New lending library makes it possible to enjoy the outdoors without breaking the bank
The new volunteer-based Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library opened five months ago on Boyd Avenue and it is busy gathering equipment to lend to Ottawa residents and help them better appreciate outdoor public spaces.
Beyond Van Gogh: An Instagrammable experience could be the future of art
As shows like Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience rise in popularity, Ottawa art galleries are re-examining how they can market and share their art.
Two book projects on New Edinburgh highlight community’s rich history
The neighbourhood of New Edinburgh is the second oldest community in Ottawa and has an abundance of history that is only starting to be explored in two upcoming books.
Ottawa trainers see increase in dogs facing separation anxiety as owners go back to work
Rising vaccination rates are causing anxiety for pets purchased at the start of the pandemic because they are being left alone by their humans.
Carleton student community seeks answers about suspension of Attendant Services Program
Carleton students are angry about the university’s decision to suspend the Attendant Services Program in fall term for COVID-19 health reasons.
Carp River restoration project supports biodiversity, enriches neighbourhood
Kanata continues to grow with new neighbourhoods. The recently restored Carp River Conservation Area helps the developments to continue.
Alcohol-related deaths up during pandemic with anxiety, depression likely factors
Statistics Canada reports show increased alcohol mortality, likely due to barriers in accessing treatment amid COVID-19.
Ottawa struggling to cope with increase in homeless population during pandemic, say city officials
Community members and advocates are calling for more resources in the ByWard and Lowertown regions after a rise in homelessness raised concerns about safety.
Flag-raising marks Pride Festival milestone at Carleton
The Pride Flag was raised at Carleton to kick off the first institutionally funded Pride Festival
Joyful crowd returns to Canadian Tire Centre for Sens’ home opener against Leafs — and Brady brings bonus
Hockey fans returned to the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday evening for the first time since COVID-19 lockdowns shuttered the building, as the Ottawa Senators played their home opener versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.