Annual Unikkaatuarniq outdoor Snowscreen heads online

The beloved outdoor snow screening, Unikkaatuarniq (which means “storytelling” in Inuktitut) hosted by Asinabka Film Festival, is taking place virtually for the first time. The event boasts Indigenous films from Inuit and Sami communities in the circumpolar north. This year’s program includes two feature length screenings and ten short films. Unikkaatuarniq is a staple event at Winterlude, which cancelled most of […]

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The province of Ontario announces more details about back-to-school plan

Students and staff in Ontario schools and child care settings will each get two rapid COVID-19 tests after schools return to in-person learning. Tests will be distributed starting next week, first to staff, then to children in daycares and students in public elementary schools, followed by high school students. Provincial officials say more tests will […]

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Winterlude’s in-person activities cancelled

Canadian Heritage announced Tuesday, January 11th that all in-person Winterlude activities are cancelled with public health and safety in mind. This includes the Snowflake Kingdom in Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau. However, the second annual National Ice Carving Competition will continue on February 5th and 6th, 2022. Ice sculptures from talents across the country will be on display virtually throughout February […]

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