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.
Its mandate is to promote local and regional events and attractions, provide community information and also the weather from Environment Canada.
A fire last week in a portable at the Kanata Montessori School destroyed many of the school’s musical instruments.
Jane’s Walk is a festival of free neighbourhood walking tours...
Friday evening was both a touching tribute and a fundraiser for the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre’s proposed expansion, which would make more beds available for other teens struggling with drug use.