Experts call for more resources after Mental Health Act service calls jump during COVID-19
The number of service calls under Ontario’s Mental Health Act has jumped during the COVID-19 pandemic.
International students in Canada have mixed feelings about in-person fall term
International students face extra hurdles getting to class in Canada.
Canadians looking for flexibility in choice of work locations, survey finds
Angus Reid survey shows Canadians would prefer flexible work locations when returning from COVID-19 pandemic.
Magical mushrooms: Toadstool artist hides sculptures around Ottawa for followers to find
Olivia Wittenburg’s handmade toadstool art has allowed locals to get outside and enjoy art. The mushrooms are free for followers to take home.
Vaccinated older adults hopeful that end in sight for social isolation
As the Canadian vaccination efforts deliver doses to seniors, many are looking forward to socialization after a year of isolation.
Good trick: Magicians in Ottawa and beyond have learned how to deal with the pandemic
Ottawa-based magicians are transforming their careers during a year of COVID-19.
City’s Paint It Up! program embarks on a ‘totally COVID’ year
Paint It Up! Ottawa is gearing up for its first full-year venture amid COVID-19.
Olympic dreams: Ottawa cyclist has found her ride on the road to the Summer Games in 2024
When Lucy Hempstead was a kid, she drew the Olympic rings on her body as the physical mark of a lifelong dream. Today the 20 year old Ottawa area cyclist has her sights firmly set on racing in the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. But along the way, she recently…
Garden centres geared up for another pandemic planting surge
Garden centres saw a surge this time last year because of the pandemic. Since the Ontario government has declared garden centres will remain open during the stay-at-home order, they are seeing an increase in demand, again.