2019


In the third edition of the Winter 2019 season, students explores the myriad ways people around Ottawa define “home.”  

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Tom McDonald, 68, has lived in various Ottawa neighbourhoods for 40 years. He refers to his apartment in Heron Park as “Tom’s Museum of Cultural Paraphernalia” — a name that makes sense after seeing his many collections: books, antique razorblades, plastic sports trophies, and even an old pump organ.

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Sweat, grime, and grit is unavoidable when your business is building houses. But when you build passive houses, their impact on the environment is about as clean as can be. Paul Kealey, owner of EkoBuilt, is bringing passive homes to the Ottawa market – an option he believes will become the new norm.

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When Ottawa musician Mark Howells is mixing new music, the first one’s to hear his electronic tracks are his roommates from down hall. Before hitting the stage with his band, Mark II, Howells is busy busting out his boppin’ beats from his bedroom sound studio.

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Elsie Clement began her collection of the traditional Swedish Dala horse in 1984. She was inspired  by one horse in antique shop and now stables over 300 Dala horses in her home.

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Twenty-five years after the genocide in Rwanda, one house in Ottawa has become a second home for two refugee women who left their former country. Because of how sensitive this issue is, The Twenty-Fifth Hour agreed not to disclose the location of the house or the names of the refugees for their safety. But we can still share their inspiring stories. Producer: Bárbara d’Oro Camera: Dana Hatherly Editor: Caroline Mercer Music:...

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With two seasons of CFL experience under his belt with the Edmonton Eskimos, Nate Behar recently signed a one-year contract with the Ottawa RedBlacks. This deal brings the receiver back to his roots, where he spent four years as the superstar of the Carleton Ravens.

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