After Ontario college strike averted, students decry the stress of a last-minute deal
Staff and students at Ontario colleges are relieved after a strike was called off in the final hours of negotiation.
Federal affordable internet program welcomed but some worry about those left out
The federal government is set to announce a new affordable high-speed internet for low-income families and seniors, but some students feel left out due to narrow restrictions.
Picking off the pests: Ottawa braces for return of the spongy moth caterpillar
The spongy moth caterpillar outbreak may continue into 2022. Some Ontarians are starting to protect their trees.
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.
Unmasked: Ontario retailers, shoppers warily adjust after indoor mandate ends
Ottawa shoppers adapt to new public health measure as the province lifted indoor mask mandates on March 21.
Climate change may melt the dreams of ski resort operators in Ontario and Quebec, study shows
Ski resorts in Ontario, Quebec and the U.S. northeast are facing a bleak future in the long-term, with studies suggesting that many will no longer be viable by 2080.
Lifting of provincial mask mandate sparking controversy in Ontario schools
The Ontario government’s decision to end masking in schools has caused controversy as school board, parents and students wrestle with the implications of the change.
After 24 months of pandemic restrictions, are Canadians ready to let go of COVID-19 restrictions? A new study suggests they might be
The majority of Canadians support the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in their province.
Rising costs, slow pace of affordable housing development paint a dire picture in Ottawa
Ottawa’s housing crisis continues to escalate as housing prices rise and the impacts of COVID-19 cause dangerous lasting effects on residents.
Pandemic pressures: Food insecurity in Canada worsening as cost of groceries rises
As a result of problems created by the pandemic, many Canadians are struggling to put good food on the table.
Ontario announces new elementary STEM curriculum, adds coding and trades
The Ontario government announced a new science and technology curriculum this week that includes mandatory coding for Grades 1 to 9 and promotes the value of the skilled trades.
Volunteers help ease food insecurity in Alta Vista seniors building but often it’s not enough
Cathy Hamilton, a resident of the Clementine Towers in Alta Vista, started a food pantry in September 2021 to address food insecurity in her building.