Category: Featured stories

Who Lives Here: A place in history

By Shaun Markey – I can personally attest to the fact that Greg Milanovich is a gracious, flexible and welcoming host. Few people, if any, would respond as kindly when the reporter, me, accidentally shows up three hours early to do an interview about Greg’s residence, a stunning […]

Photo by Ted Simpson

Looking back at Westfest

By Bradley Turcotte –  From a one-day festival staged in a convenience store parking lot to a weekend-long showcase of multi-disciplinary art, founder Elaina Martin reminisces about Westfests past and looks ahead to the future as the event celebrates 15 years. When Ottawa’s perpetual summer construction shut down […]

Bowie the robot is coming to Westboro Beach

By Anne Boys-Hope – The robots are coming… to clean the beach. Friendly and hardworking, these robots are destined for something great: to help conquer the world’s shoreline pollution problem and engage the community in science and technology. Erin Kennedy (aka RobotGrrl), Ottawa-based inventor and founder of Robot […]