Category: Community

Bahá’ís celebrate 200th anniversary

by Stephen Thirlwall The year 2017 is an important one for all Canadians, being the year of Canada’s 150th anniversary. For the Bahá’ís of Ottawa and the worldwide Bahá’í community, it is also a special bicentennial celebration of the birth…

Operation Big Turkey returns Christmas Eve

All are welcome to join Operation Big Turkey, a free Christmas Eve meal. No reservations needed! Take a seat and celebrate the holidays with your community as volunteers serve a delicious turkey dinner. Dinner includes roast turkey, stuffing, gravy, veggies,…

Rooming Houses: not just a room

by Anna Claire Ryan Housing is a key social determinant of health and wellbeing. We know that living in unsafe, unaffordable or insecure housing increases the risk of many health problems. Yet access to safe and affordable housing in central…