Clean energy in the dirty business of mushroom farming
Carleton Mushroom Farms, the last mushroom farm in Ottawa, made the switch to cleaner energy about five years ago. A move the owners has helped save their business.
Shortage of road salt expected to increase snow removal prices for homeowners in Ottawa
Private contractors will likely be forced to jack up snow removal prices this winter because of a shortage of road salt.
Ontario and Quebec can expect a long cold winter, forecast predicts
According to The Weather Network, residents of Central Canada will face a cold, long winter.
Renfrew County citizens protest nuclear waste management facility
Environment and Indigenous groups are concerned about the effect of the new above-ground site planned in Renfrew County.
Group tracking the carbon footprint of Ottawa’s buildings
It’s unknown how much greenhouse gas is produced by Ottawa’s existing buildings, but one organization is preparing to find out.
Those bright white streetlights are part of Ottawa’s conversion to LED
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
Ottawa police shun new gadgets to test for cannabis at roadside stops
Ottawa police will continue using the tried and true SFST and DRE tests when testing for cannabis at roadside stops, rather than the new Drager test.