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  • Marking the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30th, 2022

    Sep 29 2022

    For the second year, we are joining in the recognition of September 30th as National Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada. It is a specific day to mark the impact of residential schools by honouring the Indigenous children who were taken from their communities, those who survived and those who nev ...


  • Appreciate the little things!

    Aug 11 2022

    CTI is excited to welcome back to the 13th Annual CTI Signature Ceramic Event! Become an inspired painter. Create original ceramic pieces expressing your imagination and awareness communicating this year’s theme: “Appreciate the Little Things” PAINTING EVENTS WILL BE HELD ON:Septem ...


  • Emancipation Day – August 1st

    Jul 30 2022

    Emancipation Day is a day which commemorates the Slavery Abolition Act becoming law on August 1st, 1834. That day, the Act prohibited the enslavement of most African peoples throughout the British Empire, including Canada.  At the time, there were more than 800,000 enslaved people of African descen ...


  • Networking Event at Ottawa Atlético (Soccer) Home Game

    Jul 28 2022

    Join the Eastern Ontario Chapter for a fun evening of soccer and networking! ARIDO Members and industry partners will kick back at this Atlético home game on Wednesday, August 17th. Register now to secure your spot! Ticket includes access to the game, 1 drink ticket and assortment of finger foods a ...


  • Exhibition: MAN + MONSTERS

    Jul 18 2022

    By Bruce Freeman, ARIDO & Joanne Chan, ARIDO July 21, 2022, Opening The venue for the exhibition is at Arterial Gallery, 451 Adelaide Street West, hosted by SHELDON ROSE GALLERY. Featuring work of local multi-media artist and Interior Designer Joanne Chan and documentary photographer and Interio ...


  • Niagara Design Biennial Open for Submissions!

    Jun 24 2022

    Established in 2020, Niagara Region is hosting a bi-annual design awards program that builds on the former Niagara Community Design Awards. This second installment of the awards program will continue to celebrate the role of design in the enhancement of Niagara’s unique and diverse built envir ...


  • BID Students, join us as an ARIDO Intern!

    Jun 23 2022

    Congratulations on your graduation! You’ve worked really hard in your BID program and we are now inviting you to transition to Intern membership. Remain connected to your vibrant ARIDO community and engage with ARIDO’s programs, including mentorship and career support, a job board, and NCIDQ Stu ...


  • ARIDO is recognizing National Indigenous People’s Day

    Jun 21 2022

    June 21st is National Indigenous People’s Day in Canada. It’s a day to celebrate the contributions and voices of the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people of what is now called Canada. On this day we recognize the past and present achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people and the w ...