The Village in the News


Village Chair Glenn Crawford under the first Village-purchased rainbow flags at
Bridgehead Coffeehouse on the corner of Bank and Gilmour Streets. Photo credit: Martin Roy, Le Droit.

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2011

Bank St BIA chief was painted a homophobe, he says
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · May 13, 2011

Pantsless for a good cause
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · May 13, 2011

39 Bank St businesses oppose rainbow designation: BIA
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · May 6, 2011

Bank St. BIA balks at Village designation
Ottawa Citizen · Randall Denley · April 23, 2011

Village helps Wilde’s plan flag move, gay history mural
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · April 8, 2011

Volunteers begin planning an Ottawa AIDS memorial
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · March 28, 2011

Where cupcakes and politics meet
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · March 01, 2011

How rainbow flags landed at Bank and Cooper streets
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · February 28, 2011

Will Bank St get rainbow signs?
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · February 24, 2011

Flaunting censorship with a screening of Fire in My Belly
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · January 07, 2011

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2010

Survey comes back in favour of Gay Village signs
Centretown News · Gillian Arfin · December 07, 2010

Street sign pilot project tests reaction to gay village concept
Centretown News · Serena Calder · September 30, 2010

Scrapped party jilts community
EMC Ottawa East · James Rubec · September 9, 2010

New Village street signs debut at Pride
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · August 31, 2010

5 Minutes with: Glenn Crawford
Metro Ottawa · Steve Collins · August 27, 2010

Pride stays true to its community roots
Ottawa Citizen · Claire Brownell · August 23, 2010

Documents contradict BIA story on party cancellation
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · August 19, 2010

Ottawa mayoral race: Jim Watson to the rescue?
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · August 13, 2010

Bank Street gay village still sparring with group; Business community throws gay pride plans in lurch — again
Ottawa Citizen · Kristy Nease · July 31, 2010

Bank St. BIA, Capital Pride pointing fingers
Ottawa Sun · Scott Taylor · July 30, 2010

Maverick
Examiner · Dave Merrick · April 29th, 2010

City’s gay village aiming to raise visibility with Build Our Bank
Metro Ottawa · Andrew Sztein · April 14, 201

Gay village supporters planning second fundraiser after success of first
Centretown News · Lindsay Mossink · April 09, 2010

BIA extends olive branch to the Village
Xtra Ottawa · Noreen Fagan · February 26, 2010

Bank Street banners may be replaced by GLBTQ flags
Centretown News · Geneviève Charest · February 05, 2010

Blue banners are temporary
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · January 21, 2010

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2009

Support growing for ‘gay village’
Ottawa Sun · Shane Ross · September 10, 2009

Encore du travail à faire pour contrer l’homophobie
Le Droit · Catherine Lamontagne · le 23 août 2009

Focus less on gay-dollars and more on gay people
Metro Ottawa · Steve Collins · August 21, 2009

Gay village will make us feel welcome
Ottawa Citizen · Matthew Ellis · August 12, 2009

Quotes of the week
Ottawa Citizen · August 09, 2009

Follow the rainbows
Ottawa Citizen · August 05, 2009

Section of Bank Street becoming gay village, decree or no decree
Ottawa Citizen · Cassandra Drudi · August 04, 2009

Rainbow flags fly on Bank Street
CBC News · August 4, 2009

What Montreal’s Village can teach us about our own
Xtra Ottawa · Nick Taylor-Vaisey · July 29, 2009

Une occasion rêvée d’établir le village gai
Le Droit · Catherine Lamontagne · le 19 juillet 2009

Duelling Somerset House lawsuits drag on
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · July 08, 2009

Does Ottawa suffer from gay brain drain?
Xtra Ottawa · Nick Taylor-Vaisey · May 27, 2009

Brace yourself: Bank St dig resumes Easter Monday
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · April 07, 2009

Citizens’ group gung ho about Village
Xtra Ottawa · Dale Smith · March 04, 2009

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2008

Bank St: long road ahead
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · December 10, 2008

Skip the Bank St open house
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · November 27, 2008

Bank St reopens Dec 1
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · November 24, 2008

Ottawa tourism website supports gay village
Centretown News · Carolyn Young · November 19, 2008

