Teenaged Indigenous climate activist part of unique month-long celebration of Indigenous voices at Carleton
Autumn Peltier, the “Water Warrior,” was one of the speakers at a month long celebration of Indigenous culture and communities at Carleton University called Minwàdjiyà-n.
Ottawa vigil for Atlanta shooting victims raises cry against anti-Asian racism
Individuals of all ages gathered despite the wet weather in the Elgin Street park on Sunday, March 28 to pay tribute to the eight victims — six of them Asian women — in the Atlanta shootings of March 16.
Chloride levels in Ottawa River rising because of overuse of road salt, Riverkeeper says
As winter comes to an end, the environmental group Ottawa Riverkeeper finds high chloride levels due to road salt in Ottawa waterways leading to the Ottawa River.
Good trick: Magicians in Ottawa and beyond have learned how to deal with the pandemic
Ottawa-based magicians are transforming their careers during a year of COVID-19.
City’s Paint It Up! program embarks on a ‘totally COVID’ year
Paint It Up! Ottawa is gearing up for its first full-year venture amid COVID-19.
Bargain hunting group stretches dollars for charity even during the pandemic
As charities and non-profits in Ottawa continue grappling with an increased need for their services during the pandemic, Boom! Savings! — described by its founder as a “charitable shopping group” – has carried on with its mission to shop for discount items to help meet those needs.
ACORN Ottawa pushes NCC for more affordable housing at LeBreton Flats
Members of ACORN-Ottawa, a group that advocates for affordable housing and social justice, protested outside the Elgin Street headquarters….
Nova Scotia to ban police memorabilia one year after 22 died in mass shooting
Eleven months after the deadly mass shooting in Nova Scotia, legislation has been created to strengthen laws on impersonating police.
Viral video of Queen’s student defying COVID-19 public health travel restrictions sparks online controversy
Queen’s University student posts viral anti-COVID-19 travel restrictions video on Instagram sparking outrage and support.