3 Ottawa podcasts you should check out!!!

As Bytown Blog grows with our multi-media platforms we want to introduce our official podcast by our founder, The Big Broadcast ! A lighthearted entertainment Pod based on the City of Ottawa, current events in black culture, sports and politics. Be sure to check us out wherever you find podcasts. But also check out these 3 fresh creative Ottawa-based podcasts that follow the ethos of our platform. 

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Chief Sloly didn’t resign, he was fired

With the freedom convoy going on day 20 of it’s occupation of downtown Ottawa we have seen a lot. A small fringe minority, according to Prime Minister Trudeau, has erupted into an international movement against COVID-19 mandates and government dominance over the daily lives of citizens. It has become the Elites vs the People. Politicians like Erin O’Toole have been affected and now, Police Chief Peter Sloly has been fired resigned. Why?

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MaCMuwsA is all about Art, Fashion and Sound

Part of being an influencer is having…influence. Who would have guessed? This is why we approached MaCMuwsA as a subject for our Bytown Blog profile. We get to learn why MaCMuwsA is moving the culture forward with Art, Fashion and Sound. Read and enjoy 🙂

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Why SOME black folks support the Freedom Convoy Protests

As some of you know, there is a trucker protest happening in Ottawa, Canada based on government restrictions for covid-19. I am Big J the editor-in-chief and founder of Bytown Blog. I went to the protests and asked myself…”why aren’t there more black folks?” First and foremost…black people are typically vaccine hesitant based on the history of medical racism and we are typically in low income areas that experienced the worst side of this pandemic. Yes, it was -30 most of the weekend and yes there were reports of some white supremacists but was that the truth. In short….yes and no.

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Why Kobe (and Gigi) mattered

Often times we forget, we forget a lot. Forgetful of people and moments in our lives that seem inconsequential or trivial. But there are people and moments we can not forget, namely…2 years ago on January 26th 2020 when a helicopter fell and killed Kobe Bean Bryant, Gigi Bryant and 11 others in Los Angeles. It was a sad day for the sports community and even more sad for the families of the victims. Why did it matter?

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