Faces of change: Helen Hirsh Spence hopes to energize an aging Ottawa
Capital Current is profiling people who are making a difference in our community in the series Faces of Change.
Ottawa seniors group proposes inter-generational housing project
Young and old alike could soon be living under the same roof thanks to a new housing proposal in Old Ottawa South.
Hungry in the Capital: Food bank use rising in Ottawa
Average income may be rising in Ottawa, but low income households are facing increasing rates of Food Insecurity.
Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.
“The city needs to accommodate us”: Sidewalk snow an annual roadblock for people with mobility issues
Local residents and advocates in Ottawa are highlighting the lack of sidewalk maintenance on behalf of the city, specifically for snow removal.
Ottawa LRT accessibility good –– but could be better, say disability groups
Advocacy groups in Ottawa are saying that while the LRT is good for them, accessibility services could have been much better.
LGBTQ2S project wants to bring students and seniors in Ottawa under the same roof
By connecting mature students with senior citizens, a homesharing pilot project will connect students seeking affordable rooms to rent with seniors living alone.
Seniors struggling to find affordable housing, group says
A local housing organization is saying that landlords are targeting low-income households including seniors, an act that violates their human rights.