Campus art exhibit highlights Sexual Assault Awareness Week at Carleton
An art exhibit at Carleton University advocates for sexual assault awareness and support for victims.
Zero-waste basketball day gets campus recycling race started at Carleton
This year, Carleton and uOttawa will compete in the national capital to divert waste from the landfill.
Protesters rally for trans youth as Alberta Premier Danielle Smith visits Ottawa
Hundreds packed Parliament Hill on Monday to protest the arrival of Alberta Premier Danielle Smith in town, after she announced proposed restrictions on transgender youth. Smith was in Ottawa to mark the opening of a provincial office in the city that will be used to make Alberta’s case to the federal government and to participate in at an event near…
City’s approval of Centretown tower prompts community pushback
Some residents say the project is too tall given the single family homes that fill the surrounding neighbourhood.
Celebration of African diaspora aims to ‘spark hope,’ ease housing crisis
Inflation has restaurants struggling to pay the bills as costs rise and consumers watch their wallets
The restaurant industry is struggling with rising costs, narrow profit margins and cost-conscious customers.
Senior’s struggle to get a paper phone bill points to barriers for illiterate Canadians
Telecom companies lack protocols for dealing with illiterate seniors, leaving them vulnerable and exposed to abuse.
Rise in workplace injuries indicates trouble for healthcare workers in Ontario, WSIB data finds
An analysis of data from the Ontario Workplace Safety Insurance Board obtained through a freedom-of-information request indicates trouble for healthcare workplace safety as the number of accepted workplace compensation claims for healthcare workers jumped more than 60 per cent between 2020 and 2022. This is the most significant increase among all occupations that made claims during the same period.
The jig is definitely up: Saint Brigid’s filled with Irish singing and dancing — just wait for St. Patrick’s Day
More than 100 participants enjoyed a Céilí at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, featuring dances, music, and Irish culture.
Skincare business booming but rash of doubtful advice online making experts blush
The skincare industry has boomed over the past decade. In Canada, revenues for the sector are expected to exceed $2 billion U.S.
Housing costs keeping many young adults living with parents
Young people across the country are feeling the pinch of the affordability crisis. While some have found ways around it, many are reshaping their idea of young adulthood due to rising cost pressure.
Expanding services across the city may help ease ByWard Market’s overdose crisis, advocates say
Advocates for local addiction programs have raised concerns that clustered shelters and social services in ByWard Market may pose more harm than good for those living with substance use disorders. Alongside these concerns, they call for the city to spread these facilities more across the municipality to address the current overdose crisis better.