What’s Happening in Ottawa for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Next Friday, September 30th, is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. There are many events happening throughout the city that you can attend to help support Indigenous families and communities on a day for somber reflection. If you head down to LeBreton Flats Park, you can join APTN and the National Centre for Truth […]

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Homicide Victim Moved From Nunavut For School, Remembered As Being “Smart and Bright”

22-year-old Savanna Pikuyak, an Inuk woman from Nunavut, was pronounced dead on Sunday at her home near Algonquin College in Ottawa. First responders responded to a 911 call just after 10 am, but she was dead by the time they arrived. 33-year-old Nikolas Ibey has already turned himself in to Ottawa Police. According to sources […]

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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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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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Ontario Summer Indigenous Game to take place in Algonquin Territory – Ottawa this year

The 2022 Ontario Summer Indigenous Games (2022 OSIG) are taking place from July 28-31, in the nation’s capital on the traditional territories of the Algonquin Peoples in partnership with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, the Government of Ontario, City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism, and the University of Ottawa. An opening ceremony will be hosted […]

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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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