The Rideau River is feeding one Syrian family’s Canadian dream
Omar Masri and his family are six of 1.3 million immigrants who came to Canada between 2016 and 2021. Now, they’re working to make a life in their new home.
Carleton’s butterfly show is my worst nightmare — here’s why
The Carleton butterfly show is back in town, but for students with lepidopterophobia this event is not a happy one.
Two new healing forests aim to promote reconciliation in Ottawa
Navan and Blackburn Hamlet will be home to two new healing forests after successfully receiving grants from the David Suzuki Foundation and the National Healing Forests Initiative.
Canada’s new emissions reduction plan ‘doesn’t go far enough,’ say environmentalists￼
As a lawyer for Ecojustice, Julia Croome said she’s been grappling with feelings of optimism and disappointment since the federal government unveiled Canada’s 2030 emissions reduction plan on March 29. The target? To cut emissions by 40 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030 and put Canada on track for net-zero emissions by 2050. To meet this target, the government…
Volunteers help ease food insecurity in Alta Vista seniors building but often it’s not enough
Cathy Hamilton, a resident of the Clementine Towers in Alta Vista, started a food pantry in September 2021 to address food insecurity in her building.