A First Nation in Saskatchewan is scheduled to hold a virtual news conference later this morning about what it calls the “horrific and shocking discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves.” Officials for the Cowessess First Nation say the number of remains at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School will be the most […]
The province is allowing for free fishing this coming Father’s Day Weekend. Ontarians can make it out both Saturday and Sunday without needing a licence or your Outdoors Card. As well, the province is offering up free day-use permits at more than 100 parks on Sunday. To guarantee access to 17 select popular provincial parks, […]
95.7 ELMNT FM · Chef Paul Owl Joins Aiden & Jay to Talk Tea Foraging Aiden and Jay had a chat with Paul Owl – one of the featured chefs from the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival.
95.7 ELMNT FM · Twin Flames Joins Aiden & Jay To Discuss SSIMAs Aiden and Jay had a chat with Jaaji and Chelsey June of Twin Flames. The duo has been nominated for four awards at the inaugural Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards, airing Saturday June 12th. 95.7 ELMNT FM · Twin Flames Joins Aiden […]
The City of Ottawa has announced a series of pop-up clinics for hot spot neighbourhoods, beginning this weekend. Starting Saturday, June 12, residents 12+ from any of Ottawa’s priority neighbourhoods can grab a first dose. No appointments necessary at these clinics – it’ll be on a first come first serve basis. To check your home […]
The City of Ottawa has opened two new emergency cooling centres as residents look for ways to deal with this heat wave. The Overbrook Community Centre and the Sports Hall of Fame at City Hall are two new options. Emergency cooling centres at the following City facilities will be open from 11 am to 7 […]
An Open Fire Ban is now in effect for the entire city of Ottawa. Campfires, brush piles, and wood burning outdoor fireplaces are not permitted during a ban. The current hot dry conditions lead to increased risk of fire spread and pose an additional danger to Firefighters.
Four emergency cooling centres will open on Monday, June 7 to provide relief from the heat to residents in need. Emergency cooling centres at the following City facilities will be open from 11 am to 7 pm: Plant Recreation Centre, 930 Somerset Street West Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre, 3320 Paul Anka Drive Ron Kolbus […]
A bill creating a statutory holiday to commemorate the tragic legacy of residential schools has received royal assent in the Senate. Canada’s first national day for truth and reconciliation will take place on September 30th. Bill C-5 was fast-tracked for approval after last week’s grisly discovery in Kamloops, B-C of what are believed to be […]
UPDATE: POLICE SAY THE CHILD HAS BEEN LOCATED SAFE AND SOUND — Ottawa Police have issued an Amber Alert for a child they allege has been abducted. They are looking for an 11-month old – missing from the Carling/Pinecrest area. The child is described as an Indigenous female, with short black hair, and having a feeding […]