The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Announces 2021 Nominees of The SSIMAs

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival announced the nominees of this year’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards (SSIMAs), which will be streamed live from the National Arts Centre on June 12th. The nominees were selected from a pool of 250 Canada-wide submissions by a panel of jurors comprising of Indigenous and music industry professional. The SSIMAs […]

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Rutherford Falls Premiers Tonight on Showcase

Two lifelong friends, Nathan Ruderford (Ed Helms) and Reagan Wells (Jana Schmieding), find themselves at literal crossroads when Rutherford fights against the moving of a historical statue, giving their sleepy town an unexpected wakeup call. Without giving too much away, that’s the premise of the newest hit Indigenous comedy series coming to Showcase. From co-creators […]

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What’s Open and Closed for New Year’s Eve and Day in Ottawa

With 2021 right around the corner, and Ontario’s lockdown still in effect, here is our guide to what’s open and closed for New Years.   Grocery Stores and Malls   All Ontario malls closed in-person shopping until Jan 23. However, curbside pick-up and pick-up inside the malls (at designated locations by appointment) are still allowed. People may […]

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9 Indigenous TikTok Stars You Should Follow

The app, once known to be brimming with gen Z, posting dance challenges, lip-syncs, and viral trends, has become increasingly political in recent times. Yes, I’m talking about TikTok.   TikTok has become an unexpected channel for making social and political statements about the Black Lives Matter movement, climate change, and LGBTQ+ issues. Its effectiveness lies […]

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