Environmental activists want city to adopt green Official Plan
How to continue developing the city’s central area is emerging as the importance of the city’s centre in discussions about the Official Plan that will frame Ottawa’s development until 2046.
Ontario SPCA urges holiday pet adoptions — with care
Maya, one of the adoptable puppies housed by Freedom Dog Rescue
Sports leaders push for world-class aquatics complex in Ottawa
Peter Lawrence is heading a project to develop a new international level facility, the National Aquatic Complex. The project is planned to be in LeBreton flats, 14 acres with two 10 lane, 50 metre pools. It will be capable of hosting International competition in Ottawa.
Critics urge city to speed up plan to eliminate road fatalities
Ottawa City Council will introduce the third and final stage of the Road Safety Action Plan but critics are asking to prioritize focus on zero fatalities.
Survivor organizes fundraiser to beat back leukemia with laughter
Lymphoma is nothing to laugh about, but cancer survivor Darren Bessette decided laughter was the perfect way to start a conversation about blood cancer.
Children with autism get ‘quieter’ moment with Santa
QuickStart Autism, a charity in Ottawa, is helping malls host Sensory Santa’s which are designated quiet times for children with autism.
Ottawa’s anti-racism secretariat to push for more minority representation
The City of Ottawa has a new formalized and funded anti racism secretariat led by Councillor Rawlson King. What are the aims of this unit and what will it accomplish in the city of Ottawa?
Ottawa’s Street Resilience Project is flipping ideas about youth crime prevention on their head
Ottawa’s Street Resilience Project launched in August and is geared toward young men aged 16-29. It takes an alternative, trauma-informed approach to understanding youth gang involvement.
Àbadakone at the National Gallery: ‘Continous Fire’ invites viewers to experience international Indigenous art
Àbadakone, the National Gallery of Canada’s new contemporary Indigenous art exhibition, opened Nov. 8 as the second in a planned series of three shows dedicated to showcasing the creativity of artists from dozens of Indigenous nations around the world.