Ottawa Public Health warns residents about West Nile virus after mosquito tests positive
As the City of Ottawa announces the first case of the West Nile virus in mosquitoes, experts weigh in about potential links to COVID-19.
We Stand With Trees portrait project aims to protect 600 trees threatened by new Civic hospital campus
As plans for the new Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital proceed, people are trying to protect the existing trees on the site from being cut down.
Climate protestors in Ottawa demand stricter action to curb emissions, carry message to Prime Minister’s Office
Fridays for Future organized a global strike demanding climate action. Hundreds in Ottawa gathered at Confederation Park to show their support
Climate change and biodiversity need to be tackled in tandem to effect real change, experts say
A recently released report brings together two of the most daunting environmental challenges — climate change and biodiversity loss.
Talking trash: Ottawa looking for feedback on curbside garbage collection in online survey
The survey asks for input on three curbside trash options: partial pay-as-you-throw, reduced item limits and clear garbage bags.
Pushing the boundaries: City planners need to consider how to make the suburbs sustainable, experts say
Responding to the demand in population growth, cities are expanding outwardly, often at the cost of higher carbon emissions and a loss of biodiversity.
B.C. fires continue to burn, putting local ranchers at risk of losing property, animals and livelihoods
Although many communities have adjusted to the reality of living with wildfires during the summer months, for those who own cattle, horses, ranches and property along the fire’s path, these times are incredibly stressful and threaten their livelihood.
City developing new climate strategy but some say it’s just a start
The city of Ottawa is preparing a new strategy to combat climate change at the community level.
Activists urging Canada to shut the door on trade in elephant ivory
Elephant activists call for ban on the elephant ivory trade in Canada