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.
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."
Loss of trust in parliament could turn Canadian voters away from future elections
By Elise von Scheel | Canadians surged to the election booths in 2015, then political activity dropped. Experts worry the drop in participation stems from citizens losing faith in parliament.
Four reasons Canada should lower the voting age
By Simon Deschamps and Brittany van Frankfoort | Despite the little chance that it could happen, here are a few reasons why lowering the voting age in Canada is a good idea
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.
From plate to dumpster, the food waste epidemic
By Caitlin Hart and Rebecca Hardiment | Canadian food habits cause $31 billion worth of food to go to waste.
Climate consultation swamped by internet trolls
By Rupert Nuttle and Spencer Van Dyk | The federal Liberals have launched more than 400 online public consultations since taking office a year ago, but the results may be swayed by the internet troll phenomenon.
Federal government to make flexible work a legal right
By Lucy Juneau and Drew May | The Canadian government is amending the Canada Labour Code and will make flexible employment a right to all federally regulated workers.