Two-Cities: Ottawa/Montréal

Living in Ottawa, it is hard to escape the shadow and allure of Montreal and its near mythic status of urban utopia. After living in... Read More

An Invasion? An Invitation? An Importation? Mechanical Monsters and Giants in the Streets

by Rebecca Clare Dolgoy From Thursday July 27th to Sunday July 30th, La Machine – a French-based street theatre company – made their... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

Street Names: Proposing an Intrepid Commemoration

There are many streets scattered across the city of Ottawa with names one can argue as being “generic” or “boring”. Setting aside the... Read More

UrbSanity: 7 bicentennial ideas for the NCC

As buzz grows about our sesquicentennial in 2017, the National Capital Commission wants us to place our sites on the bicentennial. In... Read More

Sound-tracking the city

Sitting on the bus. Walking down the street. Running along the canal. Waiting in traffic. We spend a lot of time moving (or not... Read More