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.
International student crowdfunds for tuition to stay in Canada
Henrique Arkanjo’s friend set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for Arkanjo’s college tuition.
Ottawa facing full-blown “cat crisis,” warn animal welfare advocates
Ottawa is in the grips of a “Cat Crisis,” which local animal welfare advocates say is only going to get worse this spring with annual Kitten Season.
On the same page: Ottawa school board seeks the path to reconciliation with Indigenous students
Students and experts say that including more Indigenous literature in classrooms is crucial for reconciliation in schools.
Scrappy meal: Notorious Rideau Street McDonald’s ends 24-hour opening
The McDonald’s restaurant in the ByWard Market is notorious as the home for fights, disorderly functions, and bizarre incidents.
Ottawa experts skeptical of numbers in the Liberals’ poverty reduction report
Ottawa anti-poverty experts are skeptical of the Liberals’ new Opportunity for All report because of 2016 changes to how the federal government measures poverty rates. They said the numbers are not accurate.
Ottawa march on Parliament reminded public of need for national autism strategy
Three days before world autism day, people from across Ontario marched from Barrhaven to parliament hill to request a national autism strategy.
Building bridges: Indigenous traditions revived through maple syrup production
Indigenous peoples are reconnecting to the traditions of maple syrup production and collaborating with other producers.
Build new or renovate old: Ottawa housing advocates debate how to spend extra $15M from city
Affordable housing advocates discuss a pleasant problem: What to do with some extra funding for housing in Ottawa.
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to protect traditional knowledge in the digital age
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to prevent the appropriation of traditional knowledge and culture.