Live theatre is back!

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Be a part of the audience for the workshop performance of Transit, a play written by Alumnae member, Susan Brown. Is one man’s known universe big enough for the rest of us? October is Islamic History Month, and just in time, there’s a play that examines what happens in smalltown neighborhoods where cultural transformation exposes the […]

The Spoken Word Café and the magical power of WCC workshops

Contributed by María Cristina Sabourin-Jovel (Queen María) September 21st 2021, lights on! Last mic check! The Spoken Word Café was live on Zoom. Nerves, expectations, butterflies! Writers from the eight groups that the WCC runs in Ottawa delighted the audience with their brave creations. Some spoke about the intergenerational trauma of residential schools; others discussed […]

STAR SEEDS

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Contributed by Chris McNutt, Host of the McNuttiest Dimension Posdcast Calling all starseeds, come in starseeds. The Galactic Federation would like to remind you of your mission here on earth. Uh, sure buddy. What the hell’s a starseed? Well you are human and I’m human and all the other humans you know are also human […]

FAIRY CREEK

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Contributed by Avery Florence — After introductions, the second question often asked upon arrival at Fairy Creek is “Are you arrestable?”  These questions, always asked with a smile, are your welcome package. They are your initiation to a world of resistance, community, decentralized leadership to a suffocating reality of police presence, and to the certainty of […]

Lions’ Gate Portal

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Contributed by Chris McNutt  Host of the the weekly podcast the McNuttiest Dimension. Whew! We’re finally on the other side of the Lion’s Gate Portal, and hopefully everyone made it through successfully with your DNA activated and avatar upgraded – or something like that.  All good, right? Or maybe … WTF are you even talking […]

September Edition – Parliament Street News

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I think it every edition and but I mean it this time. This is one of the best issues ever.  Thanks to all of our advertisers. They are committed to maintaining their visibility in the community. We appreciate the support, and it allows us to keep publishing and delivering via Canada Post to over 2500 […]

FTJCo Fine Jewellery’s New Address

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Since 2009, FTJCo has been Cabbagetown’s destination for fine and custom jewellery. For 12 years this stalwart of responsible and sustainable jewels has occupied 523 Parliament St, a few doors north of Jet Fuel. Back in 2006, co-founders Ryan Taylor and Robin Gambhir hoped to wholesale dual certified Fairtrade and Fairmined gold to jewellery retailers […]