Ottawa and the Rideau Canal have officially broken up for the 2024 season

Rideau Canal with ice looking good and no one skating. Parliament in the background.

On February 25th, 2024, the NCC made the decision to close the Rideau Canal skate-way for the season at 10pm, officially ending Ottawa’s on-again, off-again relationship with the Canal. Many skaters and Rideau Canal lovers are upset by this closure, as it is no longer temporary. The ice conditions of the Canal were in poor […]

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“Star Wars: A New Hope” to receive Indigenous translation

Half moon lit up in dark night sky.

The Star Wars franchise is only continuing to grow as Lucasfilm, the Dakota Ojibway tribal council and the University of Manitoba have agreed to translate the first film into the Indigenous language: Ojibwe. These companies have entered a partnership with Disney and APTN to make the translated version of “Star Wars: A New Hope”. Auditions, […]

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Pibòn (Winter) Festival Winterlude Edition Kicks Off At Mādahòkì Farm For Family Day Weekend

The Pibòn (Winter) Festival returns to Mādahòkì Farm this weekend for a special Winterlude edition. Mādahòkì Farm is an official Winterlude partner for their 2024 season. This special edition of the Pibòn (Winter) Festival runs from February 17th to February 19th, and includes a daily traditional Indigenous meal accompanied by Pow Wow dance performance, a […]

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Piegan Blackfeet Actress Lily Gladstone Wins Golden Globe For Killers of the Flower Moon

Piegan Blackfeet actress Lily Gladstone made history at the 2024 Golden Globes on January 7th. Gladstone became the first Indigenous actress to win a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for their performance in Martin Scorsese‘s latest film, Killers of the Flower Moon. Gladstone, who stars as Osage woman Mollie […]

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