De-streaming high schools won’t solve deep-rooted divides in education
De-streaming high schools in Ontario is a step in the right direction, but isn’t the solution.
End of government supports will likely push up poverty rates, experts warn
A new Statistics Canada report suggests poverty will likely increase past the 2019 levels as even lower-middle class people struggle with inflation.
Women’s walkathon aims to create safer neighbourhoods and battle violence
The walkathon encourages Ottawa residents to take pictures of community safety concerns.
The Ottawa Paw Pantry adjusts to keep helping low-income families feed their pets
Ottawa Paw Pantry provides pet food to low-income families. Operations have been rethought because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Religious show and tell: Ottawa’s Islamic Heritage Month helps educate, but some say more is needed to combat hate
Since 2007 October has been designated as islamic Heritage Month by the Federal Government. across Canada every October Muslim congregations hold events showcasing the true history, teachings and image of Islam for the public to see.
Trans ID clinic reopening in downtown Ottawa this month
Kind Space, a 2SLGBTQIA+ community centre in Ottawa, is reopening their Trans ID clinic this October.
Waiting for the dough: One Ontario family’s life in limbo on the list for autism services
There are just more that 53,000 places in the Rogers Centre for eager baseball fans supporting the Toronto Blue Jays. Replace each fan with a child on Ontario’s waitlist for autism services and there still wouldn’t be enough room. The Durand-Shea family of the Durham region occupies three of those seats. As the mother of seven-year-old triplet boys who are…
Shawn Menard campaigns for ‘progressive change’ this municipal election
Capital Ward councillor Shawn Menard said he’s campaigning for himself and mayoral candidate Catherine McKenney.
Celebrating Indigeneity in person: The Asinabka film festival returns to roaring applause
The 11th annual Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival launched with a cheering audience.
Hate on the rise in Ottawa, police say and victims are bearing the brunt
The number of hate crimes reported to Ottawa police continues to rise for a third year in a row.
Remembering a hero: The first Chief Pinesi Day honours life of Algonquin leader
The Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation celebrated their first ever Chief Pinesi Day on July 1st.
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.