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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Pope visiting Quebec to advance reconciliation with Indigenous People

Following Pope Francis’ apology last April for the “deplorable conduct” of members of the Catholic Church at residential schools, the Pope will be in Quebec from July 27-29 to advance action toward reconciliation with Indigenous People. Cree Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty expressed that while apologies from Pope Francis, especially on Canada’s colonized land is monumental […]

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Ruby Waters on Her Rise to Stardom and What’s Next

Métis Pop Superstar Ruby Waters headlined the Pub Stage on Night One of last weekend’s Mariposa Folk Festival (July 8). Waters drew a massive crowd to the stage, with fans dancing along to big songs like Blow, Good Recipe, and Sweet Sublime. Despite the Rogers Network outage affecting communications before the event, ELMNT FM’s Matthew […]

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Diversity Meets Artistry at the ART + Summer Showcase on July 23rd

The Multicultural Artists’ Coalition is getting ready to put on the ART + Summer Showcase next weekend at the Shenkman Arts Centre. The event will consist of a workshop for artists looking to market and monetize their craft, as well as a showcase for local multicultural talent. The workshop portion of the event kicks off […]

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Moose Hide Campaign is Standing Up to End Violence Against Women and Children

The Moose Hide Campaign is an Indigenous-led movement of men, boys, and all Canadians standing up to end violence against women and children.   The Moose Hide Campaign was founded in 2011 by Paul Lacerte and his daughter Raven. What started with a single moose has turned into a Canada-wide anti-violence movement. Most organizations that […]

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Member of Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation To Sit On Ottawa City Council

A member of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation will soon sit on Ottawa City Council. Current councilors approved the Anishinabe Algonquin Civic Cultural Protocol without debate Wednesday. The protocol recognizes the Anishinabe Algonquins as the city‘s host nation and makes a series of promises to increase their prominence and participation in city arts, heritage and culture […]

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Kyana Kingbird on Indigenous Representation, and The Toronto Raptors Halftime Show

This morning, Mark and Jem from our sister station in Toronto, 106.5 Elmnt fm, had the opportunity to sit down with Kyana Kingbird. She is a Mi’kmaw and Ojibway fancy shawl dancer from Esgenoôpetitj (Burnt Church) First Nation in New Brunswick, a finalist in the Welcome Toronto Creators Challenge, and was recently featured in the Toronto Raptors‘ […]

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