Ottawa group builds community through music in time of COVID-19
As people around the world move indoors to stop the spread of COVID-19, Ottawa’s musicians are continuing to keep the city’s music alive online.
Open or shut? COVID crisis forces tough choices for Ottawa restaurants
Ottawa restaurants deal with COVID-19 and pressures to close due to pandemic.
Hunting, gathering and sharing: Ottawa community helping ensure access to food during COVID-19 crisis
During the COVID-19 pandemic Ottawa’s community is helping the Ottawa Food Bank support a higher demand of families. Good samaritans are also helping families who are not resorting to the food bank.
Planking the COVID-19 curve with online yoga classes
Innergy Corporate Yoga is using the online conferencing platform Zoom to stream live classes to clients.
Ottawa Muslim community braces for Ramadan under quarantine
Ottawa Muslims are anticipating a Ramadan without many of the community aspects of the spiritual month.
Gas prices in Ottawa at historic lows but expert warns it likely won’t last
Gas prices in Ottawa are at their lowest in more than a decade but it won’t help much for those who aren’t driving because of the pandemic.
Food banks in Ottawa face unprecedented challenges
Food banks in Ottawa overcome exceptional challenges to meet exceptional needs.
They came, they SAW and they are conquering: Gallery renovations have changed artist-run organization
Ottawa’s SAW Gallery and Club SAW underwent a major renovation and expansion and are experiencing the benefits in programming, audience and artist development.
Investing in Vanier: Montreal Road gets a $50 million makeover
Construction continues on Montreal Road as hydro lines are buried. The road is now being prepared for a new sewage and water main system.
Study underlines that air pollution a leading cause of premature death worldwide
While Ottawa air quality is considered low risk, a new study shows that long term exposure to air pollution is a major health threat worldwide.