Green advocates welcome focus on sustainability in newest LeBreton Flats plan
The NCC’s most recent plan for the now empty 55-acre lot of LeBreton Flats has a focus on the environment and sustainability with a zero-carbon goal.
Rise in reported hate crimes prompts Ottawa police to revive specialized unit
The Ottawa Police Service has revamped its hate crimes unit due to a recent increase in hate motivated activity in the past year.
Divas and distortion: concert celebrates female-fronted metal bands
Three part-time musicians are hosting a local music event highlighting women-fronted metal and rock bands.
Plans for LGBT Purge monument met with mixed reactions by community
The announcement of a national monument to commemorate decades of government-sponsored discrimination against LGBT people in Canada is receiving mixed reactions by some in the community.
Winterlude Fire and Ice Festival transforms Bank Street on a cold day
The Fire and Ice Festival on Bank Street had more ice than fire this Saturday, with temperatures dropping to -25ºC.
Carvers take up the challenge of turning ice into art at Winterlude
The Annual Winterlude Ice Carving Challenge marks a time of friendly competition for the world’s best ice carvers.
Wet’suwet’en pipeline protests extend across Canada to Ottawa
More than 200 supporters of the Wet’suwet’en nation marched through downtown Ottawa recently.
Hundreds march through downtown Ottawa in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en
People in Ottawa and elsewhere across the country demonstrated against an RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en protesters Thursday.
Poor weather causing delays for outdoor rinks, operator says
This winter has been a nightmare for outdoor rinks in Ottawa, says one rink operator. Now he’s worried the ice won’t be ready for the local winter carnival.
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.
25th Hour: Shooting Higher
The growing popularity of basketball in Ottawa is doing more than just providing a sporting experience. It’s building a more inclusive community.