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Open Walls encourages artists to submit art Unique exhibition is an opportunity for artists to showcase work

An invitation to every artist who has ever dreamed of showing work to an audience: now’s the time to introduce yourself. The Bleeding Heart Art Space invites artists from across Edmonton and area to contribute a piece of art to the Open Walls exhibit in December. 

Open Walls is a wild exchange of art, feeling, energy, beauty, awe, joy, laughter, silence, and the connections and dialogue that arise when art moves or challenges us.

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Linking affordable housing with community McCauley Apartments provides security and support

McCauley Apartments is a success story. The building, located in the heart of McCauley, provides affordable housing and support for people facing mental illness and disability as well as those in need.

“I love living here. I would not change a thing,” said Chris Leclair, a resident of McCauley Apartments.

He moved to the apartments from Meadow’s Place group home 17 years ago, and has since built relationships.

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Masjid Quba mosque holds an open house Tour introduced visitors to local Muslim community

Alberta Avenue has always been populated by newcomers to Canada. In the last 10 years, many people moving to our community are from Somalia, Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan, and other Arab countries.

Many mosques serve a distinct geographic population, but the Masjid Quba mosque serves an ethnically and culturally diverse group that reflects the community make-up. Continue reading Masjid Quba mosque holds an open house Tour introduced visitors to local Muslim community