to do this,” said Zach.
“Since the moment he arrived here, Henry Burris has been committed to the City of Ottawa. Henry is a wonderful role model and community leader,” said Mayor Jim Watson.
“The first step is education,” said Karen McCrimmon, MP for Kanata-Carleton. “We need to get the youth to have this conversation.”
The Ministry of Canadian Heritage dropped plans in 2016 to issue special medals but did not provide a reason, the National Post reported.
“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.
The first annual Somali Cultural Festival was held on Saturday. Part of its goal is to help the Somali community — particularly youth — retain their heritage.
“It was a truly beautiful moment where we all bonded, and it also taught us that even when there are challenges, people can come together and just use what they have to create something beautiful.”
Submitted footage will be part of a mash-up of moving pictures showing how the people of Ottawa laugh, live and celebrate in this city.
Despite great anticipation and support from the community, Stittsville won’t be getting a farmers market after all.
July 1 was the 150th anniversary of Confederation, but it also marked 50 years of the Brookfield Restaurant and Confectionary in Riverside South.
How a local Muslim group thanked Ottawa church for their support in aftermath of Quebec mosque shooting
When six Muslims were killed in a mosque shooting in Quebec, an Ottawa church held a vigil and sent cards to the Kanata Muslim Association. Now, they and other local churches are being thanked.
Besides the big show downtown, there will be plenty of...
“For almost seven years, I’ve had the privilege of being commander-in-chief. It’s a role that has meant a lot to me,” Johnston said in a speech after the inspection.
(Via City of Ottawa) For the past 27 years, local...
Six gleaming recipients sat in a row, waiting to shake hands with the Governor General and receive their award. Their names may be unknown to many, but their work has not gone unnoticed.
The legendary Great Glebe Garage Sale is this Saturday, May...
The June 3 event is part of 100in1Day, a civic engagement festival that will see dozens of small events take place across the city.
Ottawa’s Marie-Odile Junker will receive the Governor General’s Innovation for her work researching Aboriginal languages in Canada.
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