Hunt Club community presses Ottawa library board for a branch to end ‘systemic discrimination’
The Hunt Club Community Association’s frustration surmounts as OPL board insists they are trying to provide them with equitable library service.
COVID consequences: Ottawa-area animal sanctuaries short staff, funds
Limited funding for sanctuaries during COVID-19 means a lack of access to volunteers and staff, as well as food, medicine and supply shortages.
Carleton grows wings: Pushed by COVID-19, the 21st butterfly show adapted well to life online
A closer look at Carleton University’s 21st annual butterfly show, and how the event transitioned to virtual platforms for the first time.
A new chapter for the Ottawa Public Library during the pandemic
Ottawa Public Library has a role in the Ottawa community and has to continue making changes and improvements to meet the emerging needs of the community.
Ontario students face critical gaps in Holocaust education and awareness
In the wake of a widely shared report on Holocaust awareness in the U.S., there are growing calls for what many have been saying for years: there is a desperate need for comprehensive Holocaust education in schools.
COVID consequences: How pandemic fears — and coronavirus cases — have hit Carleton’s residences
Students living in Carleton University residence this school year manage their expectations as a second COVID-19 case is reported on campus.
Faces of change: Aisha Sherazi, volunteer extraordinaire
Aisha Sherazi has been volunteering in the city of Ottawa for 20 years. However, she’s worried about how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect volunteer opportunities in the city.
Virtual therapy dogs offer ‘pawsitive’ support during pandemic isolation
Therapy dogs are a valuable mental health support, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way this “pawsitive” support is offered. Carleton University and other local institutions are adapting their programs to suit this new virtual format.
COVID consequence: Fraternities, sororities in Ottawa battle ‘party’ image while moving activities online
Greek organizations in Ottawa are forced to change the way they find new members, bond with each other, and hold social events.
‘We trust our students:’ Ottawa universities reopen residences during COVID-19
Dorm living will be different in Ottawa this year as the universities must adhere to public health guidelines to help limit the spread of COVID-19.