Remembering Alison Atkins by Jim Bradford

The recent death of Alison Atkins was a painful shock to many of us in Ottawa, particularly those in the arts. Although she was a great communicator, she hid her light under many bushels. The first contribution that we know of is the founding of a theatre group in...

Supporting Cast Resumes In-Person Support Services

As many may know, Supporting Cast suspended their service of grocery shopping/errands as well as trips to medical and dental appointments when the Covid-19 pandemic began in 2020. With the advent of the vaccine, decline in cases and hospitalizations, and in...

PAL Ottawa Honoured on National Housing Day

Alterna Savings recognizes National Housing Day with funding for affordable housing initiatives in partnership with the Ottawa Community Foundation Ottawa, ON – November 22, 2021– National Housing Day (November 22) is an opportunity to highlight the importance of safe...

Radical Connections Seeks Elder Artists To Assist People in Care

By Program Coordinator Jenny McMaster Have you heard of Radical Connections yet? Senior community-driven artist cj fleury and experienced family physician Dr. Carol Wiebe have pooled their talents – as well as their creative and medical connections – to launch this...

Win A Free Pair of Tickets to the Canadian Premiere of Daisy at GCTC!

PAL Ottawa, which provides affordable housing and supports for senior arts workers, is thrilled to partner with the Great Canadian Theatre Company in offering two sets of complimentary tickets to the Canadian premiere of Sean Devine’s new play, Daisy, running November...

Night Raiders Contest

Would You Like to Win a Pair of FREE Tickets to NIGHT RAIDERS, the Most Talked-About New Film of 2021? “A thoughtful and invigorating sci-fi thriller quite unlike anything else this country has produced.” – Globe and Mail “Folds Canada’s past and...

Remembering a PAL Ottawa Friend: John Naccarato

John Naccarato, who died recently, was one of the top commercial real estate lawyers in Ottawa. Despite this exalted position, he was modest and completely down to earth with his friends.  He is much remembered by PAL Ottawa for providing a pivotal connection for us...

Barbara McInnes – Fondly Remembered

The PAL Ottawa community is mourning the passing, and marking the inspirational life, of the much beloved Barbara McInnes – one of our longtime advisors and supporters.  A radiant and respected community leader, Barb was lost too soon – but her bright...

PAL 2021 Virtual Annual Membership Meeting

It has been a remarkable year for PAL Ottawa, and there has been lots of exciting news to share. Thank you to everyone who attended our 2021 Annual Membership Meeting!   PAL_Ottawa_AMM_Agenda_2021_Final PAL-Ottawa-AMM-Minutes- October 19 2020 PAL 2020 Draft...