Most Ontarians pessimistic Ford government can fix health care, lower cost of living, poll shows
At least two-thirds of people in Ontario are pessimistic four more years of Ford will improve health care, cost of living following record low voter turnout.
Ottawa protestors condemn U.S. abortion decision and note concerns about access to the procedure in Canada
Protestors gathered in downtown Ottawa on Friday afternoon denouncing the U.S. Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Winnipeg motion to dismantle bus shelters illustrates need for safe consumption sites, say activists
WINNIPEG — Winnipeg City Council is set to hear a motion Thursday to dismantle bus shelters along a major east-end street after the proposal was jilted at the city’s Executive Policy Committee meeting last week. The idea is being pushed by Transcona Coun. Shawn Nason, who recommended the removal of glass, doors, and benches at two bus shelters on Regent…
Cancer and alcohol: Advocates push the need for warning labels to help consumers choose safely
The debate is now on about the efficacy of warning labels about health risks on alcohol products.
UOttawa’s Asya Bartley selected for U Sports female apprentice coach program
Asya Bartley, of uOttawa, has been selected for the U Sports female apprentice coach program.
Ottawa’s e-scooter program returns despite opposition from disability advocates over sidewalk hazards
As the e-scooter pilot program heads into its third summer, accessibility issues persist despite approval from City Council
Fighting Islamophobia: Ottawa Centre MPP says it’s time for non-Muslims to step up
Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden says non-Muslims need to ramp up the effort to end Islamophobia.
Community activists, police unite at kitchen hub to bring food to Toronto’s vulnerable
Kitchen24 alongside other community organizations worked together to combat one of Toronto’s most pressing issues, food insecurity.
Push is on to ‘rewild’ Ottawa and promote native plants, greenspace protection
Ecology Ottawa is pushing the City of Ottawa to consider a program of ‘rewilding’ the urban environment.
Citing tenants’ rights and low-cost housing crisis, ACORN appeals city approval of Herongate redevelopment
ACORN is appealing Ottawa city council’s approval of redevelopment in Herongate Village.