Panel discussion explores affordable housing, sustainability, social issues
In a housing panel discussion, the importance of addressing social inequality and the need for more sustainable and affordable housing were explored.
Carleton launches collaborative effort to address disability employment gap
A new national network has been launched to improve employment prospects and other aspects of life for Canadians with disabilities.
Town hall critics rail against Ottawa’s troubled transit system
Concerned citizens criticized the City of Ottawa’s transit system at a recent town hall meeting.
Ottawa’s anti-racism secretariat to push for more minority representation
The City of Ottawa has a new formalized and funded anti racism secretariat led by Councillor Rawlson King. What are the aims of this unit and what will it accomplish in the city of Ottawa?
Diversity in hockey starts with youth and has a long way to go
In light of recent news, the state of hockey culture in Canada has been brought into the spotlight. Youth leagues are grappling with the question: is hockey really for everyone?
“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 groups brace for a tough winter helping the homeless
With winter on the way, several groups across Ottawa are working to help the city’s homeless population.
Feminist fair-goers explain what feminism means to them
We asked people at the Feminist Fair why feminism matters to them, and they gave us their answers.
‘Democratizing’ zero waste: Can waste-free living be for everyone?
From Vancouver to Ottawa, stores like NU Grocery are dispensing a variety of food and cleaning products free of plastic packaging in an effort to cut waste. But some are saying that a zero-waste lifestyle is a privilege not everyone in Ottawa can afford.
“I just want a roof over my head,” says tent city resident
As winter approaches, about a dozen homeless citizens living in a ‘tent’ city’ next to Bayview station are preparing for the challenges awaiting them.