Pakenham’s Five Span Bridge stars in local culture
This one-of-a-kind bridge in Canada is a local wonder and is spotted in flags, logos and an R-rated Christmas movie.
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.
Canada Day 2021: A time to reflect
This year, attitudes toward Canada Day were affected by recent revelations of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children on land near former residential schools and by the shocking attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in London, ON. Across the country on July 1, there were celebrations of Canada Day and rallies calling for the cancellation of the…
Grassroots group helps people navigate Ontario’s complex vaccination appointment system
An organization in Toronto is trying to get vulnerable people in the community vaccinated by helping them overcome the confusion many are facing while booking appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Vanished Sappers’ crossing is Ottawa’s forgotten arch of conciliation
Though most of us may not have seen the Sappers’ Bridge in all its glory, it played an important role in Ottawa’s social history.