Killing coyotes an example of Ottawa’s ‘mismanaged’ wildlife strategy, critics say
Killing coyoyes is not an effective or humane wildlife managment plan.
Environmentalists warn Ontario’s Bill 23 threatens Ottawa’s wetlands and green spaces
The Ontario government’s newly passed Bill 23 is sparking unrest among Ottawa’s environmentalists as the legislation, intended to speed up housing projects, poses risks to the city’s green spaces.
The Ottawa Shoebox Project struggles to provide for homeless women this season
The Ottawa Shoebox Project sends shoeboxes filled with gifts to homeless women and women at risks of homelessness during holiday seasons.
The Rideau River is feeding one Syrian family’s Canadian dream
Omar Masri and his family are six of 1.3 million immigrants who came to Canada between 2016 and 2021. Now, they’re working to make a life in their new home.
New for you: Conservators bring passion, know-how to preserving history’s treasures
Two local Ottawa business are making what’s old, new again and preserving history and memories, one piece at a time.
Byward Market plaque honours ‘remarkable life’ of Mother Marie
Plaque in Byward market honours life of a remarkable francophone woman, Jeanne Lydia Branda, known as Mother Marie who founded the Joan of Arc Institute, a Catholic order with a focus on providing social support and quality education for young women.
Experts raise alarm about overuse — and overdoses — of melatonin sleep aid for kids
Melatonin use has increased five-fold over the last decade. Experts warn overdoses among pediatric patients could be deadly.
Groups challenge federal import ban on rescue dogs as anti-rabies measure
The Canadian Food Inspection Agenc declared a ban on commercial dog imports into Canada on Sept. 28 2022 to prevent the spread of rabies. Animal rescue groups are challenging the ban.
Warm weather, veterans’ tribute mark Army Run’s in-person return
For the first time in two years, the 15th Canada Army Run returned in person this past month to Ottawa’s downtown. Participants enjoyed a new route that spanned the centre of the city, starting on Laurier Avenue near Ottawa City Hall and ending at the National War Memorial. Thousands of competitors ran, walked or rolled past some of Ottawa’s most…
Study by uOttawa professor helps explain Earth’s slow recovery from ancient mass extinction and offers warning for today
Earth couldn’t get back to a normal state of self-regulation because ,of extinction of certain microorganisms potentially explaining why it took so long for life to return to the planet.
In Focus: Tour highlights commuter rail’s impact on Hintonburg — past and present
A recent walking tour of the Hintonburg neighbourhood explored the historical impacts of public transit, past and present.
In Focus: A ground-breaking Eastern Ontario brewery has solar beer on tap
Welcome to Arbru, where beer is made using the power of the sun.