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Category: Community

Business

Lookahead ’21: Carp corridor wants to tap into city’s water supply and spur more business on urban edge

The Carp corridor is thirsty for city water. The City of Ottawa has yet to extend the service to the stretch of road between Stittsville and Carp that’s home to Ottawa’s largest light industry park. Roddy Bolivar is the executive director of the area’s business improvement group and wants municipal water pipes in the corridor starting this year. “Municipal water…

Community

Faces of change: Farhia Ahmed calls for a restructuring of the criminal justice system

Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: When Farhia Ahmed first heard about the death of Abdirahman Abdi, a man from Ottawa’s Somali community who died after an altercation with Ottawa police officers in July 2016, she joined the community in mourning.  Mourning quickly turned to outrage as…