International student crowdfunds for tuition to stay in Canada
Henrique Arkanjo’s friend set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for Arkanjo’s college tuition.
Lowering the bar: Even in the #MeToo age, female servers fear speaking out about harassment
Female bartenders and servers in Ottawa struggle to hold onto jobs in a workplace where excessive drinking and sexual harassment are considered just part of the job. Many bartenders are now demanding change and to hold managers accountable.
On the same page: Ottawa school board seeks the path to reconciliation with Indigenous students
Students and experts say that including more Indigenous literature in classrooms is crucial for reconciliation in schools.
Ottawa experts skeptical of numbers in the Liberals’ poverty reduction report
Ottawa anti-poverty experts are skeptical of the Liberals’ new Opportunity for All report because of 2016 changes to how the federal government measures poverty rates. They said the numbers are not accurate.
Life as an immigrant on the Ottawa police frontline
Gustavo Lima is living his dream as a police constable in Ottawa.
Unaffordable Designs: Why Ottawa transit planning is bad news for affordable housing
Activists and experts warn that housing will become less affordable in Ottawa as Light Rail Stage 2 unfolds unless the city acts.
Cold weather can present unique challenges for electric vehicle drivers
Cold weather can affect the performance of electric vehicles.
Healing the healers: Ottawa agencies helping first responders cope with mental health concerns
The stress faced by first responders can lead to mental health concerns. Meet the groups who are trying to help.
Ottawa Public Health calling for stricter regulations on cannabis edibles to protect children
Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health has concerns that Health Canada’s proposed edible cannabis regulations aren’t enough to protect children.
No more free pollution: It’s carbon tax time in Ontario
Untangling the carbon tax.