Franco-Ontarian Heritage Network

What We Do

  • Exploring Lower Town Homes

    Once you walked through the neighborhood, you will see brick houses. This might cause you to ponder what their history is, whose family lived in it first, and when did they build it. A lot of people who are fascinated with history are interested to know about these things, so we appreciate the people behind House History Ottawa who made it possible to research some of the historic homes from Ottawa.
    Marc Lowell and David LaFranchise of House History Ottawa are exploring the roots of the old houses from Ottawa for many years now. With this, they have been kind to impart some of the information to us from the years of their …

  • Art Galleries and Museums

    You can go to different places if you want to explore and know more about the city through art galleries and museums.
    Art Galleries

    The Museum of Contemporary Art is now in the famous Tower Automotive building, where they currently occupy the first five floors. The museum aims to rekindle the love for the art scene by introducing new art from different artists.
    The Tom Thomson Art Gallery is displaying classic and memorable local art pieces.
    The Algoma Art Gallery boasts of local art from its artists.
    Aboriginal or indigenous arts are showcased at the Woodland Cultural Centre located in …

  • Evocative Objects: Artifacts Unfolding Neighbourhoods

    The artifacts that are included in the exhibition comprises objects that link us to the environment that we are currently living in. They make us one with our society and let us explore our culture. The artifacts will tell you a thing or two about Ottawa and how it is moving forward as a major city. Through this, we have discovered how the city has grown and became what it is today.
    Lebreton Flats
    This is the case that holds various artifacts that were found from one of the archeological locations of Lebreton Flats. It was known that the area has been through a rough patch in the past and was also a slum area during the …



  • Can Minors Use CBD Oil in Canada?

    Cannabis use for recreational purposes became legal in Canada in 2018. The Cannabis act introduced by the federal government made CBD oils from government entities and licensed growers legal under stringent regulations.
    The Cannabis act regulates compliance with essential CBD products. This includes the production, processing, distribution, and sale. Only approved and regulated outlets like Exhale Wellness are considered legal means of obtaining CBD. This brings to question the quality and potency of any such CBD product.
    Although medical cannabis has …

  • Everything You Need to Know About the Legality of CBD Oil in Canada

    Many advocates praised the government while many critics complained when Canada made changes to the cannabis laws in 2018. Even though people were divided with different facts, marijuana is now legal in the country.
    Nevertheless, the industry of cannabis is not disorganized, unlike how the media often shows it. The new federal laws in the country can be complicated. It also depends on the regulations of each territory or province. Continue reading to better understand the legality of CBD oil in Canada.
    How CBD Is Regulated in Canada
    CBD and other …

  • Heritage Day

    Heritage Day is a national celebration that urges Canadian people to discover, reflect, and learn more about their roots, give back or lend a hand to the community, and visit places that reflect what the celebration is all about. People are also urged to visit local museums, historic structures, and the like. It is time to set the garden timer and leave the house to see the history of Canada.
    Heritage Day is celebrated and made possible to encourage Canadians to ponder and give recognition on the efforts and accomplishments of their predecessors as well as to take a vow to take responsibility and secure our heritage and culture….

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