City of Ottawa
City of Ottawa arranges task force in case of spring flooding
By Rielly Riggs | The City of Ottawa has partnered with local organizations to create a task force, which is designed to help residents if they experience flooding this spring.
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.
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?
Cyclists like city’s first advisory bike lanes, Ottawa says
Ottawa's first advisory cycling lane rolled out last October provides the city opportunities to test which road would be compatible with the new format.
Ottawa’s waste diversion rates are garbage: Plans to improve continue
By Alicia Wachon | The city says it is taking action by improving its recycling programs after a report singled out Ottawa for a poor waste diversion rate.
Needle numbers in Ottawa: How many are improperly disposed?
By Kelsey Curtis and Petronella Duda | Ottawa has been experiencing high numbers of improperly discarded needles since 2014. Could needle drop boxes and safe injection sites be a solution?
Fare enough: Low-income transit pass in Ottawa draft budget
By Sabrina Nemis and Martina Babiakova | The City of Ottawa has included a low-income transit pass in their 2017 draft budget. While regular fares will go up on Jan. 1, the new pass isn't expected to become available until.
Francophone group urges official bilingualism for Canada’s capital
By Amanda Vollmershausen and Nathan Caddell | While some insist Ottawa is already a bilingual city, not everyone is sold.
Prince of Wales Bridge group not realistic, councillor says
By Rupert Nuttle and Spencer Van Dyk