After the tornado, Bruce Pit dog park will never be the same
When tornadoes swept through the Ottawa-Gatineau region in September, one left sections of Bruce Pit and its pet memorial destroyed in its wake.
Food trucks fired up generators and grills to join tornado relief
“If there’s one thing I’ve learned about food truck owners, they care about their communities and wouldn’t miss a chance to be out serving their neighbours after a disaster,” said Toby Vander Steen, founder of Street Food App.
Those bright white streetlights are part of Ottawa’s conversion to LED
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
This bites: Cool weather not slowing hungry ticks in Ottawa
Lyme-carrying black-legged ticks creeping closer to the city than ever before.
[Photo Courtesy of By Scott Bauer, U.S. Department of Agriculture]
Ottawa’s in a pickleball frenzy: The racquet sport keeps on growing
Pickleball “invades your soul” once you start to play. The racquet sport is quickly growing in popularity in Ottawa.
Veterans Week in Ottawa marks 100th anniversary of end of First World War
It will be a busy week as Canada and Ottawa mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
Kristallnacht ceremony to feature music on a violin salvaged from the Holocaust
Members of Ottawa’s Jewish community will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Wednesday with a concert played on a violin saved from the destruction of the Holocaust.
Ottawa’s deaf community calls for official recognition of sign language
Ottawa’s deaf community wants to see sign languages officially recognized by the federal government in a new piece of
legislation aimed at reducing barriers for people with disabilities.
Ottawa health experts applaud as Weight Watchers sheds the ‘weight’
Ottawa health experts weigh-in on the change as part of a trend toward wellness in the health industry.
Birds are good for your mental health, study shows
A study conducted in 100 Ottawa neighourhoods shows birds has a positive influence on residents’ overall satisfaction with living environment.