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.
The Ottawa Paw Pantry adjusts to keep helping low-income families feed their pets
Ottawa Paw Pantry provides pet food to low-income families. Operations have been rethought because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Focus: Loosened COVID rules complicate return to campus for wary students
Carleton University students return to campus and try to manage the lack of COVID-19 policies as they return to “normal life.”
After pandemic pause from in-person event, Glebe Fine Art Show makes colourful return
For more than two years, many artists in the Ottawa Valley patiently waited to exhibit their creations to the public once again. When the 15th edition of the Glebe Fine Art Show returned for an in-person event this year, 34 local artists were finally provided a space to do so. Abstract and realistic scenes of daily Canadian life, landscapes, and images…
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
It’s back: Federal government reinstates mandatory random COVID-19 testing Canadian airports
The federal government will start random testing at four airports starting July 19.
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.