COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked anti-Asian racism in Canada
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a problem within Canadian society – anti-Asian racism. Data indicates violence has increased in the past year.
City kickstarts new bicycle parking plan, hits brakes on bike sharing
The City of Ottawa is moving forward with plans to bolster bicycle parking with a multi-year strategy
Capital Music Awards to highlight resilience of Ottawa’s recording artists
The second Capital Music Awards will take place online on May 7.
COVID consequences: No barks, all financial bites for pet boarding businesses in Ottawa Valley
Pet boarding services in the Ottawa Valley have fewer pets and more difficult decisions to make during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Urban and rural real estate prices soar as COVID shrinks supply and work moves online
“The Canadian dream is still there,” says Pauline Aunger. The Canadian dream to which the Rideau Lakes-area real estate agent is referring is that of owning a cottage — a woodsy, lakeside getaway from the stresses of urban living. But it’s a dream that may be harder to realize this…
Ottawa gets a women and gender equity strategy — now what?
More than two years in the making, the City of Ottawa’s women and gender equity strategy has passed. Now many are wondering what’s next?
A 15-minute neighbourhood initiative no walk in the park for Alta Vista community because of intensification concerns
Talks about how to transform Alta Vista into a “15-minute neighbourhood” have begun among local residents, but efforts to make the community more walkable have been overshadowed by concerns about looming intensification plans that are also part of the vision.
Teenaged Indigenous climate activist part of unique month-long celebration of Indigenous voices at Carleton
Autumn Peltier, the “Water Warrior,” was one of the speakers at a month long celebration of Indigenous culture and communities at Carleton University called Minwàdjiyà-n.
Ottawa vigil for Atlanta shooting victims raises cry against anti-Asian racism
Individuals of all ages gathered despite the wet weather in the Elgin Street park on Sunday, March 28 to pay tribute to the eight victims — six of them Asian women — in the Atlanta shootings of March 16.
Time for a rethink: Springing forward has health effects on Canadians, experts say
Every time we “spring forward” or “fall back” and reset our clocks, how much does losing or gaining an hour of sleep really affect us?