Lowering the bar: Even in the #MeToo age, female servers fear speaking out about harassment
Female bartenders and servers in Ottawa struggle to hold onto jobs in a workplace where excessive drinking and sexual harassment are considered just part of the job. Many bartenders are now demanding change and to hold managers accountable.
When doctors get sick: How hospitals respond to physicians with burnout
Although stigma surrounding physician burnout is still prominent, discussion on this topic has increased as hospitals have recognized its negative effects on patient care and physician wellness. Initiatives in the form of committees and counselling sessions have been put in place to promote wellness among staff. Yet despite efforts to support doctors with burnout, these programs are not as accessible as hospitals would hope.
Life after death: How tragedies increase blood donations
Blood donations tend to spike after a community tragedy such as the OC Transpo bus crash.
Share it, don’t throw it: food recovery and its challenges
Food waste is becoming a pressing issue for many and organizations and businesses are trying to solve the problem.
Ottawa was all decked out in plaid for Tartan Day
This past weekend marked annual Tartan Day which is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage. In Ottawa, the day was marked by a range of festivities on Parliament Hill. On April 7, the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band marched from the Lord Elgin Hotel to the Centennial Flame, where…
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.
Healing the healers: Ottawa agencies helping first responders cope with mental health concerns
The stress faced by first responders can lead to mental health concerns. Meet the groups who are trying to help.
Former CFL player, Gord Weber, has his lens focused on life after football
Gord Weber stays in touch with his former life in football through his camera.
Islam Awareness Week seeks unity after New Zealand shootings
It’s Islam Awareness Week at Carleton.
Finding level ground: Accessibility in Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ spaces
Disabled members of Ottawa’s LGBTQ+ community face challenges of accessibility to clubs.