Ottawa plows through snow removal budget six years in a row
City of Ottawa exceeds snow removal budget year after year; 2019 has already seen record snowfall, will the draft budget address these problems?
City staff, councillors remain skeptical keys to LRT will be handed over March 31
There is a lot of skepticism about RTG’s ability to meet a March 31 deadline for handing over the keys to Light Rail to the City of Ottawa.
Breaking barriers: New Ottawa study aims to empower those battling addictions and homelessness
People experiencing homelessness are facing barriers entering the workforce. A new study aims to find solutions from within the community.
An Amber Alert for dementia sufferers needed, say caregivers
Six in 10 people diagnosed with Dementia will wander at least once.
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.