Canadian officials working to tackle recent spike in gang and gun violence
By Jay Rankin | The federal government is looking at more preventative measures against gun and gang violence, including a new gun control bill.
Big data set to receive big money
By Chantal Bacchus | Science, research and big data all big winners in 2018 Federal Budget announcement.
Ottawa’s homelessness plan coming up short
Ottawa city council passed a bill in 2013, marking the start of a campaign to combat homelessness. We check in on the plans progress three years in.
Ottawa’s sustainable existence: Experts shed light on green development in the nation’s capital
Sustainable design is on the rise in Ottawa, but it doesn't come without its criticisms.
Increased crime rates spark community action
By Shalu Mehta | Volume and severity of crimes have gone up nationally and locally in Ottawa, calling for community and state-based crime prevention measures.
National Indigenous inquiry deemed “Underway with challenges”
By Megan Sibley l Federal Government tracker deems anticipated inquiry in to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls "underway with challenges."
Bonjour-Hello: Census sees bilingualism rise in Ottawa
By Keegan Hughes l More Canadians are speaking both of the country's official languages than ever before. What does this mean for Ottawa?
Canada’s East vs. West: New federal leadership highlights longstanding divide
By Matthew Olson | A wave of new, young leaders in Canadian politics could struggle to bridge the geopolitical divide that's existed for decades.
Do blurred federal-provincial political lines confuse voters?
By Clive Ngan | Experts warn that similarities in party names and branding may lead to the blurring of lines between provincial and federal parties.
Canadian wildlife in decline despite federal protection, says WWF report
By Rachel Levy-McLaughlin | A recent report by World Wildlife Fund Canada is painting an alarming picture of the state of Canada’s wildlife. WWF-Canada found that half of the species they studied are in decline, even species under federal protection.