Public input helps shape design of Ottawa’s new central library
A detailed description of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada joint facility that is projected to open to the public in 2024. This month concludes the pre-design and development stages of the initiative that has been ongoing throughout the duration of 2019.
Strength in numbers: Ranks of female professors growing in Canada
There is an increasing number of full women professors in universities across Canada, though much still remains to be done to close the gender inequality gap.
Honouring the fallen at the National Military Cemetery
When it comes to marking Remembrance Day, the National Military Cemetery of Canada — located within Beechwood Cemetery – is one of the most sacred locations for Canada’s military community. Since 2001, an annual ceremony has been held at the cemetery to honour fallen veterans. “A lot of the families…
Citizens for Public Justice injects some faith into an Ottawa election forum
As citizens prepare to cast their votes for the Oct. 21 federal election, an advocacy group discusses key issues that Canadians are concerned about.
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.
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…
Advocates say deaf community will see positive ‘domino effect’ from bill C-81
May 29, 2019, was a historic day for the Canadian deaf community. It was the day American Sign Language (ASL), Langue des signes du Québec (LSQ), and Indigenous Sign Language (ISL) were recognized as the primary languages of deaf Canadians. This recognition is part of bill C-81, a broad federal accessibility…