Migrants, refugees call on the federal government for meaningful immigration reform allowing access to permanent residency
Hundreds of protesters marched in Ottawa on Sunday calling for change in the way Canada treats migrants.
A new generation leads protests for Palestine in Ottawa
The children of Palestine are leading the protests in Ottawa
‘Reno-viction’ rage: Tenants demand policies to protect low-income renters in Ottawa
ACORN members and tenants rally at Ottawa City Hall demanding anti-displacement policies to protect low-income residents from reno-victions.
Canada Day 2021: A time to reflect
This year, attitudes toward Canada Day were affected by recent revelations of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children on land near former residential schools and by the shocking attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in London, ON. Across the country on July 1, there were celebrations of…
Planning committee approves zoning change to allow eight-storey Lowertown supportive housing building for Indigenous people and women in need
The city’s planning committee has approved a zoning change to allow the construction of an eight storey building at 216 Murray St. to offer housing to Indigenous people and women in Lowertown.
Open door possibilities: Community fridges are filling the gaps that cause food insecurity
COVID-19 exacerbated issues of food insecurity across Canada, and some communities are turning to community fridges as a response.
Accessibility advocates concerned by barriers posed by e-scooters in Ottawa as pandemic restrictions lift
As pandemic restrictions lift over the summer, Ottawa advocates are concerned the city’s e-scooter pilot is posing accessibility barriers.
Group wants public washrooms part of Ottawa’s Official Plan
GottaGo! Ottawa wants the city to make public washrooms part of the Official Plan that is new being finalized by staff.
CHEO lottery winner pays back Pembroke organizations that helped him
This year’s CHEO lottery winner gives back to organizations and charities in his hometown that helped him though some hard times.
Cornerstone site uncertainty sheds light on pandemic effect on shelters
Cornerstone Housing for Women’s urgent need to find a new site highlights the lack of security and safety vulnerable women and gender diverse people are facing amid the pandemic.