To market, to market: Ottawa farmers navigate business challenges of winter
Local farmers in Ottawa face a unique set of business challenges during the long and harsh winter.
Ottawa’s unpredictable winters force the Rideau Canal Skateway to acclimate
The Rideau Canal’s trend of later openings and shorter seasons is changing how the NCC is operating the Skateway.
Panel discussion explores affordable housing, sustainability, social issues
In a housing panel discussion, the importance of addressing social inequality and the need for more sustainable and affordable housing were explored.
Glebe’s Community Centre’s carbon-reduction project hailed as example to others
The historic Glebe’s community centre is nearing the finish line of a project that the community hopes will reduce the building’s carbon footprint by half.
Ecology Ottawa urges better access to Blair Station
Ecology Ottawa held a public meeting in the community of Pineview to discuss their recommendations for improving access to Blair Station.
Thrifting as gifting: a shift towards more sustainable shopping practices
With the holiday shopping season in full gear, an increasing number of shoppers are turning to thrift and consignment stores instead of traditional stores to find the perfect present.
Ottawa woman claims relief from Lyme with bee venom
Those living with Lyme disease face very little options when it comes to treatment. Bee venom therapy is on the rise and could potentially help treat the degenerative disease.
Environmental activists want city to adopt green Official Plan
How to continue developing the city’s central area is emerging as the importance of the city’s centre in discussions about the Official Plan that will frame Ottawa’s development until 2046.
Ottawa-Gatineau leads Canadian cities in tree cover
Ottawa-Gatineau is one of the most treed urban areas in Canada.