International students frustrated, struggling after Carleton hikes tuition fees by eight per cent
International students are suffering under the burden of high tuition fees and other costs.
As poppy campaign marks 100 years in Canada, Ottawa philanthropist remembered for pioneering veterans’ aid
The annual poppy campaign owes much to a caring and committed Ottawa philanthropist, Lillian Bilsky Freiman.
War museum enhances content on Remembrance Day virtual resource to share ‘stories we weren’t telling’
The Canadian War Museum has added new content, including stories of diverse perspectives in Canadian history, to their Remembrance Day online resource.
Student representatives ‘disappointed’ by committee report sparked by professor’s use of N-word
The University of Ottawa Students’ Union says a report by the university’s Committee on Academic Freedom was wrong to endorse academic freedom in an incident involving a professor’s use of the N-word during a class discussion.
Students struggle to find an affordable place to live as costs of accommodation soar
As rent prices in Ottawa soar, students are left with few options but to pay the hefty costs of life in the capital of Canada.
Self-defence classes and dog spray can create ‘false sense of security’ in vulnerable people, experts say
Self defence tools and classes can make women feel safer than they really are.
Tagwàgi Festival a first event for new Indigenous cultural attraction in Ottawa
The 2021 Tagwagi Festival at Mādahòkì Farm brought dozens of individuals and families alike together to enjoy some autumn indigenous traditions. Attractions included Ojibwe Spirit Horses, a reconciliation rock station, local artisans and a traditional pow wow dance.
With police seen as a threat by some racialized groups, Ottawa’s force is working on reforms
Racialized Canadians and police officers have an increasingly complex relationship. It seems as though those who should be a source of protection are considered to be dangerous.
CatVideoFest pulls in feline fans for rescue fundraiser
The ByTowne Cinema partnered with Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue for CatVideoFest 2021, drawing in Ottawa cat lovers and raising proceeds for local rescue shelters.
Thousands of low-income and racialized youth face barriers accessing minor hockey even as participation falls in Canada
Canadian participation in youth hockey is diminishing and lack of accessibility to low-income communities could be a critical factor in the decline.