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.
The future of the Prince of Wales Bridge will feature pedestrians, not rail
There is debate amongst Ottawa locals following Jim Watson’s announcement that the Prince of Wales Bridge will not be used as a rail link.
Heated exchange over Liberals’ broken electoral reform pledge highlights climate debate
Liberal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna was criticized for her party’s decision to abandon its 2015 electoral reform pledge during a debate on environmental policies.
Ethnocultural seniors want better resources to combat elder abuse
While Canada’s population is both aging and becoming increasingly multicultural, Ottawa seniors are saying current resources on elder abuse are not enough.