‘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.
IN THE NEWS: Monday, Feb. 10
Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of -4°C today and a low of -14°C tonight with a risk of freezing drizzle late in the morning and in the afternoon. Here are the headlines for this morning: Quarantined Ottawa man keeping spirits up in Trenton Kai Huang and his 78-year-old mother, Yi Huang, were among 176 Canadians flown back…
English Catholic teachers hold one-day provincewide strike with more action to come
This time English Catholic teachers have walked off the job.
25th Hour: Shooting Higher
The growing popularity of basketball in Ottawa is doing more than just providing a sporting experience. It’s building a more inclusive community.
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: Tuesday, Feb. 4
Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of 2°C today and a low of -11°C tonight. Here are the headlines for this morning: More teacher strikes to hit Ottawa-area schools After negotiations with the government have so far failed to reach an agreement, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario will hold a one-day strike at some school boards in…
Putting a ring on a life’s story
The Ottawa jeweller George Barbu started his career in Romania. His life’s work has taken him to the Byward Market in Ottawa.
Stamp of approval: Chris Green’s passion has become his career
Chris Green started collecting stamps as a child. But he never lost the passion and today he runs his own business buying and selling stamps.