Ottawa struggling to cope with increase in homeless population during pandemic, say city officials
Community members and advocates are calling for more resources in the ByWard and Lowertown regions after a rise in homelessness raised concerns about safety.
Flag-raising marks Pride Festival milestone at Carleton
The Pride Flag was raised at Carleton to kick off the first institutionally funded Pride Festival
Joyful crowd returns to Canadian Tire Centre for Sens’ home opener against Leafs — and Brady brings bonus
Hockey fans returned to the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday evening for the first time since COVID-19 lockdowns shuttered the building, as the Ottawa Senators played their home opener versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Advocacy groups call on city to make Ottawa safer for trans people
Groups are urging city council to take a stand against hate directed at trans people in Ottawa. So far no reaction of note.
H.E.L.P. on offer: Ottawa charity raises money for those facing mental health struggles
Whether it’s by running, walking, or riding horseback, Ottawans are doing what they can to raise money for mental health.
Gun lobby’s election ‘truth tour’ brought anti-Trudeau campaign to Nepean
When gun control became a central topic of conversation in the dying days of the 2021 election, the Canadian Coalition of Firearm Rights (CCFR) sent its best defender — a suburban grandma wielding a wagon full of pamphlets — across the province to plead its case.
Mother revitalizes abandoned children’s community garden in Orleans
An Orleans mother of one is reviving a children’s community garden in her community.
City of Ottawa’s new recycling regime will shift responsibility to producers to re-use, divert waste
Manufacturers and independent producers will soon be responsible for collecting and recycling blue bin items.
Problem-plagued OC Transpo is teaching me to lower my expectations of public transit
Capital Current’s Tamanna Khan bemoans the breakdowns and delays of Ottawa’s troubled transit system.
LRT off the rails: Advocacy groups demand contract cancellation, comprehensive safety review
Two local advocacy groups are demanding change from Ottawa city council surrounding its handling of the LRT.