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…
Community discussion on Canada-U.S. ‘immigration debate’ ahead of federal election
Aditya Rao and Karen Cocq host understanding the immigration debate at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Cycling for solar: Carleton student, alumnus biking across Canada for charity
A Carleton University grad and a current student are planning to cycle across Canada to raise money for a solar energy-focused charity.
LGBTQ2S project wants to bring students and seniors in Ottawa under the same roof
By connecting mature students with senior citizens, a homesharing pilot project will connect students seeking affordable rooms to rent with seniors living alone.
Students turning to mental health apps as therapeutic tools
Mental health apps are on the rise, and more students are beginning to turn towards them to help with their mental illness.
A Capital Current special report: Indigenous justice
Carleton journalism students examine the impact of the 20 year old Gladue decision on the treatment of Indigenous Peoples in the justice system.
No more free pollution: It’s carbon tax time in Ontario
Untangling the carbon tax.