“The city needs to accommodate us”: Sidewalk snow an annual roadblock for people with mobility issues
Local residents and advocates in Ottawa are highlighting the lack of sidewalk maintenance on behalf of the city, specifically for snow removal.
Recreational programs important for youth development, experts say
Experts are highlighting the benefits of local recreation programs for low-income youth in Ottawa.
Ottawa LRT accessibility good –– but could be better, say disability groups
Advocacy groups in Ottawa are saying that while the LRT is good for them, accessibility services could have been much better.
Seniors struggling to find affordable housing, group says
A local housing organization is saying that landlords are targeting low-income households including seniors, an act that violates their human rights.
Scrappy meal: Notorious Rideau Street McDonald’s ends 24-hour opening
The McDonald’s restaurant in the ByWard Market is notorious as the home for fights, disorderly functions, and bizarre incidents.
Vaccination rates still high, despite Ottawa student suspensions
Ottawa vaccination rates for elementary and high school students remain above average according to Ottawa Public Health.