Make way for the first International Film Festival of Ottawa
The International Film Festival of Ottawa is quickly approaching. Here’s everything you need to know.
Housing justice program gives struggling tenants hope
Darin Loewy has been living in the same Rideau Street apartment for 20 years. The last four have been unbearable. The 53-year-old sleeps with the light on because if he turns the lights off he wakes up with cockroaches crawling all over him. The doors have no hinges and the stove has only one fully working element. “I have had…
“RCMP has got go:” Indigenous youth lead protest in support of Wet’suwet’en in downtown Ottawa
Protesters march past Parliament Hill in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. [Photo @ Erica Endemann]
VIA Rail resuming services as Belleville blockade lifted
VIA Rail is expected to fully resume services on Saturday, including out of Union Station in Toronto.[Photo © Justine Ricketts]
Ottawa fashion industry celebrates busiest season of the year
February to March hosts some of Ottawa’s biggest fashion shows. Many are held in support of local charities and are the biggest fundraisers of the year.
Ottawa seniors group proposes inter-generational housing project
Young and old alike could soon be living under the same roof thanks to a new housing proposal in Old Ottawa South.
There be Dragons: The weather smiled on the World Ice Dragon Boat Championships in Ottawa
Canada won gold and universal bragging rights at the World Ice Dragon Boat Championships this past week. A Canadian winter was in full effect with it being -29 on race day.
City of Ottawa to explore participatory budgeting options
Ottawa residents may soon be able to have a direct impact on how some of the city’s budget is spent.
Trees get the chop as construction of Stage 2 of LRT proceeds through Carleton campus
Some Ottawa residents are upset about trees are being cut down in preparation for construction of Stage 2 of LRT. Will the LRT do its part in reducing greenhouses gases in Ottawa?
Ottawa Police hate crime unit investigating egging at Holocaust monument
Following the recent Holocaust Monument vandalism, Ottawa’s Jewish community responds to what some call ‘a new norm’ of anti-semitism.