Veterans Week in Ottawa marks 100th anniversary of end of First World War
It will be a busy week as Canada and Ottawa mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
Kristallnacht ceremony to feature music on a violin salvaged from the Holocaust
Members of Ottawa’s Jewish community will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Wednesday with a concert played on a violin saved from the destruction of the Holocaust.
Ottawa’s deaf community calls for official recognition of sign language
Ottawa’s deaf community wants to see sign languages officially recognized by the federal government in a new piece of
legislation aimed at reducing barriers for people with disabilities.
Wildlife in Canada disappearing at accelerating rate, report suggests
According to the report, populations of snakes, turtles, frogs and salamanders in these two provinces have declined 16 per cent. The study says this data is subject to variance based on a limited sample size.
Carleton campus latest to be targeted by racist posters
Posters reading “It’s okay to be white” have been found throughout the city, including Carleton University campus.
Former Ottawa YMCA-YWCA director pleads guilty to fraud
Police say all money has been repaid after a former director of the National Capital Region YMCA-YW
Birds are good for your mental health, study shows
A study conducted in 100 Ottawa neighourhoods shows birds has a positive influence on residents’ overall satisfaction with living environment.
Supreme Court should explain why it refuses to hear cases, critics say
Should the Supreme Court of Canada be more open about why it refuses to hear cases?
Becoming a bee city could be a sweet deal for Ottawa
City staff are looking into what it would take for Ottawa to become a bee-friendly city.
City holding cannabis information nights for parents
The City of Ottawa is offering information sessions on cannabis use this week.
Cannabis can impair driving five hours after consumption: study
A new study suggests that people shouldn’t drive after consuming cannabis for six hours.