A historic event takes place Monday, March 15th, called the Ice Walk. Folks are welcome to join in and stand in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq people of Lennox Island First Nation through a walk from Port Hill to Lennox Island. The walk is to acknowledge the hurt caused to the Mi’kmaq people, and Indigenous communities […]
Enjoy some free fun at the Canadian Museum of Nature once a week. The museum is offering free entry from 4:00-7:00PM every Thursday night for Nature After 5. Pre-book your Thursday night visit at the beginning of the week to get access to all of the permanent galleries, free of charge. Get your tickets here.
The Kingston Canadian Film Festival is powering through the pandemic with an online offering of feature length and short films from Indigenous and Canadian filmmakers from now until March 7, 2021. I decided to pick up a pass and check out a selection of films. I’ll review them throughout the week! Shiva Baby (2020) First up […]
Well, that’s a wrap! I made it through 28 days of Dry Feb, which means I haven’t touched a drop of alcohol during the entire month of February. To some people that may not seem like such a big deal but for me it was a small accomplishment that I never thought I would try. […]
Friday night plans? Join Serena Ryder, Shawnee Kish, Haviah Mighty and more at the Songwriter Series which celebrates Canadian and Indigenous talents. The event, hosted by Tom Power, also features performances from alt-rock duo, The Darcys, as well as Kaia Kater, Lydia Persaud, Shan Vincent De Paul, B. Knox and Sam Johnston. It’s free to attend, but you can […]
Happy Weekend! What’s been keeping you busy? For me, it’s been shovelling – I skipped the workout entirely to get the driveway looking spick and span. It didn’t totally work but I’m feeling accomplished. Besides that, it’s just the usual fare. I’ve put together a list of things I’ve been watching, reading, listening to and […]
Wabano Health has expanded their COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to include Indigenous adults aged 55 and over. Appointments at St-Laurent Complex are available for First Nations, Inuit or Métis folks in that age range. Book your appointment today by calling 613-691-5505. Learn more here.
This weekend, Asinabka Festival has partnered with Gallery 101 to bring you a virtual edition of Unikkaaqtuarniq, which is Inuktitut for “storytelling.” The Stories from the North event is known for projecting films onto screens made of snow, and this year, that tradition continues virtually. However, instead of movies, they will be broadcasting free music performances from Inuit artists on Facebook Live. Indigenous film […]
Measha Brueggergosman is a Canadian born, Grammy-nominated Opera singer, whose voice was heard by more than three billion viewers at the opening of the Vancouver Winter Olympics. In 2007, Ms. Brueggergosman became the Goodwill Ambassador for the African Medical & Research Foundation, a charity working for Better Health in Africa, and shared her voice as […]
Are you an Indigenous person who is 60 & older and lives in Ottawa? If yes, the Wabano Centre will be offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for your age group on Feb 22- 26. To book an appointment, you can call 613-748-0657 ext. 200 or 456. You can find out more information here.