Picking off the pests: Ottawa braces for return of the spongy moth caterpillar
The spongy moth caterpillar outbreak may continue into 2022. Some Ontarians are starting to protect their trees.
Ottawa restaurants divided on continuing vaccine passport requirement
With vaccine passports now optional, Ottawa restaurants debate whether to keep or ditch vaccine restrictions.
Daycare staff face COVID risk, exhausting routines caring for children too young for vaccination
As children under five can’t get vaccinated yet, day-care staff are exhausted from maintaining safe COVID standards.
The 23rd Day: Police stepping up to end the occupation of Ottawa
After two days of action police have cleared the big rigs and other vehicles of the Convoy occupiers out of downtown along with arresting 170 people.
New scholarship aims to support uOttawa’s Black and Indigenous student athletes
A fund created by two former uOttawa Gee-Gees aims to help Black and Indigenous student athletes who are juggling school, work and sport.
Listening to feedback critical for new Student Mental Health Framework 3.0, Carleton students say
Carleton University’s new mental health framework makes many promises, but are they enough? Carleton students weigh in on what needs to be improved.
The 25th Hour: Fire safety during the festive season
Nathan Wilson was shocked when he heard about the increase in fire-fatalities. Here’s how you can ensure you and your family have a safe, fire-free holiday.
Second year of e-scooter pilot program shows huge increase in popularity of quick-trip devices
The second year of Ottawa’s e-scooter program doubled the number of rides and brought a new focus to safety and accessibility.
Sweet relief: Whitby Christmas Market welcomed by vendors and visitors alike
Vendors were pleased to be back in an in-person Christmas Market in Whitby which offered a chance to tell their stories in person.
Cyclists feel city’s Budget 2022 proposal doesn’t address infrastructure needs
Cyclists weigh in on a lack of focus in developing infrastructure connections in Ottawa’s draft budget for 2022.
On the Rebound: Ottawa Sport Council rolls out return-to-play roadmap, promotes progress on equity, diversity challenges
The Ottawa Sport Council has spent the past year developing programs to help community organizations adapt to the pandemic.
Period partners provide necessities, supplement provincial programming
Period product drives in Ottawa run by grassroots organizations such as Period Packs aim to supplement government programs.