COVID consequences: It’s tricky tying the knot during a pandemic
Two brides navigate wedding planning in a pandemic. For the wedding industry, it’s been no piece of cake.
Post-secondary students hoping for a rebound in the summer job market
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue across Canada and beyond, many students are hoping this will mean the summer job market will be less terrible than it was in 2020. Although the number of students hired this year has rebounded slightly, employment among young people is still far lower than it was…
Local food banks adapting to meet the needs of our diverse city
Ottawa’s changing population is pushing food banks to offer a variety of produce to satisfy the needs of diverse communities.
In pandemic winter, 51st season of the Rideau Canal Skateway unlike any other
Skating on the Rideau Canal has long been a staple activity for people living in the National Capital Region. Since the frozen waterway first opened for skating in 1970, it has attracted enthusiasts from across the city, the province, the country and beyond. However, the 2021 season on the canal…
Lookahead ’21: Community group prepares for another virtual Great Glebe Garage Sale
The event is still at least three months away, but organizers are gearing up for another virtual Great Glebe Garage Sale in 2021. The massive neighbourhood yard sale is one of the main events co-ordinated every year by the Glebe Community Association. It has taken place every spring since 1986,…