Billy-Ray Belcourt and Thomas King set to appear at virtual Ottawa International Writers Festival

Billy-Ray Belcourt and Thomas King are both set to appear this year’s Ottawa International Writers Festival. The festival is heading online this year, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   The festival launched Tuesday with a mix of live events, pre-recorded videos and podcasts.   “We have transformed part of our Festival office into a recording […]

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Celebrate Capital Pride from Wherever You Are beginning this weekend

Everything looks a little different in 2020, but that won’t stop Capital Pride from going strong! You can tune into this year’s programming from the comfort of home, hence this year’s pride slogan, #WhereverWeAre.   There are many exciting events to look forward to, including the beloved Capital Pride Pageant. The Odawa Two-Spirit, Trans and […]

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Ontario government donating 2 million dollars to Beirut

The Ontario government says it is sending two million dollars to the Canadian Red Cross through the International Disaster Relief Program that will go toward Beirut relief.  Last week’s devastating chemical explosion left behind over 200 dead and severe infrastructure damage.   “My heart breaks for the victims and the families affected by this terrible tragedy […]

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Canadian government matching donations to Beirut relief

The federal government is matching your donations to send aide to Beirut. This comes after a tragic chemical explosion rocked the city last week, leaving over 150 people dead and trails of damage behind.   This matching fund makes up the overall 5-million-dollar contribution the federal government already promised. The government will match your donations of […]

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