PTS, Ottawa’s Queer Community Centre, held its first annual Vintage Video Game Tournament on Oct. 12, which raised $2,000 dollars to be put towards the centre’s operating costs.
The City of Ottawa released the draft of its new cycling plan earlier this month, including the proposed maintenance of a winter cycling network meant to increase accessibility to the downtown core during snowy months.
Ottawa Public Health wants to lower childhood obesity rates by increasing the number of children who walk, bike and use other active means to get to school. But an important step to accomplishing that goal will be making Ottawa’s streets safer for it youngest commuters, according to the city’s medical officer of health.
New species of spineless sea creatures may be discovered at the Canadian Museum of Nature in a recently acquired collection of more than 1,000 specimens, says researcher Jean-Marc Gagnon.