Graduating as an international student in Canada: struggle and heartbreak amid unfair obstacles
International students in Canada are struggling to find jobs and pursue their dreams in Canada and immigration policies don’t help.
New City of Ottawa loan program intended to help residents make energy efficiency upgrades
The City of Ottawa has launched the Better Homes Ottawa Loan Program (BHOLP) to have 98 per cent of existing homes undergo a deep retrofit by 2040.
TASTE of Wellington West takes hybrid approach to promote local businesses, support food bank
TASTE of Wellington West 2021 is underway to raise money for the Parkdale Food Centre and support local businesses.
Committee to consider $500,000 grant for Centretown heritage redevelopment
Application made for a CIP Grant regarding 278-280 O’Connor Street and 347 Gilmour Street will be under Committee consideration on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Ottawa Public Health warns residents about West Nile virus after mosquito tests positive
As the City of Ottawa announces the first case of the West Nile virus in mosquitoes, experts weigh in about potential links to COVID-19.
Transformation of Prince of Wales Bridge into cycling, pedestrian crossing proving popular
Public consultations start on the transformation of the Prince of Wales Bridge into a pedestrian/cycling route with a possibility of cross-country skiing.
Bell Let’s Talk launches new fund to support post-secondary students’ mental health
Bell Let’s Talk’s new initiative the “Post-Secondary Fund” will give universities and colleges across Canada $25,000 to implement the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health.
Lookahead ’21: Centre 507 cooks up a plan to remodel kitchen where 35,000 meals have been prepared since 1983
Officials with Centre 507, the adult drop-in centre in the heart of Ottawa, say they’ll be working hard in 2021 to deepen their connection with the community and step up the centre’s effort to improve services for those in need. This effort will be highlighted by a renovated and upgraded kitchen where some 35,000 meals have been prepared over the…