‘Sunshine List’ has more than 4,600 Ottawa employees, but is the list still useful?
More than 4,600 City of Ottawa employees earned more than $100,000 last year, according to the annual salary disclosure released recently by the Ontario government, a list of which some question the accuracy and relevance. The disclosure, more commonly known as the ‘Sunshine List,’ named 4,644 municipal employees in 2019. There were only 3,828 city employees on the list in…
Six months after LRT launches, Ottawa rolling out solutions to noise complaints
Ottawa installing noise dampeners along the LRT trenches after complaints from residents.
Ottawa Women on the March
People gathered on Parliament Hill March 7, 2020 for Women’s March, an annual event that began in 2017.
Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.
IN THE NEWS: Monday Feb. 3
Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of 5° today and a low of -7° tonight. Here are the headlines for this morning. Regular LRT service returns Monday, OC Transpo says After two weeks of reduced train service, OC Transpo says 13 trains will be in service Monday morning, according to the CBC. Chiefs complete another comeback to top…
In the News: Wednesday, Jan. 29
Good morning! Environment Canada projects a high of -6°C today, and a low of -20°C later this evening. Here are the headlines for today: Ottawa patient tested for coronavirus One person in Ottawa has been tested for the strain of coronavirus that originated in China last month, Ottawa Public Health said late Tuesday. The case of the virus has not…
New central library design welcomed by the public
Architects unveiled the proposed design for the new central library for the city of Ottawa. The building will be shared with Library and Archives Canada.
Unaffordable Designs: Why Ottawa transit planning is bad news for affordable housing
Activists and experts warn that housing will become less affordable in Ottawa as Light Rail Stage 2 unfolds unless the city acts.
Flying high at YOW: Think twice about that last toke at Ottawa airport
Ottawa International Airport has banned smoking marijuana on airport property, and installed amnesty bins for flyers to dispose of their pot.