Thrifting as gifting: a shift towards more sustainable shopping practices
With the holiday shopping season in full gear, an increasing number of shoppers are turning to thrift and consignment stores instead of traditional stores to find the perfect present.
Ottawa woman claims relief from Lyme with bee venom
Those living with Lyme disease face very little options when it comes to treatment. Bee venom therapy is on the rise and could potentially help treat the degenerative disease.
Strength in numbers: Ranks of female professors growing in Canada
There is an increasing number of full women professors in universities across Canada, though much still remains to be done to close the gender inequality gap.
Building blocks: Carleton hosts LEGO robotics competition
For the first time FIRST LEGO League comes to Ottawa and is hosted at Carleton University
Environmental activists want city to adopt green Official Plan
How to continue developing the city’s central area is emerging as the importance of the city’s centre in discussions about the Official Plan that will frame Ottawa’s development until 2046.
Ottawa-Gatineau leads Canadian cities in tree cover
Ottawa-Gatineau is one of the most treed urban areas in Canada.
Dissatisfied Para Transpo riders demand changes to the system
Para Transpo riders are angry over the lack of response from the city to their demands for a more efficient service.
Sports leaders push for world-class aquatics complex in Ottawa
Peter Lawrence is heading a project to develop a new international level facility, the National Aquatic Complex. The project is planned to be in LeBreton flats, 14 acres with two 10 lane, 50 metre pools. It will be capable of hosting International competition in Ottawa.