Capturing carbon: West Carleton high school grad hopes to use seawater to slow climate crisis
A recent graduate from West Carleton Secondary School has big plans for his project to remove carbon dioxide from the air and the oceans.
With a smile? Step 3 of reopening in Ontario is angst ridden for servers
As Ontario enters Step 3 of reopening, servers in restaurants will be facing customers indoors for the first time in months. It’s a bit scary.
Ontario to implement first of its kind anti-human trafficking protocol in schools
Ontario will spend $2.4 million to implement a strategy in schools to combat human trafficking.
Very hungry caterpillars ravage the capital region’s trees
LDD caterpillars are stripping leaves from trees across the region.
COVID consequences: Patio season isn’t all wine and roses for the servers
The pandemic has made work in the food service industry more complex for the servers at your patio table.
Caterpillars cause threat to Ontario trees
We’ve all seen them crawling around. The fuzzy, black, spotted caterpillars that seem to be falling from the sky. The ubiquitous larvae that latch on to everything. The ravenous army that eats the leaves on our trees. And this year is poised to be the worst yet. This is the…
Ontario gives $10 million for investigation of unmarked graves at former residential schools
Ontario will spend $10 million to help Indigenous nations find and commemorate unmarked burial sites at former residential schools in the province. The Ford government made the announcement Tuesday morning. The money will be granted over a three-year period. The federal government has set aside $27.1 million to assist Indigenous…
Ottawa-based project “Ajashki” finalist for first Future Ground Prize
The David Suzuki Future Ground prize will be awarded for the first time in Ontario June 16. Throughout the month of April, the foundation received over 130 applicants and narrowed it down to 15 finalists. One of those finalists is a project titled “Ajashki” which means soil in Algonquin language.
Two pandemics later, Rosemount library reopens after major revitalization
The unveiling of the revitalized Rosemount branch of the Ottawa Public Library took place on Zoom Tuesday.
Concern over conservation rising as number of visitors to Ontario parks soars
There is greater concern over the protection of wildlife habitats within Ontario provincial parks as the government makes parks more accessible to a greater number of visitors.