Health Canada’s proposed ban on flavoured vapes has opponents decrying impact on former smokers
The smell of cotton candy and blue raspberry wafted outside the Château Laurier in late November as Canada’s 44th parliament opened its first session nearby — and no, there wasn’t a fair in town to celebrate. Instead, dozens of vapers — enough to displace sidewalk traffic in front of the grand hotel, directly across from the temporary Senate chambers at…
Hub350 hoopla: New Kanata North tech project excites university, business partners on cusp of 5G revolution
Hub350 in Kanata aims to be a leading generator of synergies and innovation.
Group says hundreds more trees to be cut on new Civic campus site than expected
ReImagine Ottawa is alleging the master plan for the relocation originally budgeted a loss of 119 trees, but now budgets up to 358 lost trees solely for the five-acre parking garage.
Despite ongoing challenges, Ottawa athletes, sports officials pleased to play
Youth leagues have been forced to deal with less players, less facilities, and more quirks through the aftershock of pandemic regulations.
Gun lobby’s election ‘truth tour’ brought anti-Trudeau campaign to Nepean
When gun control became a central topic of conversation in the dying days of the 2021 election, the Canadian Coalition of Firearm Rights (CCFR) sent its best defender — a suburban grandma wielding a wagon full of pamphlets — across the province to plead its case.
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OC Transpo’s bus route ‘adjustments’ spark backlash from transit advocates
Some bus riders can expect to wait longer, or even change their route, once the recommendations in a new transit commission report come into effect.
Rolling with it: Ottawa’s Dungeons and Dragons community thriving online
You blow on the dice in your hand and pray: one missed roll and this could very well be the end of you. The dice rattle across the table as your heart beats faster. Then an outburst of excited shouting, the defeat of a strong foe and a strengthening bond with your peers over the tabletop. How could this moment…
Students who joined GameStop investment craze take stock of their experience
Student investors reflect on their wins and losses from their GameStop investments.
Ottawa’s people of colour grapple with mental health toll of COVID-19
Mental health disparities in Ottawa are inspiring BIPOC-led initiatives to provide an empathetic path to well-being.