Category: Community

02/01/2012 The World We Want: An Evening with Frances Moore Lappé

URL: Venue: St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts Address: 310 St. Patrick Street Cost:$10.00 Age Restriction: AA Comments: USC Canada presents an inspiring evening with the visionary author of the ground-breaking Diet for a Small Planet (1971), Frances Moore Lappé. Based on her new book, EcoMind, Lappé confronts our current myths about markets, food, and… Read more »

01/11/2012 Round Table on the professionalization of journalism

Venue: Simard 129 Address: 60 University, Ottawa, ON Cost: Free Age Restriction: 18+ Comments: For the last few years, an ongoing debate exists in Canada and in Europe about the need to require journalists to have a professional accreditation, to treat their craft as a profession in the same way we treat a doctor or… Read more »

11/25/2011 Growing Healthy Communities; Children, Youth and Food in Ottawa

Time: 9.30 ; 12.30 Venue: Sandy Hill Community Centre, Main Hall Address: 250 Somerset East (at Sweetland) Cost: $Free (suggested donation of $0-$20) Age Restriction: AA Comments: Growing Healthy Communities – Children, Youth and Food in Ottawa Fri Nov 25, 2011, Ottawa, ON Join us in a community discussion to celebrate initiatives that increase access… Read more »

11/18-19 & 25-26/2011 Ten Thousand Villages Festival Sale Venue: Ottawa Mennonite Church Address: 1830 Kilborn Avenue Ottawa, ON Age Restriction: AA Times: November 18th & 25th: 3:00 – 8:00pm November 19th & 26th: 10:00am – 4:00pm Comments: Reach out to the world this Christmas through fair trade gifts! Browse a large selection of coffees and chocolates, Christmas ornaments, pottery, jewelry and other… Read more »

11/24/2011 Book Launch

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health 299 Montreal Rd. Ottawa, ON K1L 6B8 Cost: $Free Age Restriction: AA Join us for the launch of Albert Dumons new children’s book “The Maple Leaves of Kichi Makwa”. Downstairs in the common room. Author will be signing copies. 5:30 to 7:30 pm

10/16/2011: Wishmaker Walk For Wishes

Every year at the Children’s Wish Foundation, thousands of individuals come together in communities across Canada to walk and raise funds to create the magic of a wish for Canadian children living with life threatening illnesses. Join us and start fundraising today to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families…. Read more »

10/19/2011 Have You Ever Met: A Paralympian?

Three time paralympian and world champion Jason Dunkerley, and Noella Klawitter, Canadian paralympic record holder, both London 2012 hopefuls, offer an intriguing and stimulating talk at La Grange de la Gatineau. Join us as they discuss paralympic running, overcoming adversity, being visual impaired in the prime of youth, and what it takes to compete at… Read more »