So Much To Do as The Ottawa Blackjacks Host The CEBL Championship Weekend

The Ottawa Blackjacks are hosting this year’s CEBL Championship Weekend, and you can expect plenty of fanfare leading up to the finals on Sunday. The festivities kicked off last night with the 2022 CEBL Awards Show at Casino Lac Leamy, where Niagara River Lions guard Kahlil Ahmad took home both Most Valuable Player and Clutch […]

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Ottawa’s A Company of Fools Brings The Shakespeare Experience To Your Neighbourhood

Interested in seeing a story about betrayal, magic, and revenge? Then check out William Shakespeare‘s The Tempest as performed by Ottawa‘s own A Company of Fools! They are putting shows on all week throughout the city as they start to wind down their summer season, weather permitting of course. Wednesday, August 10th at Fisher Heights […]

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imagineNATIVE Film+Media Arts 2022 Festival Programmers and Venues

The 23rd annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival has announced the 2022 festival programmers including Rhéanne Chartrand along with Cole Forrest, Leo Koziol, and Paul Seesequasis. In-person events are scheduled for October 18-23 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, and Artscape Sandbox. And it will be streaming online from October […]

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples occurs every year on August 9th since The United Nations (UN) Working Group on Indigenous Populations (WGIP) first met on August 9, 1982. The day of recognition in order to promote the rights, culture, land of Indigenous people urge non-Indigenous people all around the world to educate […]

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Hollywood Film “Prey” Making Strides In Indigenous Representation

On Friday, 20th Century Studios released Prey on Hulu in the United States, and Disney+ everywhere else. The film, directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), is a prequel to the long-running Predator franchise and follows a Comanche warrior named Naru as they try to protect their tribe from the highly evolved alien hunters. The […]

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Staple of ByWard Market Music Scene is Closing its Doors

Mercury Lounge, a long standing music venue in Ottawa’s downtown core, is closing up shop after providing entertainment for more than 20 years. Owner John Criswick announced the closure on his personal Facebook page. The Mercury Lounge ran as a not-for-profit and they, just like many other businesses, were never able to recover from the […]

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The Merry Dairy Wholesale Operations Stopped, But You Can Still Get Your Favourite Scoop

Local Ice Cream parlor Merry Dairy was told to shutdown their wholesale side of the business as they are not a dairy plant. The owners explained the situation in a Twitter thread last week. Unfortunately, you will no longer find their ice cream in other local stores but, you can still head on over to […]

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