The ‘shoppertainment’ trap: As social media apps blur line between socializing and buying, the risks to users soar
Shopping online through social media platforms is expanding exponentially but it also carries serious risks, experts say.
Christmas dinner will be more expensive this year as food prices continue to rise
With rising costs in food, restaurants and shops selling Christmas meals in Ottawa have increased the price of their offerings this season.
The Ottawa Shoebox Project struggles to provide for homeless women this season
The Ottawa Shoebox Project sends shoeboxes filled with gifts to homeless women and women at risks of homelessness during holiday seasons.
Clarke Kelly, new councillor for West Carleton-March, has roads on his priority list
The new councillor of West Carleton-March wants to address key issues in his rural home.
International students welcome freedom to work more, but rising tuition an outsized burden
A recent decision by the federal government to lift a limit on the number of hours international post-secondary students can work in Canada will be welcome news for many who are struggling to pay for rising living expenses plus the high tuition fees they are already paying.