Those bright white streetlights are part of Ottawa’s conversion to LED
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
Wildlife in Canada disappearing at accelerating rate, report suggests
According to the report, populations of snakes, turtles, frogs and salamanders in these two provinces have declined 16 per cent. The study says this data is subject to variance based on a limited sample size.
Birds are good for your mental health, study shows
A study conducted in 100 Ottawa neighourhoods shows birds has a positive influence on residents’ overall satisfaction with living environment.
Anthropocene reveals impact of humanity on planet in National Gallery exhibition
The National Gallery of Canada is hosting a major exhibition of photography, film and augmented reality that documents the impact of humanity on the Earth. It’s called Anthropocene.
Waste not, want not in blue bins placed in Ottawa parks
For the second year in a row, the city is testing ways to improve recycling in its parks.
Gatineau residents displaced by twister deal with new normal
Ten days after a devastating tornado forced him from his home, Marc Racette says he is still busy trying to get his life back to normal.
Researchers worry beekeeping may negatively impact native bee populations
Little is known overall about native bee population levels and distribution in Canada.
City of Ottawa arranges task force in case of spring flooding
By Rielly Riggs | The City of Ottawa has partnered with local organizations to create a task force, which is designed to help residents if they experience flooding this spring.