Target Zero: Putting an end to household waste
The zero-waste lifestyle is a growing trend, but not everyone knows how to start cutting out the material excess from their lives. Meet two Ottawa area women who lead by example in this story that first appeared on The 25th Hour.
Ottawa bookmobile program rolls along with new vehicle on the way
A new bookmobile will hit the streets of Ottawa neighbourhoods in 2019, after the Ottawa Public Library Board renewed investment in the now 65-year-old service.
Going meatless: More young Canadians opt for vegetarian fare
A recent study from Dalhousie University found over 6.4 million Canadians have dietary preferences with meat consumption: either consuming it, replacing it, or avoiding it altogether.
Group tracking the carbon footprint of Ottawa’s buildings
It’s unknown how much greenhouse gas is produced by Ottawa’s existing buildings, but one organization is preparing to find out.
City conducting survey on cannabis retail stores
The City of Ottawa wants to know what residents think about retail cannabis stores, before it decides whether to allow them in the city.
Gun violence in Ottawa approaching last year’s record numbers
With two months left in 2018, the number of reported shootings in Ottawa is up to 71 – just shy of last year’s record-breaking total of 74. The city has also seen 15 homicides so far this year, the same number as last year’s total.
Waste not, want not in blue bins placed in Ottawa parks
For the second year in a row, the city is testing ways to improve recycling in its parks.