Barrhaven braces for change sparked by new downtown core
Is the Barrhaven community looking forward to the development of their new ‘downtown.’
Winterlude opens with a fire show and a colourful piece of public art
Fire show and public art kick off Ottawa’s Winterlude festival.
New Canada-Hong Kong activist organization aims to help local groups make their opinions known
Alliance Canada Hong Kong aims to bring Canada- Hong Kong community groups together to fight for democracy.
Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.
Out of the shadows: Ottawa’s drag kings stepping forward
Bright lights flash and the crowd screams for the entertainers who take centre stage in Byward Market’s The 27 Club, ready to perform their practiced lip syncs. Drag King Master Cameron Eric Leon entices the crowed with his high energy performance, causing the crowd to cheer for an encore. Drag King event nights consist of full performance line ups, but…
Ottawa library hasn’t forgotten those who aren’t near new central branch
The Ottawa Public Library is working hard to make sure people across the city can access services.
Rideau Canal Skateway set to celebrate its 50th season with hockey
The Rideau Canal Skateway opens this year for its 50th season with a twist, hockey!
Ottawa declares a housing and homelessness emergency
Ottawa city council declared a housing and homelessness emergency on Wednesday. A vote in city council passed unanimously, with all councillors supporting the motion asking for the housing situation in the city to be deemed an emergency. Earlier in the day on Wednesday, people gathered in the cold outside Ottawa City Hall to pressure councillors to support a motion asking…
Panel discussion explores affordable housing, sustainability, social issues
In a housing panel discussion, the importance of addressing social inequality and the need for more sustainable and affordable housing were explored.
Public input helps shape design of Ottawa’s new central library
A detailed description of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada joint facility that is projected to open to the public in 2024. This month concludes the pre-design and development stages of the initiative that has been ongoing throughout the duration of 2019.