Skaters hopeful early opening means longer season for Rideau Canal Skateway
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s might be making for good skating conditions on the Rideau Canal.
Process asking Canadians to inspire Ottawa’s new library design
The process begins to ask Canadians about the new central library.
Distracted driving still a concern despite new penalties, Ottawa Police say
One hundred and twenty tickets were issues as of Jan. 20, and police say they are doubtful they will see a decline over the rest of the year.
Affordable housing sees a $15 million surprise in Ottawa budget plan
The draft budget contains a $15 million investment in affordable housing.
Transit challenge launches amid Ottawa-wide anger over unreliable bus service
OC Transpo data shows that Ottawa’s suburbs are served by some of the bus routes most likely to be late.
Winter road watch in Ottawa: Five wards lead the way in number of collisions
An analysis of Ottawa collision data shows the city’s most hazardous winter driving spots. The data shows trips through some wards in winter are riskier than others.
Teeming with teens: Ottawa parents petition for new high school in Riverside South
The community of Riverside South is advocating for a new high school in the area, as a lack of school space is forcing students into long commutes.
Ottawa’s first winter cycling map shows many bike lanes face difficult conditions
Ottawa’s winter cycling community says Bike Ottawa’s new interactive map highlights gaps in the City’s winter bike path maintenance.
Carleton University to hire 10 new Indigenous faculty members
Carleton University plans to hire 10 new Indigenous instructors over the next two years, to strengthen its relationship with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities.
Alta Vista leads record-breaking year for coyote sightings
Coyote sightings for 2018 hit a record-breaking number with Alta Vista alone almost quadrupling its 2017 count.
NCC starts study into impact of global warming on world’s longest skating rink
Ottawa’s Rideau Canal Skateway is the focus of a new research study on how climate change is affecting it.
Clean energy in the dirty business of mushroom farming
Carleton Mushroom Farms, the last mushroom farm in Ottawa, made the switch to cleaner energy about five years ago. A move the owners has helped save their business.