Wildlife in Canada disappearing at accelerating rate, report suggests
According to the report, populations of snakes, turtles, frogs and salamanders in these two provinces have declined 16 per cent. The study says this data is subject to variance based on a limited sample size.
Carleton campus latest to be targeted by racist posters
Posters reading “It’s okay to be white” have been found throughout the city, including Carleton University campus.
Third of Canadians expected to cut meat consumption, survey says
By Jackie Bastianon According to a newly released study, nearly one-third of Canadians surveyed plan to reduce their meat consumption over the next six months. The Dalhousie University study cited several reasons why participants are considering turning away from meat, including health, environmental concerns and animal welfare. “More and more…
Gun violence in Ottawa approaching last year’s record numbers
With two months left in 2018, the number of reported shootings in Ottawa is up to 71 – just shy of last year’s record-breaking total of 74. The city has also seen 15 homicides so far this year, the same number as last year’s total.
Former Ottawa YMCA-YWCA director pleads guilty to fraud
Police say all money has been repaid after a former director of the National Capital Region YMCA-YW
Ottawa elects more women to council, falls short on diversity
On Oct. 22, Ottawa residents elected four more women to join three incumbents at City Hall. Meanwhile two minority councillors were defeated cutting in half the number on council.