PAL Ottawa Saved My Life: Ottawa’s Blues Lady Sings PAL’s Praises

What difference can PAL Ottawa make in the life of an arts worker? Plenty, as Maria Hawkins, long considered Ottawa’s Blues Lady, can attest. In 2015, Hawkins required surgery to prevent permanent vision damage. When the Ottawa General’s Eye Institute invited her to...

Zoom Exercise

Get Moving in 2021 With Free Online Exercise Classes! Register by December 16   In partnership with the boutique physiotherapy and fitness experience offered by Ottawa’s Movement Union, PAL Ottawa is offering a series of gentle online exercise classes. They will...

Strut Your Stuff

Creative Arts Workers! PAL Ottawa is offering $1000 for on-line presentations! PAL Ottawa is seeking submissions from a wide range of arts workers to give Zoom and similar platform sessions during the first three months of 2021. We are seeking presentations that are...

PAL 2020 Virtual Annual Membership Meeting

A virtual Annual Membership Meeting for PAL Ottawa takes place on Monday, October 19 at 7:30 pm. While all details (including the Zoom address) will be announced shortly, please mark this date in your calendar, and register by clicking here:       The...

We Support Survivors and Have Much Work To Do

As an organization that believes in honouring the dignity of all people, PAL Ottawa is deeply disturbed to hear from young women in our national capital arts community who are now sharing their experiences of abuse at the hands of our fellow arts...

Call for Candidates – PAL Ottawa Board of Directors

Join the Board of Directors of PAL Ottawa, a dedicated group of community leaders working together to offer vulnerable senior artists and arts workers in the Capital affordable housing and personal support in a creative, caring community so they can continue to live,...

PAL Ottawa’s Response to the Pandemic

Dear fellow senior artists and arts workers, How are you coping with the pandemic? For many of us in the arts, things are precarious at the best of times, when worries about making the rent, getting the next contract, and staying healthy are always top of mind. In the...