New ‘OTTAWA’ sign will light up for community tributes
The iconic three-dimensional “OTTAWA” sign in the ByWard Market came down Nov. 18 to be replaced by a new, more durable sign that’s set to be installed by mid-December.
Meandering mice among the pest problems in Ottawa’s federal buildings
Pest problems persist in Ottawa federal government buildings, as workers at L’Esplanade Laurier on O’Connor Street have been encountering mice.
The League of Super Heroes brings holiday joy
The League of Super Heroes is a non-profit cosplay group in Ottawa, Ont. Formed in 2013, their main goal is to put smiles on children’s faces with their tediously realistic comic-book cosplay as well as raising money for children’s charities across the city.
Feminist fair-goers explain what feminism means to them
We asked people at the Feminist Fair why feminism matters to them, and they gave us their answers.
Ottawa hip-hop artist City Fidelia tells story of debut album PainKiller
After releasing his first studio album, Ottawa hip-hop artist City Fidelia shares his insight into the process of making the album and the roots of his music career.
Canal-area businesses wait for answers about expropriation for bridge project
A number of small businesses are being expropriated for future bridge construction in Ottawa. There has been little communication between the businesses, the city and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation making it very difficult for the businesses to plan for their futures.
Ottawa’s Indigenous community demands action on cases of missing, murdered women
The Indigenous community in Ottawa came together to fight for the closed and unresolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
‘Music councillor’ Jeff Leiper calls city council ‘short-sighted’ for underfunding arts programs
Check out what “music councillor” Jeff Leiper had to say about Ottawa’s art programs
Future Rising activists take peaceful path to protesting
Future Rising Ottawa, a youth climate change protest initiative, gathers on Parliament Hill every Friday in a peaceful protest.
New Carlington Bike Park draws crowds from across city
A new mountain biking course at the top of the old Carlington ski hill was flooded with bikers of all ages and abilities at its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 5. The pump track and skills area caters to all levels of mountain biking abilities with three tracks of varying difficulty.