OC Transpo’s bus route ‘adjustments’ spark backlash from transit advocates
Some bus riders can expect to wait longer, or even change their route, once the recommendations in a new transit commission report come into effect.
Ottawa takes steps to address the housing and homelessness crisis with 10-year work plan
City of Ottawa is taking steps to address the housing and homelessness crisis with new land purchase and updates to 10 year work plan.
Stunning ‘sunset’ park planned for controversial Zibi development on Ottawa River
Plans for a 25-storey residential building on Chaudière Island as part of the Zibi development include a new city park — named Pangishimo after the Algonquin word for sunset — offering a stunning, westward view of the Ottawa River. The City of Ottawa’s planning committee examined a report earlier this…
Hamilton area home prices soar during COVID-19 pandemic
Realtor Stacey Keric believes the effects of the pandemic will have a lasting effect on the market in the city
“It’s been good for us to learn how to adapt:” Religious leaders reflect on the second Holy Week under lockdown
Religious leaders find silver linings and deep meaning as they celebrated holy days during the lockdown.
Local photographer partners with Carleton gallery to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC communities
The Carleton University Art Gallery is conducting its first collaboration with a local photographer to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC individuals.
Post-secondary students hoping for a rebound in the summer job market
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue across Canada and beyond, many students are hoping this will mean the summer job market will be less terrible than it was in 2020. Although the number of students hired this year has rebounded slightly, employment among young people is still far lower than it was…
Sweet success: Next chapter begins in Syrian family’s chocolate business
Peace by Chocolate, a successful Nova Scotian business — built by a Syrian refugee family — is officially expanding this week.
Winnipeg fitness group proves charitable giving is a meaningful exercise
A Winnipeg based fitness class has raised over $5,000 for local charities throughout the pandemic, highlighting the need for donations during a difficult time.