‘Names Hurt’: Confronting the embedded racism in Ottawa streets and landmarks linked to slavery
In the wake of the North America-wide anti-racism protests spawned by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Canada has seen a growing movement to highlight systems of oppression and systemic racism. As a part of this, citizens have begun to question the symbols around Canadian cities that honour racist figures and they are pushing for renaming’s.
Ontario SCPA releases commemorative pin to honour the contributions of animals in war
As Canadians honour the men and women who served our country, Ontario’s SPCA and Humane Society has released a new pin to commemorate the contributions of animals in wartime ahead of Remembrance Day.
In The News: Tuesday, Oct. 6
Expect a high of 17ºC and a low tonight of 10ºC. There will be a mix of sun and cloud throughout the day, with a 40 per cent change of showers late this afternoon, according to Environment Canada. Catherine Kitts elected councillor in Cumberland byelection Catherine Kitts will take a seat on Ottawa’s city council after winning as the new representative…
Home for the High Holidays: Synagogues adapt services for pandemic times
The Jewish High Holiday season is here. But like most things in the times of coronavirus, holiday traditions and celebrations will look very different this year.
Centretown neighbours buy less, share more for planet and community
Buy Nothing groups are attempting to change our society in a bid to lower the impact of consumption on the environment.
Prince of Wales Bridge back on track as future rail link
The Prince of Wales Bridge was recently rejected as a potential commuter rail link between Ottawa and Gatineau in the immediate future, Now, city staff say it could still become part of Ottawa’s long-term light-rail network.
Behind the screen with CTV anchor Matthew Skube
As others are logging off their work computers, Matthew Skube is signing on and beginning his work day at the CTV Ottawa station. Karabelnicoff and Clark follow Skube and get an inside perspective as he anchors the 5 p.m. news and again at 11:30pm.