The Village gets virtual boost
Xtra Ottawa · Laura Zahody · October 29, 2008

Gay village organizers press on despite lack of Bank St. BIA support
Centretown News · Liana Shlien · September 25, 2008

Gay men’s clinic launches in heart of the Village
Xtra Ottawa · MJ Deschamps · September 17, 2008

Briefs: Wakefield in swing riding; fire on Bank St; more
Xtra Ottawa · September 17, 2008

Opposition to gay-village fundraiser a timing issue: BIA; Business group says ‘bureaucratic foul-up’ delayed notice of request to close Bank St.
Ottawa Citizen · September 10, 2008

There’s no place like home! Village Street Social a success
Xtra Ottawa · Brent Creelman · September 10, 2008

Gay village supporters told to move fundraiser; Blame BIA for order to change venue from Bank Street
Ottawa Citizen · Brendan Kennedy · September 09, 2008

Gay Village event feels ‘shoved’ off the street
Metro Ottawa · Tracey Tong · September 09, 2008

Inside the Bank St BIA
Xtra Ottawa · MJ Deschamps · September 05, 2008

BIA blocks Village Street Social: new location is ‘plan B’
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · September 05, 2008

Photos: Bank St construction enters next phase
Xtra Ottawa · Paul Galipeau · August 27, 2008

Les gais réclament leur village à Ottawa
Le Droit · Louis-Denis Ebacher · le 25 août 2008

La communauté homosexuelle n’abdique
Le Droit · Nicolas Tremblay · le 20 août 2008

Honouring young community builders
Xtra Ottawa · MJ Deschamps and Peter Fritz · August 18, 2008

Gay village bid set back by clashing surveys; Bank Street BIA steers away from status designation
Ottawa Citizen · Matthew Pearson · August 2, 2008

Bank St BIA says no to Village proposal
Xtra Ottawa · MJ Deschamps · August 01, 2008

Bank Street businesses split on gay village
CTV Ottawa · Natalie Johnson · August 01, 2008

Welcome to the ‘gaybourhood’; Movement to designate six-block stretch of Bank Street as gay village gathering steam
Ottawa Citizen · Matthew Pearson · July 17, 2008

When will we get gay art on Bank St?
Xtra Ottawa · MJ Deschamps · July 16, 2008

Queer Spelling Bee raises funds for the Village
Xtra Ottawa · Heather Wallace · June 10, 2008

City tears Bank St a new one
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · June 09, 2008

Will gay community be reflected in Bank St art?
Xtra Ottawa · MJ Deschamps · June 05, 2008

The Village rolls out purple sticker campaign
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · June 04, 2008

Bring Bank St party back
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · April 23, 2008

Calls to recognize Ottawa’s gay village
CTV Ottawa · Dan Robson · April 17, 2008

Contest open: city nails down Bank St public art process
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · April 11, 2008

Dear Bank St businesses
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · April 02, 2008

The Village: not giving up
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · April 02, 2008

Businesses brace for major road closures
Centretown News · Selena Hinds · March 28, 2008

It takes a village
Ottawa Citizen · March 22, 2008

Group wants ‘Gay Village’ along small section of Bank Street
Ottawa Citizen · Dale Smith · March 19, 2008

Group wants ‘gay’ tag for Bank
Metro Ottawa · James MacLennan · March 18, 2008

Taking it to the street
Centretown News · Charelle Evelyn · March 14, 2008

Ottawa gays ‘betrayed’ by Bank St process
Xtra Ottawa · Gareth Kirkby · March 14, 2008

Imagining a post-construction Village
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · March 12, 2008

Our window of opportunity for a gay village
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · February 21, 2008

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2007

Village support overwhelming
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · December 20, 2007

Community celebrates heroes at awards gala
Xtra Ottawa · Brent Creelman · October 15, 2007

Cap X’s 2007 Hero Awards: Fri, Oct 12
Xtra Ottawa · October 10, 2007

Rainbow village up for public art
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · September 06, 2007

Queer community leaders brainstorm on Rainbow Village
Xtra Ottawa · Dale Smith · May 16, 2007

Rainbow village group to be formed
Xtra Ottawa · April 26, 2007

Now or never for gaybourhood
Xtra Ottawa · Marcus McCann · February 22, 2007

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2006

Will gays be involved in detailed redesign of Bank St
Xtra Ottawa · Neil McKinnon · April 13, 2006

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