The City of Ottawa’s environmental committee voted in favour of a motion to develop a plan for eliminating single-use plastic in municipal buildings. Councillor Catherine McKenney introduced the motion on Tuesday and it was passed by a unanimous vote. The vote comes almost a week after prime minister Justin Trudeau…
May 29, 2019, was a historic day for the Canadian deaf community. It was the day American Sign Language (ASL), Langue des signes du Québec (LSQ), and Indigenous Sign Language (ISL) were recognized as the primary languages of deaf Canadians. This recognition is part of bill C-81, a broad federal accessibility…
[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”11″ display=”slideshow”]The Italian week festival kicked off at the Ottawa City Hall, celebrating its 45th year on June 6. The grand opening was well attended and started the Italian week off with speeches led by president of the Italian week festival committee, Alessio Monterosso, and the raising of…
A local housing organization is saying that landlords are targeting low-income households including seniors, an act that violates their human rights.
Catherine McKenna held a town hall as a lead to the April 1 introduction of the new federal carbon tax and climate change activists don’t believe her policies are enough.
Mental health apps are on the rise, and more students are beginning to turn towards them to help with their mental illness.
The community is coming to terms with Islamophobia.
The McDonald’s restaurant in the ByWard Market is notorious as the home for fights, disorderly functions, and bizarre incidents.
There is a growing number of female athletes trying out cross-country skiing.
Three days before world autism day, people from across Ontario marched from Barrhaven to parliament hill to request a national autism strategy.