Ottawa’s anti-racism secretariat to push for more minority representation
The City of Ottawa has a new formalized and funded anti racism secretariat led by Councillor Rawlson King. What are the aims of this unit and what will it accomplish in the city of Ottawa?
New government, new Speaker, new speech combine to open a minority Parliament
The 43rd Parliament of Canada has opened with the election of the Speaker of the House and the speech from the throne. Many have high expectations for the coming parliament, while others remain skeptical after a divisive election cycle.
How Ottawa’s LRT stations are becoming magnets for development
Ottawa’s new LRT is set to spur large, community-changing developments at many of its stations, which could help change the city forever.
‘End in sight’ for businesses as main phase of Elgin Street construction winds down
With the Elgin St. construction coming to a close, business owners are surprisingly optimistic after a long battle with reduced road access.
Future floods: Can Ottawa do more to tackle natural disasters?
Ottawa city staff discuss plans to improve flooding resistance around Ottawa and how to reduce structural and environmental damage.
IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Sept. 25
The sun is looking to make a brief visit today according to Environment Canada, with a high of 24°C and a low of 14°C. Here’s what you need to know for this final hump day of September. Chiarelli to take medical leave The Ottawa Citizen reports that College Ward Councillor Rick Chiarelli, under fire for accusations of inappropriate behaviour, will…
IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Sept. 18
Here’s what you need to know for this final summer Wednesday in the capital. The show must go on? After months of public consultation, the National Capital Commission (NCC) provided an update Tuesday on the state of the ongoing project to revitalize Lebreton Flats, CTV News Ottawa reported. While NCC CEO Tobi Nussbaum said the idea of including an arena…