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.
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.
Housing activists condemn Ontario bill
Housing activists staged a protest in Vanier on Aug. 8 to condemn a new provincial bill that they say will lead to more luxury condo developments and fewer affordable homes in many parts of the city.
Woman cycles to raise awareness of high suicide rates within Indigenous communities
A young Inuk woman who has been cycling across the country to raise awareness of the suicide epidemic in Indigenous communities in Canada was welcomed to Ottawa by several local Indigenous groups on Aug. 6.