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.
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba one of 10 recognized as L’Oréal Paris Canadian ‘Women of Worth’
Ottawa’s Gwen Madiba is honoured by L’Oreal, with a Canadian Women of Worth award
Experts cautiously optimistic about Canada’s upcoming greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan
The 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan will be an important step for Canada in achieving its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.
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.
New Ontario legislation for gig workers doesn’t go far enough, critics say
The new legislation introduced by the Ontario government to extend the minimum wage to gig workers receives negative reactions.
Chatham-Kent residents battle to save historic, tree-lined boulevard facing sewer upgrade
Residents in the community of Chatham-Kent in southwestern Ontario are banding together to protect a row of century-old maple trees from being cut down for a sewer upgrade.
Winnipeg scraps adult-business licences as sex workers, anti-trafficking advocates unite — for different reasons
Sex workers and anti-human trafficking advocates urge Winnipeg city council to end licensing of sex work.
Easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Ontario raises concerns for those living with disabilities
People with disabilities are concerned about the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and the impact the moves will have on their health.
The dark side of Instagram: Fake accounts and hacking in the pandemic era
Experts are warning social media users to be hyper-vigilant as hackers continue to disrupt the space.