Hungry in the Capital: Food bank use rising in Ottawa
Average income may be rising in Ottawa, but low income households are facing increasing rates of Food Insecurity.
IN THE NEWS: Monday, Feb. 10
Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of -4°C today and a low of -14°C tonight with a risk of freezing drizzle late in the morning and in the afternoon. Here are the headlines for this morning: Quarantined Ottawa man keeping spirits up in Trenton Kai Huang and his…
IN THE NEWS: Friday, Feb. 7
Good Morning, Ottawa! You can expect a high of -5.3°C, and a low of -14.5°C with a snowfall warning, according to Environment Canada. Here are the headlines for today: 62 people in Ontario tested for coronavirus As of Wednesday morning, 62 people are under investigation for possible infection of coronavirus…
Poor weather causing delays for outdoor rinks, operator says
This winter has been a nightmare for outdoor rinks in Ottawa, says one rink operator. Now he’s worried the ice won’t be ready for the local winter carnival.
‘Fixer-upper’ sells for $76K over asking: Welcome to Ottawa’s new normal, say real estate agents
With more people looking to buy than houses available, real estate prices in Ottawa are rising and experts say they won’t slow down in the new year.
Ottawa’s pedestrian safety needs to be more ambitious, say critics
City council recently approved a five-year Road Safety Action Plan. Ottawa pedestrians can look forward to new safeguards.
The Salvation Army shelter debate enters new phase
Concerned residents challenge the city’s plans for a 350-bed men’s only homeless shelter in Vanier before a provincial tribunal this month.
Winterlude opens with a fire show and a colourful piece of public art
Fire show and public art kick off Ottawa’s Winterlude festival.
New Canada-Hong Kong activist organization aims to help local groups make their opinions known
Alliance Canada Hong Kong aims to bring Canada- Hong Kong community groups together to fight for democracy.
Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.