More than 114,000 people live in Orléans, but for many in the rest of the Ottawa region, the community is not all that well known.
That ignores the fact that there is a strong community spirit in Orléans and there are artists who live in that
On the day we talked, Adam Gopnik, the well-known New Yorker writer and essayist and Canadian ex-pat, was in a hotel room on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. He was looking out at a car wash, a billboard and a dime laundromat.
It was an
By Natalie Harmsen
As Nov. 11 approaches, the people behind a unique, international commemorative project are asking Canadians: How do we remember?
The Toronto-based non-profit The World Remembers is offering its own answer by projecting the names of the soldiers killed during the First World War
By Nathaniel Dove
A sacred waterfall in the heart of Canada’s capital, its majesty obscured by industrial activity since before Confederation, will be under a spotlight this month as part of the Ottawa 2017 celebrations marking the country’s 150th birthday.
Entitled Miwate — Anishinaabe for “dazzle with
As a teenager, Ottawa composer Andrew Ager used to like to get out at night and hang with his buddies. There was nothing sinister about it, nothing criminal, just a bit of after-midnight wanderlust. So the lads would walk the streets of their Alta Vista
The NAC’s Ideas of North Festival continued Thursday night at the NAC with Finnish contemporary dance in the Babs Asper Theatre and Finnish and Canadian music in Southam Hall with NACO and guest conductor Hannu Lintu.
Choreographer Tero Saarinen, who blew me away 10 years ago
By Floriane Bonneville
The place and legacy of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald has been the subject of much renewed debate since the 200th anniversary of his birth in 2015.
This summer an Ontario teachers’ union stirred up a noisy controversy by suggesting
Are the sins of a father foisted upon his offspring? If it’s a founding father named Sir John A. Macdonald, and if you stretch the meaning of offspring to include subsequent generations of First Nations people and other Canadians, then the grumpy Old Testament got
The music of Ottawa's Ben Glossop will get a chance to shine at Dominion Chalmers United Church on Oct. 13 as part of a weekly noon-hour music series. Glossop is also the principal bassoonist with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra and the Kingston, Ontario, Symphony and
Measha Brueggergosman's mid-life memoir is titled Something Is Always On Fire. And it is as apt a title as one could possibly imagine.
The 40 year old with the big soprano voice, powerful and charismatic stage presence and even bigger private personality details her life with