History society ‘tour guide’ explores how street art enlivens city neighbourhoods
Street art and graffiti were the focus of a presentation by the president of the Historical Society of Ottawa
October conference organizers tout all-hands-on-deck practical approach to fight systemic racism in Canada
At La Passerelle-I.D.E.’s launch of the Résolutions 2023 conference, attendees and committee members said they hope it will lead to conversations and solutions to racism within the francophone community.
Planned cuts to transit alarm Ottawa coalition warning of further erosion of public system
Cuts to OC Transpo’s capital budget threatens to erode public transit further, critics say.
City Council set to consider 2023 OC Transpo budget with $39M provincial funding ‘hole’
Since the start of a new year with a new mayor and council, the City of Ottawa has been building its annual budget amid various controversies including OC Transpo’s controversial draft budget for 2023. The draft details plans to freeze bus fares, hire 360 new operators and launch O-Train Lines 2 and 4, among other things. It projects an overall…
Decriminalization, more funding key to saving lives, say drug reform advocates
Decriminalization is a good first step, but advocates and experts say bigger leaps must be taken to address the overdose crisis.
After season of stumbles, ‘youthful’ Ravens back to No. 1 as playoffs begin
The Carleton men’s basketball team holds a dynasty that no other team in USports or NCAA has ever seen. With almost half of the roster being rookies, will the team still be able to prove their dominance in the sport?
Ottawa Turkish community grateful for donations to earthquake survivors
Ottawa’s Turkish community is collecting essential items for earthquake survivors with hundreds of contributions from across the city.
With Wellington set to reopen to traffic, Ecology Ottawa touts car-free, cyclist-friendly vision
Several groups are pushing to have the section of Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill remain closed to vehicle traffic.
On thin ice: The Rideau Canal Skateway season melting away
A worrying trend of warmer winter weather could mean the end of one of Ottawa’s most beloved yearly traditions — skating on the Rideau Canal.
Two drinks a week? Not realistic for many but some welcome a rethink about booze
New alcohol consumption recommendations warn Canadians of higher health risks after only two drinks a week.
A view from the Arctic: Indigenous film festival opens a window on northern culture
The seventh Unikkaatuarniq: Snowscreen hosted by the Asinabka Film Festival returned to in-person screenings with Winterlude for the first time in three years.
Lots secured for greenery as building boom pushes city’s parkland fund above $40M
The City of Ottawa’s parkland fund is helping neighbourhoods find new greenspace.