Study underlines that air pollution a leading cause of premature death worldwide
While Ottawa air quality is considered low risk, a new study shows that long term exposure to air pollution is a major health threat worldwide.
Rolling up the rim cups poses dilemma for popular Tim Hortons contest in a time of COVID-19
After 35 years of rolling up a paper rim, Tim Hortons has rolled out a digital model for this year’s contest. In light of COVID-19 concerns, the chain has scrapped Roll Up the Rim paper cups and is declining to fill reusable mugs.
Ottawa fashion industry celebrates busiest season of the year
February to March hosts some of Ottawa’s biggest fashion shows. Many are held in support of local charities and are the biggest fundraisers of the year.
Local Ottawa entrepreneur thrives with new fast fashion company
Angela Dargham’s local fast fashion company from Ottawa, Rosaii, continues to rise in success after only one year of being in the business.
Period Packs: New Ottawa organization gives free menstrual products to community members in need
While menstrual products are a necessity, there are some people that cannot afford them. In Ottawa, a new organization is trying to put an end to this problem.
The shelves in Ottawa have a limited selection of cannabis edibles
People in Ottawa are interested in edibles but with only a few weeks in to them being available in stores, and the shelves are almost always bare.
Ottawa’s pedestrian safety needs to be more ambitious, say critics
City council recently approved a five-year Road Safety Action Plan. Ottawa pedestrians can look forward to new safeguards.
Barrhaven braces for change sparked by new downtown core
Is the Barrhaven community looking forward to the development of their new ‘downtown.’
Winterlude opens with a fire show and a colourful piece of public art
Fire show and public art kick off Ottawa’s Winterlude festival.
Face time the old way: New Ottawa dating app promotes real life interaction
To avoid swiping and long texting cycles, this new app plans dates for people who have never spoken to each other.