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 …



  • The Effects of Casino Apps in Ontario Society

    As the digital age continues to unfold, the effects of casino apps on Ontario society are becoming increasingly apparent, transcending traditional views of entertainment and gaming. While concerns about the potential drawbacks exist, it is essential to shed light on the positive impacts these apps have brought to communities across the province. In this evolving landscape, the convenience and accessibility of real money Casino apps have further reshaped the way Ontarians engage with recreational activities.
    In this exploration…

  • 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, including production, processing, distribution, and sale. For those seeking alternative experiences, the market has expanded to include Delta-9 gummies, offering a flavorful and discreet way to explore the effects of different cannabis compounds. Although medical cannabis has been legal since 2001 in …

  • How Vaping is Shaping Lifestyle Choices in the Franco-Ontarian Society

    Vaping has emerged as a prominent cultural element in recent years, and it has notably shaped lifestyle choices within various societies globally. The Franco-Ontarian community, which is known for its rich cultural tapestry and unique blend of traditions, hasn’t remained untouched by this trend.
    From social dynamics to economic aspects, vaping products have become an integral part of daily life for a significant portion of the Franco-Ontarian population, influencing their routines, social interactions, and even their health consciousness.
    The Impact of Vaping in the Society…

  • 6 Best Gyms in Ontario To Break a Good Sweat

    When it comes to staying fit and healthy, finding the right gym can make all the difference in your fitness journey. Ontario is home to a plethora of gyms that cater to various fitness preferences and goals. Whether you’re a seasoned fitness enthusiast or just starting your fitness journey, these gyms offer top-notch facilities and environments to break a good sweat. Moreover, many of these gyms are open to incorporating supplements like sarms available online to support different fitness goals.
    1. Fitness Fusion
    Located in the heart of Toronto…

  • Museums as Weight Loss Hubs

    Museums are often associated with recreational activities such as strolling, learning, and sightseeing. A museum houses different artifacts and other expensive relics—conducting hard physical activities within its premises can be very risky. However, check this article below to find out more.
    The first thing you might think of when it comes to performing different exercises in a closed space is the ventilation and the number and kind of people you’ll be dealing with. Some museums open their doors…

  • Places You Can’t Smoke or Vape in Ontario

    Ignorance of the law is not an excuse, even when smoking or vaping. So don’t wait to be fined for smoking in the wrong places. When you are in Ontario, and not in a Vaping store, there are prohibited places for smoking or vaping. Do you know that when you vape or smoke in the wrong place in Ontario and you are caught, you will be charged with an offense and fined? Hold your breath because the first offence will cost you $1,000 and the second offense will cost you $5000. According to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, you …

  • Is it time for Canada to finally allow CBD sales in mainstream retail?

    In many countries around the world, the use of recreational marijuana is strictly illegal. There are, however, several countries where its use is legal, including Canada and the Netherlands.
    In contrast, many other countries choose to legalize only the medicinal extracts of marijuana and criminalize the high-THC products. For example, companies can sell low THC-CBD like delta 9 hemp derived gummies products in the US state of Alabama. However, it is illegal to deal with recreational marijuana.
    Interestingly, it is illegal to sell CBD products (to some extent) in Canada, …

  • 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….

To Top