Frustrated safe cycling advocates say city report on high-risk intersections shows need for urgent action
Cycling advocates say they are frustrated by the City of Ottawa’s Cycling Safety Review of High-Volume Intersections, a newly released report identifying dangerous intersections and recommending changes to prevent vehicle-cyclist collisions. The review was undertaken in response to inquiries posed by Mayor Jim Watson and former Cumberland Ward councillor Stephen…
Catherine Kitts gets to work as the new city councillor for Cumberland ward
After six months without a councillor, the residents of Cumberland ward in Ottawa’s far east have elected Catherine Kitts to represent them at City Hall. The native of Orléans, and former Carleton University Journalism graduate, took 54.4 per cent of the vote cast, according to the City of Ottawa’s unofficial…
Podcast: From homeless to housed
Homelessness among youth is a growing crisis in Canada – and it’s more common than you might think. In this podcast, we hear from two people who were able to overcome homelessness as young people.
Play called Honey Dew Me thrives despite Facebook ad rules
A play about the surveillance of gay public servants in the 1950s has an ad blocked by Facebook.
To market, to market: Ottawa-area farmers navigate business challenges of winter
Local farmers in Ottawa face a unique set of business challenges during the long and harsh winter.