Air-quality project discovers no ‘hot spots’ in Ottawa – so far
The Breathe Easy campaign from Ecology Ottawa is a community-level project allowing volunteers to test and track the air quality in Ottawa.
Ottawa’s ambitious energy plan faces potential hurdles, limits to municipal reach
Ottawa’s “Energy Evolution” plan outlines ambitious targets for emission reductions, calling for a 100 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the city by 2050. However, the plan also notes the potential for significant hurdles in meeting that target on time.
Post-secondary students hoping for tuition break as ‘virtual learning’ continues
Post-secondary students all across Ontario have now experienced online schooling and the question still remains, will tuition fees ever be lowered?
COVID-19 risks, safety protocols challenge hospices providing end-of-life care across Ontario
COVID-19’s uprooting across all healthcare practices in Ontario has caused protocols to be reimagined. Challenges to hospice care across the province include restriction on visitors and personal protective equipment barriers for both residents and staff.
From Alaska to Florida: How 14 U.S. voters made their Election Day decisions
From Alaska to Florida, New Hampshire to Texas, read the stories of 14 U.S. voters as they prepared to cast their ballots – and awaited the results of the Nov. 3 election.
New councillor Catherine Kitts joins the fight over future of Cumberland ward
New councillor Catherine Kitts is already in the fray over the future of her Cumberland ward.
Pandemic changing way architects are thinking about Ottawa’s new library
How Architects are designing and building our future communities in the COVID era.
Uncertain days ahead for Americans in Canada as U.S. presidential election result remains unclear
More than a half-million Americans living in Canada — just like U.S. citizens in their home country — are bracing for days or even weeks of uncertainty as the final result of Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election remains unresolved. “I think there is so much at stake,” said Rachel Eugster, co-chair…
Rage rooms and other spaces offer physical, emotional relief in COVID times
An overview of select recreational facilities that offer consumers a safe space to engage in a physical activity while blowing off emotional steam.
Ottawa’s hard-hit tourism sector faces an uncertain future amid pandemic
Tourism spending in Canada is down, leaving Ottawa’s tourism industry in crisis. The city is positioned to lose $1.4 billion in tourism spending in 2020.