Growing concern: Second community garden opens on NCC land in bid to battle food insecurity in Hintonburg-Mechanicsville area
Goldenrod Community Garden is the second of two community gardens that are part of an NCC pilot project. It opened this week featuring 80 above-ground plots, a shed, compost bins, fences and water storage.
Past and present meet in Rembrandt exhibition at National Gallery
The exhibition, Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition, at the National Gallery of Canada makes a strong statement about modern times.
An ‘immersive’ theatre experience goes from Paris to London to Lansdowne Park
A unique theatre experience, called C-O-N-T-A-C-T, is now on at Lansdowne Park where audience members can follow two characters around outdoors and listen to their dialogue on their phones
Three steps forward? Ottawa venues welcome reopening but still look to a better fall
Step 3 in Ontario’s reopening plan is opening the door to a return to performances in theatres and other venues, but it’s not back to normal yet.
Outside the box: New community fridge aims to feed those in need
Ottawa’s first outdoor community fridge had its grand opening last Friday. The fridge, and an accompanying pantry shelf, was installed outside the Parkdale Food Centre on Rosemount Avenue last week in partnership with the Ottawa Community Food Partnership and the Hintonburg Community Association.
Political issues and COVID-19 fuelling rise in hate crimes in Ottawa in 2021
Ottawa police statistics show a 33 per cent rise in hate crimes so far in 2021.
Ontario breaks ground on new $55 million LTC home in North Bay
Ontario government officials gathered in the empty lot of what used to be the old St. Joseph’s McLaren Hospital site overlooking downtown North Bay to break ground on one of the province’s newly announced long-term care projects. “We are going to build the nicest long-term care home this town has…
AIDS turns 40: Hope for the future after decades of sorrow and stigma
Forty years ago the world was learning about a condition called AIDS. Today, during a pandemic, there is new hope that science can offer better treatment.
Group wants public washrooms part of Ottawa’s Official Plan
GottaGo! Ottawa wants the city to make public washrooms part of the Official Plan that is new being finalized by staff.
Use of the notwithstanding clause not necessarily a bad idea, some experts say
The use of the notwithstanding clause is not necessarily a bad thing, experts say. It can be used to actually protect rights.