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 contaminated sites a source of frustration for Mechanicsville neighbourhood
By Arianna Paquette | Mechanicsville, Ottawa residents are frustrated about lack of cleanup for federally-owned contaminated sites.
International students angry over tuition increases, lack of financial aid
By Emma Davis | Reforms to student financial aid are putting the crunch on international students.
Proposed tobacco laws could help youth addictions go up in smoke
By Petronella Duda | Health Canada has proposed changes to the federal tobacco-control policy that would affect youth in post-secondary institutions
Female politicians face uphill climb despite gender-balanced cabinet
By Brittany van Frankfoort and Simon Deschamps | Although Canada’s first gender-balanced cabinet established a standard for gender parity, municipally, provincially and federally, female participation continues to lag behind male participation.