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Cool with Cold

Test your strength with this traditional Inuit game, the kneel jump

Cool with Cold is a CBC Ottawa series highlighting people in this city who’ve found creative ways to embrace the season. Today, we meet a father teaching his son a traditional Inuit winter game that strengthens both the core and the community.
Cool with Cold

Winter's for the birds, so get out there and enjoy them

For PhD student Peter Soroye, the winter months are the best time to take up birdwatching, and you don't have to stray to far from your front door.
Cool with Cold

Banned for decades, ancient Mongolian sport of knucklebone making a comeback

As part of CBC Ottawa's Cool with Cold series, meet a woman who's taking up a traditional winter game that blends history, culture and family fun.

App to track loneliness out to impress in Silicon Valley

Before she reached the age of 23, Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau had already started three businesses. Now 27, Audette-Bourdeau is hoping to take her latest venture to the next level at a worldwide entrepreneur competition in California.

Paid to play: How some Ottawa gamers are making a living doing what they love

They log long hours, sometimes overnight, playing video games as fans watch and comment from around the world. What motivates these professional streamers? CBC Ottawa entered the hive.

Ottawa Eritreans have mixed reactions to Ethiopian PM's Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was announced as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize last week. The prize comes as a shock to some Eritreans living in Ottawa, who say there is still no real peace between the two countries.

Word on the street: Unique writing circle giving voice to city's homeless

St Luke's Table in Chinatown has long been a place where members of Ottawa's homeless community can drop in for a hot cup of coffee or a filling breakfast. Now a new program is offering the budding writers among them a different kind of nourishment.