Architecture students hope to bring a “spark of energy” to Château Laurier addition
Third-year architecture students at Carleton University will be sharing their visions for the Château Laurier addition at an exhibition on Dec. 8 and 9.
Fewer cars, more customers: A pedestrian-friendly vision for the Byward Market
What would making the ByWard Market more pedestrian-friendly mean for businesses, and for shoppers who rely on the cars?
The last straw: Ottawa businesses lead way with plastic ban
Our obsession with plastic is choking the planet. Learn how small businesses are leading the way towards a more sustainable future with green initiatives like the Straw Free ban.
Wildlife in Canada disappearing at accelerating rate, report suggests
According to the report, populations of snakes, turtles, frogs and salamanders in these two provinces have declined 16 per cent. The study says this data is subject to variance based on a limited sample size.
Third of Canadians expected to cut meat consumption, survey says
By Jackie Bastianon According to a newly released study, nearly one-third of Canadians surveyed plan to reduce their meat consumption over the next six months. The Dalhousie University study cited several reasons why participants are considering turning away from meat, including health, environmental concerns and animal welfare. “More and more Canadians are considering reducing the amount of protein from meat…
Heritage experts say homeowners need greater incentives to keep up their properties
The fate of Magee House is an example of the kinds of issues that crop up in the preservation of heritage buildings.