Ottawa plows through snow removal budget six years in a row
City of Ottawa exceeds snow removal budget year after year; 2019 has already seen record snowfall, will the draft budget address these problems?
Skaters hopeful early opening means longer season for Rideau Canal Skateway
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s might be making for good skating conditions on the Rideau Canal.
Alta Vista leads record-breaking year for coyote sightings
Coyote sightings for 2018 hit a record-breaking number with Alta Vista alone almost quadrupling its 2017 count.
NCC starts study into impact of global warming on world’s longest skating rink
Ottawa’s Rideau Canal Skateway is the focus of a new research study on how climate change is affecting it.
Shortage of road salt expected to increase snow removal prices for homeowners in Ottawa
Private contractors will likely be forced to jack up snow removal prices this winter because of a shortage of road salt.
Ontario and Quebec can expect a long cold winter, forecast predicts
According to The Weather Network, residents of Central Canada will face a cold, long winter.
Toss it: Romaine lettuce contaminated by E. coli, health agency warns
The Public Health Agency is warning Canadians to throw out and not consume products containing Romaine lettuce.
Ottawa couple including food waste concerns on tour of Hintonburg
The creators of the Food waste: how do you tr(eat) your food? tour, Michael Melvill and Sarah Chelchowski, have set out to underline the overwhelming amount of food being tossed in the garbage when it could be composted or redirected to other members of the community.