Issue 600 Volume 3 Number 100
It’s Tuesday, August 30, 2022 and here is a video of the Ottawa Police arresting a local man for trespassing at St Brigids’s at the request of the United People.
▪️Tomorrow night is the final Parkdale Night Market of summer 2022. As always there will be live music and a strong showing by local vendors. 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
▪️The BGC Ottawa Morning Social is back in person on Thursday September 8. The fundraising networking breakfast is a chance to support the charity in its work to provide at-risk children and youth safe spaces to go after school. It’s also a great opportunity to meet likeminded individuals and business leaders. Registration is free but of course donations are accepted. The cut off to book your place is Thursday September 1.
▪️Ottawa Fringe is taking French and English applications for the 2023 undercurrents festival, happening February 8-18. The festival encourages applications from artists who identify as part of an underrepresented group. Applications must be received by 11:59pm on Sept. 6.
▪️It’s time for new and emerging filmmakers to register for Digi60 2022. This is a creative challenge to make a short film based around a theme, within 60 days. Submitted films are screened with juried evaluations, and throughout the year filmmakers are invited to panels, workshops, and networking sessions.
Deal of the day
Matter Company is offering free shipping on back to school essentials like shampoo and body wash, lip balms, and moisturizers. Just spend at least $35 before tax, and use the code BACKTOSCHOOL at checkout.
Yesterday we wrote that for the upcoming Ottawa election, in 24 wards, 11 councillors were not running again.
First, there are only 23 wards right now. A new 24th ward will be contested in the election. Darren really should know better.
Second, while it is true 11 councillors will not be running again to represent their ward, Somerset councillor Catherine McKenney is still campaigning for election, though this time it's for mayor.
You can find out who is running in your ward with this handy tool.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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