Ottawa council votes to cap property tax hike at three per cent
Ottawa City Council voted Wednesday to cap the property tax increase at three per cent.
Nine councillors challenge Mayor’s picks for council committees
Mayor Jim Watson along with the nominating committee announced their picks for committee and board chairs. Nine councillors contested them.
Expressions of Muslim Women: a decade of empowerment through art
In a time where Muslim women are seen as oppressed, an annual women-only event in Ottawa is empowering these women through different art forms. This year, they celebrated their 10th anniversary.
Watson nominates Diane Deans to head Ottawa Police Services Board
Mayor Jim Watson announced his picks for committee and board chairs. The council will vote on his picks on Wednesday.
Opening of Manitobah Mukluks’ Rideau Centre pop-up store is about more than warm feet
Manitobah Mukluks opened a pop-up shop in Ottawa’s Rideau Centre on Dec. 8. The store does a lot more than sell footwear.
Art therapy and mental illness: Can you paint away the winter blues?
A familiar SAD feeling is blowing into Ottawa with the cold weather, but proponents of art therapy say that art can be a powerful tool to combat mental illness.
Christmas tree buyers in the Byward Market keep it real
It’s the first day of the season to buy a tree in the Byward Market, and it’s cool enough that chunks of snow and ice still hang off the branches of the Balsam and Fraser fir trees lined up along York Street.
Architecture students hope to bring a “spark of energy” to Château Laurier addition
Third-year architecture students at Carleton University will be sharing their visions for the Château Laurier addition at an exhibition on Dec. 8 and 9.
Ottawa council meets Thursday Dec. 13 to consider private pot shops in the capital
In a new report, city staff recommend that Ottawa council should allow the private sale of recreational marijuana.
Boko Bakery’s closing leaves hole in heart of Elgin Street
Boko Bakery closed on Nov. 25, ending 36 years of unique cookies and leaving the lasting legacy of Yoko Sakiyama and her family.