“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.
IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Oct. 31.
Happy Halloween. Today we can expect heavy rain, a high of 12° and a low of 2°. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement, calling for Ottawa to receive 30 to 50 mm of rain by tomorrow morning. But for now, here are some stories to start your day. Call to delay Halloween The City of Ottawa’s Special Events twitter…
Genderless washrooms slow in coming to Ottawa
The lack of genderless washrooms has been on people’s minds, but many have still not accepted their inclusion in public spaces.
Ethnocultural seniors want better resources to combat elder abuse
While Canada’s population is both aging and becoming increasingly multicultural, Ottawa seniors are saying current resources on elder abuse are not enough.
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.
Ottawa-area students help celebrate Holi with flying colours
The traditional Indian festival of Holi was celebrated with a wide array of colour and joy.
Islam Awareness Week seeks unity after New Zealand shootings
It’s Islam Awareness Week at Carleton.