Twelve year old creates a bubbling bath bomb business called ‘Izzy’s Fizzies’
At just 12 years old, Ottawa resident Isabella Bakie is learning what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur through her bath bomb company.
Glebe’s Community Centre’s carbon-reduction project hailed as example to others
The historic Glebe’s community centre is nearing the finish line of a project that the community hopes will reduce the building’s carbon footprint by half.
Expert smashes myth: Rage rooms may be fuelling anger
They’ve been breaking attendance records and lots of bottles and old TVs across North America and beyond. And in Ottawa, rage rooms — businesses where customers go to destroy stuff for fun — are on the rise.
Despite his blindness, Mustafa Al-Humairi has always had faith in himself
Mustafa Al-Humairi explains that the use of technology has changed his life.
Rising hydro prices across Ontario creates opportunity for Quebec industries
Gatineau has historically attracted energy intensive industries, in part because of cheap hydro power.
Vogue gone rogue: Activists fighting fast fashion as a way to combat climate change
Fast fashion is becoming an environmental concern for millennials.
NGO’s new Ottawa chapter teaches kids the code to success
Black Boys Code wants to help young black boys and girls learn how to make their way into the technology industry.
Ottawa toy stores offer surprising best-sellers this holiday season
Ho, ho, ho! Getting ready for holiday shopping? Check out the latest surprising toy trends in Ottawa.
Ottawa’s new short-term rental managers could be shut down under new rules
Short-term rentals like Airbnb are being blamed for ramping up Ottawa’s housing crisis. Can the capital learn from other Canadian cities on how to regulate homestay services?
A crafter’s life: As winter sets in, Amanda Carrigan picks up her knitting needles
In a world mostly concerned with getting product to market quickly, there are some who still take the time to create something by hand. Spinners, knitters and textile crafters continue to create beautiful and unique mittens, scarves and sweaters for sale. Most crafters begin as a hobbyist before developing it…