Bay Ward Coun. Alex Cullen says the city was dim-witted when it handed out to Ottawa households more than 50,000 energy-efficient light bulbs containing mercury.
Ottawa school boards will be keeping an eye on a new school in Riverside South later this year to monitor a year-round schooling pilot project by the French-language Catholic school board.
Ottawa’s homeless community may soon replace begging with business, if a new proposal is passed by the city. Part of the proposal would allow the homeless to sell arts, crafts and jewelry in designated areas downtown.
A proposed 18-storey highrise on Preston Street is dividing the local community.