Tag: Anita Grace

A parade of pumpkins, for all to enjoy

By Andrea Tomkins –  The premise of Anita Grace’s “pumpkin path” is charmingly simple: collect some jack o’lanterns on November 1, light them up, and give the neighbourhood a second chance to enjoy them. She has been organizing the “pumpkin path” for the past three years. It’s not […]

When community comes together

By Anita Grace – “There’s everything in this house. Just everything.” Marine Armstrong is describing the response of a Syrian refugee girl who arrived in Ottawa in February. With her mother and five siblings, the girl shyly explored a home that had been rented and fully furnished by […]