Hold-the-Line campaign pushes to stop Ottawa’s urban expansion
Since 1980 Ottawa farmer John Vandenberg has been growing and selling produce — onions, berries, garlic and more at Rideau Pines Farm in North Gower. He supplies 25 local restaurants and households in developing suburbs nearby. But for more than 40 years, Vanderburg has watched local farm land, which he describes as some of the best in Canada, disappear. “There…
Hunting, gathering and sharing: Ottawa community helping ensure access to food during COVID-19 crisis
During the COVID-19 pandemic Ottawa’s community is helping the Ottawa Food Bank support a higher demand of families. Good samaritans are also helping families who are not resorting to the food bank.
The Blackjacks effect set to change Ottawa basketball and its talented players
The Ottawa Blackjacks have arrived and are getting set to build their roster. With great talent in Ottawa to choose from and with more bound to be created, the team’s possible influence within the city and with their players is analyzed.