Report flags gaps in city response to ‘derecho’ disaster
A report on the City of Ottawa’s response to last May’s hugely destructive “derecho” wind storm has highlighted gaps in emergency preparedness, including the way municipal officials support citizens with disabilities and ease food insecurity in a crisis. The “after-action report” assessing the city’s response to the extreme weather event was given to the city’s emergency preparedness and protective services…
By Natalie Hall, 2 months ago 0 6 min read
City considers multi-museum membership program to boost attendance
With an eye on increasing attendance, the city is looking at creating a membership program that will offer access to all five locally run museums for an annual fee.
By Natalie Hall, 2 months ago 0 4 min read
Two drinks a week? Not realistic for many but some welcome a rethink about booze
New alcohol consumption recommendations warn Canadians of higher health risks after only two drinks a week.
By Natalie Hall and Emelie Cowan, 4 months ago 0 4 min read