Road warriors: Drivers during power outage experienced accidents, flashing lights, reckless behaviour and lots of traffic jams
Driving through power outages can be both frustrating and educating. Read to find out more about the driving experience during a power outage.
Social media shift: App is gaining in popularity because of the desire to ‘BeReal’
The social media app BeReal is rising up the charts with a promise of spontaneous, candid images.
Cancer and alcohol: Advocates push the need for warning labels to help consumers choose safely
The debate is now on about the efficacy of warning labels about health risks on alcohol products.
After virtual events, Vanier Sugar Festival looks ahead to in-person celebration — and rebuilt shack — next year
As April brought warmer (and muddier) days to Ottawa, it also brought an age-old Canadian tradition that one urban sugar shack has been continuing in the capital for 37 years now: the production of maple syrup.
Couponing can help inflation-weary consumers keep money in their pockets, say discount hunters
Rising prices are posing a real problem for many households, but experienced couponers say that there are ways to save through the many offers made available by sellers.
Up and away: Canadians head to airport as restrictions ease
Canadians are taking to the skies again after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed them to postpone their travel plans over the past two years.
Young people helping to fashion a more sustainable market for secondhand clothing
The secondhand clothing market is booming led by younger people who care about sustainability, affordability, and an independent or unique style.
The battles of Hog’s Back Park: A look into the world of live-action role play
Live-action role play is a way for many people in Ottawa to find community — and a good way to hit their friends with swords.
With a twist: Ottawa group breathes life into local Rubik’s cube community
Despite facing many obstacles this year, Ottawa Cubing is creating a space for Rubik’s cube solvers to meet and connect.
Breaking the fast: Foodies share some favourite Ramadan treats
With the holy month of Ramadan underway, Muslims are following a schedule of fasting, reflection and prayer. With long periods of fasting, sharing and preparing food with friends and family is an important part of the month, say some foodies and small business owners. Ramadan begins on the sighting of a specific crescent moon. After sighting the moon, the next…
Community activists, police unite at kitchen hub to bring food to Toronto’s vulnerable
Kitchen24 alongside other community organizations worked together to combat one of Toronto’s most pressing issues, food insecurity.
Those who drive for a living suffering from pain at the pump while others search for an electric solution
With soaring gas prices some Ottawa residents are struggling to make ends meet, while others are considering getting a new vehicle.