COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked anti-Asian racism in Canada
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a problem within Canadian society – anti-Asian racism. Data indicates violence has increased in the past year.
City kickstarts new bicycle parking plan, hits brakes on bike sharing
The City of Ottawa is moving forward with plans to bolster bicycle parking with a multi-year strategy
Vancouver care package initiative aims to bring joy to every season
A new initiative called Season’s Greetings provides gift boxes to people living in poverty in Metro Vancouver.
Song becomes an anthem for the fight against homelessness in Kingston
Lauren Carson and the Dirty Blonde held a virtual concert to raise money for the cause of homelessness in Kingston.
These tired eyes: Pandemic seems to be sparking an epidemic of weakened vision
The pandemic is forcing people indoors and onto computer screens which in turn is leading to vision problems associated with ‘computer vision syndrome.’
Urban and rural real estate prices soar as COVID shrinks supply and work moves online
“The Canadian dream is still there,” says Pauline Aunger. The Canadian dream to which the Rideau Lakes-area real estate agent is referring is that of owning a cottage — a woodsy, lakeside getaway from the stresses of urban living. But it’s a dream that may be harder to realize this…
In the virtual spotlight: Dance crews adapt to Carleton’s COVID-era showcase
The Carleton University Dance Club weather the challenges of the pandemic’s online format as they prepare for their upcoming virtual showcase.
Ottawa gets a women and gender equity strategy — now what?
More than two years in the making, the City of Ottawa’s women and gender equity strategy has passed. Now many are wondering what’s next?
A 15-minute neighbourhood initiative no walk in the park for Alta Vista community because of intensification concerns
Talks about how to transform Alta Vista into a “15-minute neighbourhood” have begun among local residents, but efforts to make the community more walkable have been overshadowed by concerns about looming intensification plans that are also part of the vision.