In a downtown park torn up by construction, dedicated volunteers help flowers bloom amid pandemic gloom
Sarah Lozowski smiles through her floral-patterned face mask as she explains what she’s planting. Today it’s tiger lilies, which she has donated more than once from her garden at home to begin filling the bare plots in tiny St. Luke’s Park, tucked away just off Ottawa’s busy Elgin Street strip…
Getting out of the house: How to get some air and keep a safe social distance
The National Capital Commission will continue closing part of Queen Elizabeth Driveway until May 10th. The goal is to allow people who live in dense urban neighbourhoods to get outside and stay a safe distance from each other. Will the City of Ottawa follow suit?
Ottawa’s Street Resilience Project is flipping ideas about youth crime prevention on their head
Ottawa’s Street Resilience Project launched in August and is geared toward young men aged 16-29. It takes an alternative, trauma-informed approach to understanding youth gang involvement.