Ottawa’s affordable housing crisis needs more federal help, experts, activists say
Low-income activists are continuing their fight against the federal government as Ottawa’s housing crisis persists.
Where there is smoke: The pros and cons of vaping
First some history For the past decade, e-cigarettes have grown in popularity since they were first introduced in the mid-2000s. As an example of their popularity, the BBC has reported that the number of vapers worldwide rose from seven million in 2011 to 41 million in 2018. The invention of the first e-cigarette dates back to the 1960s. It was…
Ottawa LRT accessibility good –– but could be better, say disability groups
Advocacy groups in Ottawa are saying that while the LRT is good for them, accessibility services could have been much better.
IN THE NEWS: Tuesday, Oct. 1
Happy October! Crisp fall weather is on hold as temperatures reach a high of 23°C in the afternoon with a chance of thundershowers, according to Environment Canada. The low tonight is 12°C. Here’s what is going on in Ottawa currently: OC Transpo fares rise Be prepared to fork out an extra dime on your daily commute this morning – a…
Neighbours help neighbours at the HighJinx antique store
A small brick antique shop located on Kent St. seems to be a magnet for artifacts and oddities from across the city and around the world. It has also attracted something else…
‘We want change!’ Thousands demand action in Ottawa’s climate strike
“We thought we were turning the world around. Now, I’m almost 70 and we haven’t,” Leslie Baird said.
Ottawa transit officials celebrate 1st ever LRT commute
The first Monday commute for the new LRT was a smooth one , city officials said.
Ottawa looking forward to the first workday commute on the new LRT
Ottawa’s long-delayed light rail system is up and running.
Ottawa Police research measures to reduce gun violence
The Ottawa Police Services Board has launched a search for ideas about the best way to prevent gun violence on the city’s streets