Seasonal businesses consider a virtual Christmas as COVID scuttles in-person traditions
With the Holidays right around the corner, Christmas small businesses are potentially opting for COVID-safe virtual options to continue to spread Christmas cheer.
Heritage committee approves major Bank Street development but seeks design change to relieve ‘cliff wall’
The Built Heritage Sub-Committee of Ottawa City Hall voted to redevelop 390-394 Bank Street to have a new residential and commercial building.
COVID-19 risks, safety protocols challenge hospices providing end-of-life care across Ontario
COVID-19’s uprooting across all healthcare practices in Ontario has caused protocols to be reimagined. Challenges to hospice care across the province include restriction on visitors and personal protective equipment barriers for both residents and staff.
On ice: Curling’s brief return to play suspended at Rideau, other Ottawa clubs
Rideau Curling Club faces unprecedented challenges as they become one of the first curling clubs in Ottawa to finally reopen their doors to their members after COVID-19 shut them in March.
‘Virtual craft market’ highlights how artisans have adapted to COVID times
Through online shopping and the “Buy Local” city campaign, local Ottawa artisans stay on top despite COVID-19 barriers.
Ottawa-Gatineau leads Canadian cities in tree cover
Ottawa-Gatineau is one of the most treed urban areas in Canada.
The League of Super Heroes brings holiday joy
The League of Super Heroes is a non-profit cosplay group in Ottawa, Ont. Formed in 2013, their main goal is to put smiles on children’s faces with their tediously realistic comic-book cosplay as well as raising money for children’s charities across the city.
Manotick’s Natalie Davison is paddling all the way to Tokyo Olympics
Rideau Canoe Club’s Natalie Davison helps Team Canada earn an Olympic kayak sprint spot for Tokyo 2020 after escalating her training style.