Tracking COVID-19: Nov. 30
The federal government is promising a $100 billion stimulus investment, from three to four per cent of GDP, that will run for three years after the end of the pandemic, the finance minister announced Monday afternoon as she delivered her first economic update in the House of Commons. More highlights:…
City’s decision to raise bus, LRT fares ‘penalizing people who need transit,’ say opponents
Transit commission hears vocal opposition to OC Transpo fare increase from community members and commissioners.
Ontario moves to make daylight savings the only time — eventually
A brief look at Ontario’s new Bill 214, passed Nov. 25, seeking to permanently make daylight saving time the standard for the province.
Ottawa’s 2020 Brian Kilrea Award winner is so much more than a football coach
The story of Jean-Sorphia Guillaume goes beyond the football field and into the community where he has helped many succeed in football, but more importantly in life.
Faces of change: Rev. Anthony Bailey hard at work for social justice
Parkdale United Church Reverend Anthony Bailey has been awarded the Order of Ottawa for his exceptional contributions to the Ottawa community.
City council denies motion to protect 120 affordable housing units during Stage 3 LRT construction
City Council voted against a motion calling for the re-consideration of Stage 3 LRT planning to protect the Manor Village community.
Etches says she sees ‘the light at the end of the tunnel’ as COVID cases in Ottawa drop
Ottawa’s COVID-19 case count is declining but that’s no reason to let up on protocols, Dr. Vera Etches says.
Council calls for Chiarelli’s resignation after damning report details harassment allegations
Ottawa city council has demanded the resignation of Rick Chiarelli after the second of report by the integrity commissioner detailed alleged acts of sexual harassment committed by the College ward councillor in his City Hall office. The year-long investigation into five claims of sexual harassment of female staff by Chiarelli…
As COVID-19 drags on, traffic collisions are way down but dangerous driving may be up
Business closures and working from home during COVID-19 has reduced traffic across Ontario. How is this impacting road safety for Canadians?
Faces of change: Nathalie Maione uses furniture to fight for inclusion
Nathalie Maione’s charity Helping With Furniture furnishes the homes of international and domestic immigrants in Ottawa. They go far beyond furniture in their fight for inclusion.