Centretown neighbours buy less, share more for planet and community
Buy Nothing groups are attempting to change our society in a bid to lower the impact of consumption on the environment.
Thrifting as gifting: a shift towards more sustainable shopping practices
With the holiday shopping season in full gear, an increasing number of shoppers are turning to thrift and consignment stores instead of traditional stores to find the perfect present.
Building blocks: Carleton hosts LEGO robotics competition
For the first time FIRST LEGO League comes to Ottawa and is hosted at Carleton University
Environmental activists want city to adopt green Official Plan
How to continue developing the city’s central area is emerging as the importance of the city’s centre in discussions about the Official Plan that will frame Ottawa’s development until 2046.
Ottawa-Gatineau leads Canadian cities in tree cover
Ottawa-Gatineau is one of the most treed urban areas in Canada.
Sports leaders push for world-class aquatics complex in Ottawa
Peter Lawrence is heading a project to develop a new international level facility, the National Aquatic Complex. The project is planned to be in LeBreton flats, 14 acres with two 10 lane, 50 metre pools. It will be capable of hosting International competition in Ottawa.
Critics urge city to speed up plan to eliminate road fatalities
Ottawa City Council will introduce the third and final stage of the Road Safety Action Plan but critics are asking to prioritize focus on zero fatalities.
Ottawa’s anti-racism secretariat to push for more minority representation
The City of Ottawa has a new formalized and funded anti racism secretariat led by Councillor Rawlson King. What are the aims of this unit and what will it accomplish in the city of Ottawa?
Kanata residents aren’t sure grass is greener in plans for local golf course
For Kanata Lakes residents there has been one consistent concern for the last year: the threat that a 70-hectare golf course at the heart of their community will be turned into a mix of houses and apartment buildings. Last December, ClubLink, who owns the Kanata Golf Course, said it was…