‘It’s going to take a lot of effort’: Fight against vaccine hesitancy ramps up for holidays
Breaking through to convince vaccine hesitant Canadians to get the jab against viruses such as COVID-19 won’t be easy, experts say.
End of government supports will likely push up poverty rates, experts warn
A new Statistics Canada report suggests poverty will likely increase past the 2019 levels as even lower-middle class people struggle with inflation.
Ottawa first responders bring the heat in fundraising event for epilepsy
First responders and more pulled a 12 tonne firetruck 100 feet to raise money for epilepsy Ottawa.
Local Ottawa restaurants struggle to find employees in ‘historic’ labour shortage
Some of Ottawa’s restaurants are having a tough time finding staff due to a labour shortage.
Keep online learning an option, Carleton law professor says
A Carleton University professor said online learning can be convenient for students with work or COVID concerns.
Half of Canadians would get a fourth booster if available while a quarter say they won’t, poll finds
More than half of those surveyed say they would get a fourth boost while about a quarter won’t, poll finds
Two community groups push Ottawa Public Health for mandatory masking and more
Horizon Ottawa and the Disability Justice Network say it’s time to restore mandatory masking and other COVID-19 health measures.
Ontario expands second booster dose to all adults, extends rapid test rollout
Dr. Kieran Moore has announced that all Ontarians 18 and up can now get a second COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.
Up and away: Canadians head to airport as restrictions ease
Canadians are taking to the skies again after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed them to postpone their travel plans over the past two years.
City’s summer music festivals pumped for 2022 comeback: ‘We are part of Ottawa’s social fabric’
The lifting of pandemic restrictions means that Ottawa’s summer music festivals will be back this year and that’s got fans and organizers pumped.