Ottawa drafting 30-year waste plan as Trail Road landfill fills up
The COVID-19 crisis has locked us down and one result of the confinement is that citizens are putting out more garbage than ever before, according to media reports. The crisis has also delayed public consultation on Ottawa’s new Solid Waste Master Plan, a 30-year strategy to be completed by the end of 2021 that would provide a framework for waste…
IN THE NEWS: Monday, Mar. 2
Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of 3°C today and a low of -9°C tonight with the risk of freezing rain in the morning and afternoon. Here are the headlines for this morning: Ontario confirms four new cases of the novel coronavirus Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer report our new positive cases of the COVID-19 bringing the total…
Plans for LGBT Purge monument met with mixed reactions by community
The announcement of a national monument to commemorate decades of government-sponsored discrimination against LGBT people in Canada is receiving mixed reactions by some in the community.
The Salvation Army shelter debate enters new phase
Concerned residents challenge the city’s plans for a 350-bed men’s only homeless shelter in Vanier before a provincial tribunal this month.
Testing shows Ottawa resident doesn’t have coronavirus
The population at risk of the novel coronavirus are people who have a travel history or a connection to someone who was ill after travel, according to Ottawa’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.
Striking military base cleaners picket Ottawa headquarters
n Aug. 20, striking workers and their union, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), protested at GDI’s Ottawa headquarters.