Bringing it home to Ottawa

With the Canadian Folk Music Awards coming to Ottawa in 2025, hometown starlet Mia Kelly picked up a pair of awards at the 2024 Canadian Folk Music Awards in St. John's, Nfld. this past weekend.

The Gatineau-based artist earned Young Performer of the Year and New/Emerging Artist of the Year for her 2022 release Garden Through the War, recorded and produced by Jim Bryson. Previously, she was the Emerging Artist Award winner from Culture Outaouais in 2022.