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 ever seen,” said Premier Doug Ford. Water’s Edge Care Community,…
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.
“We want to be safe here”: Hundreds gather in Ottawa for a vigil to honour victims of London attack
Hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to pay tribute to four members of a London, ON, family slain when they were struck by a truck driven by a 20 year old white man. London police are saying the attack was planned and targeted the Muslim family as they waited to cross the street. A nine year old boy is…