Ottawa transit officials celebrate 1st ever LRT commute
The first Monday commute for the new LRT was a smooth one , city officials said.
Ottawa looking forward to the first workday commute on the new LRT
Ottawa’s long-delayed light rail system is up and running.
Ottawa Police research measures to reduce gun violence
The Ottawa Police Services Board has launched a search for ideas about the best way to prevent gun violence on the city’s streets
Councillors reject plan to block unpopular Château Laurier addition — with regrets
City councillors expressed regret — and one stated bluntly she’d made “a mistake” she couldn’t reverse — as a wildly unpopular design for an addition to the landmark Château Laurier was effectively given final approval last week.
Ottawa police to increase presence in ByWard Market
Ottawa police to increase presence in ByWard Market, Downtown Rideau, and Vanier areas.
Fifth annual diversity celebration welcomes 27 new Canadians
The Ottawa Police Service held their fifth annual diversity celebration on Thursday, including a citizenship ceremony that welcomed 27 new Canadian citizens.
Celebrating Canada Day downtown in photos
Woman excited to be a part of Canada Day celebration at Major’s Hill Park. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] Group dressed as ninjas outside of Parliament Hill gets attention from passing viewers heading to the Hill. [Photo © Juwairiya Kembo] One of the many couples who came together to celebrate…
City to consider a ban on single-use plastic
City council voted unanimously on Wednesday morning to look into banning single-use plastics from municipal programs and facilities. The motion—tabled by Somerset councillor Catherine McKenney—passed at committee last week. However, the city is bound by a vending contract with Coca-Cola. Although the contract ended in 2016, plastic bottles continue to…
Ottawa’s first interfaith safety forum held to address increase in hate crimes
Ottawa Police Service (OPS) held their first forum on interfaith safety on June 18, following several hate-motivated crimes in the city.