Ottawa’s new short-term rental managers could be shut down under new rules
Short-term rentals like Airbnb are being blamed for ramping up Ottawa’s housing crisis. Can the capital learn from other Canadian cities on how to regulate homestay services?
A crafter’s life: As winter sets in, Amanda Carrigan picks up her knitting needles
In a world mostly concerned with getting product to market quickly, there are some who still take the time to create something by hand. Spinners, knitters and textile crafters continue to create beautiful and unique mittens, scarves and sweaters for sale. Most crafters begin as a hobbyist before developing it…
‘Democratizing’ zero waste: Can waste-free living be for everyone?
From Vancouver to Ottawa, stores like NU Grocery are dispensing a variety of food and cleaning products free of plastic packaging in an effort to cut waste. But some are saying that a zero-waste lifestyle is a privilege not everyone in Ottawa can afford.
Powered down: More charging stations needed in Ottawa for electric vehicles, group told
The Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa gather for their monthly meeting to discuss developments in electric vehicles.
Humane Canada calls on parties to create animal welfare department
Humane Canada is calling upon the parties to commit to the creation of an animal welfare ministry within their
Catching up on a year of legal cannabis in the capital
With the one year anniversary of cannabis legalization, here is an in-depth look at how the cannabis industry has grown, and notable trends surrounding its trade.
Rolling on: Future of skateboarding is building in a Vanier parking lot
Learn to Skate in Vanier is a program to teach kids the fundamentals for skateboarding in a parking lot in Vanier.
Ottawa rescue groups helping dogs displaced by hurricane in Bahamas
Dog rescue groups across Ontario are banding together to help the dogs displaced by Hurricane Dorian